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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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Fridays For Food

nTelos Wireless and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank are joining forces to engage the community to end hunger locally through a monthly, summertime donation drive.  
During Fridays after Five, a community gathering tradition, patrons are asked to stop by the nTelos Wireless & Blue Ridge Area Food Bank booth to donate on the 1st Friday of every month.

FAF for WP 2013 ~1240x800 copy

Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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WWE Live Returns to John Paul Jones Arena

WWE LIVE returns to the John Paul Jones Arena!

John Cena vs Kevin Owens!

Dolph Ziggler w/Lana vs Rusev w/Summer Rae!

See all your favorite WWE Superstars in action! 

Money in the Bank Contract Winner  ~  Sheamus

 Cesaro

 Lucha Dragons

 The Diva’s

feat. Naomi, Charlotte, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks  and Tamina

 and many more!

*card is subject to change*

Tickets start at just $15 and are on sale NOW!

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Listen for your chance to win tickets to the BIG Race!

Listen weekday for your chance to win tickets to Richmond International Raceway for The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, NASCAR XFINITY Series, or The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series September 10th through 12th!  We’ve got your tickets to Nascar.

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County Students Score High On SAT’s

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Albemarle SAT scores are higher than both state and national figures.

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Democrats Unveil Background Check Petition

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With 2,800 signatures, they're not alone in their wish expand background checks for gun buyers.

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Man Murdered In Trailer On Carlton Avenue

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City Police say 31-year-old Jason Lee Shifflett was found shot to death early Thursday morning inside his trailer on Carlton Avenue.

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Man Killed By Train Identified

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A man struck and killed by a train Wednesday night in Crozet was 22-year-old Matthew Michael Shannon.

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Candidate For White Hall School Board Seat

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A woman has entered the race for the White Hall District school board seat.

Sports

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Deflategate: Tom Brady beats NFL, judge nullifies 4-game suspension

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The quarterback's suspension was thrown out by a federal judge after a seven-month standoff between the NFL and its players union.

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The Serena show rolls on

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The Serena Williams show continued at the U.S. Open as the world number one moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam.

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Mayweather ready to hang up gloves as ‘the best ever’

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The boxer plans to go out unbeaten and on his own terms, as "The Best Ever," when he ends his career next week with his welterweight title defense against fellow American Andre Berto.

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Los Angeles mayor says Olympic bid is a ‘new start’ for city

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Los Angeles' 2024 summer Olympics bid will be a new start for the United States as it attempts to land the first summer Games since 1996.

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‘Barbie Jeep Girl’ is a living legend

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After getting her license suspended for a DWI, a Texas State student found a new, four-wheeled way to get around campus.

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Don’t take selfies at an arson you started

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Court documents say a man who burned down a Maryland house in a jealous rage went back to the site and took selfies in front of the ruins.

in Weird

Pot dispensary goes up in smoke

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It took more than 100 firefighters to extinguish this "highly" suspicious blaze.

in Weird

The bicycle bank bandit gets busted

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Federal prosecutors in Missouri say Shaun Christopher Becker robbed six banks and used a bicycle as his getaway ride.

in Weird

Scholarship gives new meaning ‘higher education’

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A Colorado county is thinking about setting up the world's first public college funded with marijuana money.

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C-Ville is Cute?

Charlottesville was just named one of the cutest towns in America. I’m not sure what that means so I’m going…

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Staycation Schmaycation!

For a real vacation – GO SOMEWHERE!

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

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For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

News

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

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The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Love Hulu but hate the ads?

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Hulu is rolling out an ad-free version of its subscription service.

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Cate Blanchett to play Lucille Ball in new biopic

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The movie will chronicle the entertainer's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, her "I Love Lucy" co-star.

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Robin Aldridge Memorial 5K & Kiddie Dash

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Come run the Robin Aldridge Memorial 5K on September 12th!

Miller Lite Bus to see the Nationals

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Join 97.5 3WV and Miller Lite for a road trip to see the Nationals take on the Marlins, September 18!…

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WWE Live Returns to John Paul Jones Arena

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See all of your WWE superstars in action at John Paul Jones Arena Saturday, September 5th. Daniel Bryan Dean Ambrose…

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