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Broadcasters for Blood

Join us, Monday, January 26th at the DoubleTree Hotel for our Virginia Blood Services Broadcasters for Blood Drive from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. collecting blood to help support local lives. Free parking will be available.

Enjoy free food and prize raffles throughout the day, where we team up with the Newsplex TV stations to help save lives!  In addition to the giveaways all day, we will be holding 2 special grand prize raffle at the end of the day — one for an iPad Mini with Bluetooth speakers and the other for a 42″ TV from Crutchfield!

 

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ZOSO – THE ULTIMATE LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE

 

Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since the real thing. For Zoso, it’s much more than just being a tribute. It’s about touching a golden era in music. Zoso embodies Page, Plant, Bonham and Jones in their spirit, tightly-wound talent and authenticity. Learn more and get your tickets!

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The truTV Impractical Jokers Tour featuring The Tenderloins

 

The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe — Sal Vulcano, Joe Gatto, James “Murr” Murray and Brian “Q” Quinn — star in truTV’s hit show, “Impractical Jokers;” and are headed from your screen to the stage to perform a live comedy show in Richmond! The night will be filled with laughs and hilarious videos inspired by the long-running “Jokers.” Expect there to be never-before-seen footage, and the guys doing what they do best. By the way, have you seen Larry?

Tickets are on sale now!

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An Evening with Gov’t Mule with spcial guest John Scofield

Rock torchbearers Gov’t Mule are celebrating their 20th anniversary with an extensive tour and a series of dynamic live archival releases that highlight the group’s versatility and epic, fearless live performances. No two Gov’t Mule shows are alike, as the band draws on the more than 300 songs in their repertoire (and often a host of special guests) to create a unique experience each and every time. Their steadily expanding fan base knows that the Mule always has something special waiting for them. Expect the unexpected.

Tickets go on sale 10am on December 12!

Get them early on December 11 from 10a – 10p.  Use the password: BROKEN

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Fleetwood Mac is coming to Charlottesville!

Congrats to Tracy Glass who won GOLD seating at the show just by being a member of the 97-5 3WV Text Club!

Rock legends Fleetwood Mac, who performed two sold-out shows at NYC’s Madison Square Garden earlier this week, have confirmed they will be adding at least 28 more dates to their already scheduled 40-city ON WITH THE SHOW tour. The announcement was made during the band’s live performance this morning on NBC’s TODAY Show where The Mac performed for thousands of adoring fans. The second leg of the tour will begin on Jan. 16, 2015 in St. Paul, Minn. A complete Fleetwood Mac itinerary listing current dates and additional shows follows this release.

American Express card members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, Oct. 13 at 10:00 a.m. through Sunday, Oct. 19 at 10:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale starting Oct. 20 through the Live Nation mobile app and at www.livenation.com. For further information and on sale dates, please go to www.fleetwoodmac.com.

Fleetwood Mac is currently performing with their five star lineup including the returning songbird Christine McVie who rejoined the band following a 16 year absence.

 

 

 

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A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

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Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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Judge Hands Claire Ogilvie Four Year Prison Term

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A judge has sentenced Claire Ogilvie to four years in prison for a 2014 incident at the home of a local lawmaker.

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Albemarle Supervisors Oppose Bell Budget Amendment

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Members say they never saw Delegate Rob Bell’s bill, which might kill the Rio Road/29 North interchange.

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No Link Between Jesse Matthew, Alexis Murphy

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DNA test results are back, and DNA from the suspect in the Hannah Graham case could not be found in Alexis Murphy’s car.

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If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

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