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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.

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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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LAST CHANCE to win LOCKN tickets!

 

We’re doing a special Corner Lounge on Location at Wild Wolf Brewing and giving you ONE MORE CHANCE to win 4-day passes to the LOCKN Music Festival.  BUT you gotta be in our Corner Text Club by 4pm Thursday, September 3.

Make sure you’re a member of the Corner Text Club by texting Corner to 77000 by 4pm on September 3. On Thursday, September 3 at 4pm we’ll text all Corner Text Club members the code word to enter for a chance to win passes for four to our Exclusive Corner Lounge Event at Wild Wolf on September 9.  Reply to the text with the appropriate code word by 12 noon Friday, September 4 to enter for your chance to win. 50 winners will be randomly selected and contacted Friday, September 4 from all correct entries.  50 winners will win four passes to our Exclusive Corner Lounge Event at Wild Wolf on September 9, a value of $60 according to management.  At this Corner Lounge Event ONE winner will win a pair of tickets to the LOCKN Festival happening September 10-13, a value of $570, according to festival management.

Winner must be at least 18 years old. Employees of 106.1 The Corner, Charlottesville Radio Group, and its ultimate parent company, Saga Communications, Inc., their advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, employees and immediate families of each, and employees of all media of mass communication within a 100 mile radius of the 106.1 The Corner main studios are not eligible to win any contest.  Immediate family includes the spouse, great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse. This also includes individuals for whom the employee is current legal guardian.

Tickets will be available September 9, 2015. All 106.1 The Corner General Rules apply and can be found at 1061thecorner.com. So, join the Corner Text Club to get your chance to win!   Good Luck from 106.1 The Corner!

 

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LOCKN Music Festival

LOCKN’, a 4-day music festival, with an emphasis on world class music, locally sourced food and sustainability is held annually at the Oak Ridge and LOCKN’ Farms in the foothills of the Blue Ridge in Central Virginia.

Lockn’s two side by side main stages feature full sets that will run seamlessly from one to the other without breaks between performances, giving the audience a unique and singular experience. The emphasis is on quality over quantity, as fewer bands play longer sets and many of the featured artists perform multiple sets on different days.The event will include an exclusive performance by Mad Dogs & Englishmen along with special guests! Don’t miss it.

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Virginia Football Returns On WINA

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Virginia Football returns to the flagship station for UVA sports.

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StubHub, UVA Team Up

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Virginia fans can now use Stub Hub as another way to attain tickets to UVA Athletic events.

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UVA Great Tom Scott Dies

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Tom Scott, the first two-sport All-American at the University of Virginia, has died.

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WINA Announces 2015 High School Football Broadcast Schedule

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Once again, WINA will have High School Football on its airwaves this season.

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Your heart might be ‘older’ than you are

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Three out of four U.S. adults have a predicted "heart age" that is older than they are, putting them at increased risk for heart attacks and strokes.

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‘Consumer Reports’ calls out the ‘worst’ cars of 2015

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With descriptions like "klutzy" and "cheap," these vehicles should go back to the drawing board.

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The ‘tummy tuck’ that saved a hand

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An 87-year-old Texas man had an unusual surgery to save a hand that was badly burned in an accident: Doctors sewed his hand to his belly and left it under a pocket of tissue for three weeks to give it time to heal and form a new blood supply.

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McDonald’s all-day breakfast is coming next month

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Breakfastarians rejoice as the Golden Arches announces you'll soon be able to buy an egg McMuffin at dinner time.

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U.S. marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII

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Sept. 2 marked 70 years since the war officially ended.

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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

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Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.

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U.S. Army to open elite Ranger School to all genders

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The U.S. Army said on Wednesday it would open its elite Ranger School to all soldiers regardless of gender, after two women made history last month by becoming the first to pass the grueling leadership course.

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

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The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

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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.

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Pot dispensary goes up in smoke

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

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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.

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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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The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

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The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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Man Dies After Being Hit By Train

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Albemarle Police are investigating the Wednesday night death of a male pedestrian who was hit by a train in Crozet.

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Supervisors Continue Debate Over Plan

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The Albemarle Supervisors continue their debate over a possible change in the county's comprehensive plan.

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PVCC Expects Enrollment Decline

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PVCC expects lower enrollment for the fall semester than it had a year ago.

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Barnett Ends Bid For School Board

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Patrick Barnett has ended his campaign for the Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle School Board.

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Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

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The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

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Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

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Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

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Alabama Shakes star releases new LP

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Brittany Howard has wasted no time following up Alabama Shakes' new record, "Sound and Color," releasing an 10-track, self-titled new LP.

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