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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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Mid-Atlantic Power Festival

So much fun in the mud!!

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Alabama Shakes

Brad has your chance to win tickets during One Second Music Quiz!

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Virginia Super Regional Times Announced

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Virginia will host Maryland at 4pm on Friday afternoon, coverage on WINA begins at 3:30.

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UVA Will Host Maryland In Super Regional

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The University of Virginia baseball program will host a Super Regional Tournament.

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UVA Baseball Prevails Over USC 14-10

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UVA outlasted the Trojans of USC 14-10 in an 11-inning baseball game. They now wait for their next opponent, either UCLA or Maryland.

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UVA Plays USC In Lake Elsinore Regional

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The Hoos begin NCAA competition Friday against USC.

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Apple recalls Beats Pill XL speakers

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Apple will recall about 233,000 Pill XL portable wireless speakers due to a fire hazard from overheating batteries.

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Instagram takes steps to open platform to advertisers

File-This April 9, 2012, file photo shows Instagram being demonstrated on an iPhone in New York. Social media websites Facebook and Instagram have stopped working Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The problem is affecting users in Australia but also in other countries including the United States. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File)

Instagram will make ads available to all types of businesses, not just hand-selected brands.

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Paris removes ‘love locks’ from famed bridge

Paris city employees remove a railing loaded with locks on the famed Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, Monday June 1, 2015. Lovers in Paris, beware: City authorities are taking down thousands of padlocks affixed to the famed Pont des Arts bridge. The city council says the locks, usually hung by couples to express eternal love, cause long-term damage to Paris heritage and sometimes pose a security risk. Last summer a chunk of fencing fell off under their weight.

City authorities in Paris are taking down thousands of padlocks affixed to the famed Pont des Arts bridge.

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Microsoft Windows 10 arrives in July

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at an event demonstrating the new features of Windows 10 at the company's headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft reports quarterly financial results on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

Microsoft will roll out a mobile-friendly operating system in July.

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Google increases user privacy controls

eople are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014.

Google is making it easier to manage your privacy controls, and find out how your information is being used.

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Global watchdog slashes US economic forcast

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gestures as he addresses reporters during a joint press conference with OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, at the OECD headquarter in Paris, Thursday March 12, 2015.

The world economy risks a low-growth spiral unless measures are taken to spur demand and incite businesses to boost sluggish investments.

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Man shot dead after lunging at police in Boston

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley speaks as FBI Special Agent in Charge of Boston Vincent B. Lisi, left to right, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans, far right, look on during a joint news conference at the Boston Police Department's Headquarters Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Boston. A man under surveillance by a joint terrorism task force was shot and killed outside a pharmacy Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a city police officer when asked to drop his military style knife before the officer and an FBI agent opened fire.

A man who was under surveillance by terrorism investigators lunged with a knife at a police in Boston.

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Empty schools pose tough sell for Chicago

A playground is seen behind a locked gate at Woods Elementary Math & Science Academy in Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 8, 2015.

Shuttered buildings have become a vivid symbol of the fight over Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's education reform.

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Encouraging job market news sends stocks higher

FILE - This Sept. 17, 2008 file photo shows a Wall Street sign in New York. U.S. stocks are opening lower Tuesday, June 2, 2015, as investors fret over Greece's shaky finances.

Stocks are opening slightly higher as traders following reports that companies stepped up hiring in May.

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Obama signs bill reforming surveillance program

President Barack Obama pauses while talking about National Security Agency (NSA)surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington.Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, the president called for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court's permission before accessing the records.

Passage of the USA Freedom Act, the result of an alliance between Senate Democrats and some of the chamber's most conservative Republicans, was a victory for Obama.

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New Chinese restaurant’s name: I Don’t Know

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There's a new Chinese restaurant in Rochester. The name? I Don't Know.

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Sex ed field trip angers parents

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A sex education teacher has angered parents by taking students on a field trip to an adult novelty store in Minneapolis.

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Burglar’s red underwear leads to police arrest

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The blue sneakers were the subject of the crime. But it was a Long Island man's red underwear that led him into the hands of police.

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Woman reunited with family dog after 7 years

A Boston terrier named Mango relaxes after winning best of opposite sex at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.

A South Florida woman has been reunited with her Boston Terrier who ran away seven years ago.

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Equifax settles lawsuit with man named ‘God’

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A man named God has settled a lawsuit with Equifax and plans to buy a new BMW.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Giant hamster attacks city

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Forget tiny hamsters having a picnic, this hamster is about to eat an entire city!

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Matthew Lawyers Want No Press At Hearing

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Lawyers for Jesse Matthew want to ban reporters from attending a pretrial hearing.

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Dominion Sues 27 Landowners Over Pipeline

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Dominion has sued 27 landowners over their refusal to allow the utility to survey their property for the natural gas pipeline.

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Big Improvement In Local Jobless Rate

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There was a big improvement in the unemployment rate for April in our region.

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REVIEW: The ‘Entourage’ movie is the TV show on steroids

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It's time to check back in on Vincent, Turtle, Drama, E and Ari with an unnecessary Entourage feature.

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‘Prison Break’ reboot in the works

Wentworth Miller, who portrays Michael Scofield, a man trying to break his wrongfully convicted brother out of prison on Fox's "Prison Break," walks across the yard at the Joliet Correctional Center in Joliet, Ill.,, Oct. 19, 2005. Much of the drama series is filmed at the prison, which last held inmates in 2002.

Fox executives are reportedly planning to revive cult drama "Prison Break" six years after it was taken off-air.

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‘Veep’ future in Maryland in question

Tony Hale, left, winner of the award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus winner of the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series both for their roles on “Veep”, are seen at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.

HBO's "Veep" has filmed in Maryland for four years, but its future in the state is in question after the series scored $6.5 million in California film tax credits.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Giant hamster attacks city

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Forget tiny hamsters having a picnic, this hamster is about to eat an entire city!

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James Franco spoofs Shia LaBeouf’s art project videos

James Franco attends the AOL NewFront 2015 at 4 World Trade Center on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in New York.

Shia LaBeouf's weird motivational video gets even weirder when James Franco puts his own personal spin on it.

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