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Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show received the great honor of being inducted as the newest members of the historic Grand Ole Opry in 2013. Other highlights include winning a Grammy in 2015 for “Best Folk Album” and in 2013 for “Best Long Form Music Video” for the film Big Easy Express. Also, their classic single, “Wagon Wheel”, receive the RIAA’s Platinum certification for selling over 1,000,000 copies.

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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.

CURED Bacon Fest 2015

CURED Bacon Festival

Cured: Central Virginia Bacon Festival sponsored by Starr Hill Brewery and the Rock Barn. Inaugural festival focused on the love for bacon. A selection of Charlottesville’s finest locally owned restaurants will each be on site offering small plates of 2-3 bacon-themed dishes.  VIP Tickets get you in at noon for this amazing event!

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Virginia Falls to Notre Dame

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The Virginia baseball team falls 8-2 to Notre Dame in their second game of pool play in the ACC Tournament.

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UVA Falls to Miami

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The Virginia baseball team falls to Miami, 9-5 in pool play at the ACC Tournament on Wednesday afternoon.

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UVA Wins 2015 NCAA Men’s Tennis Title

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Brian Boland's Hoos do it again, the best in the sport in 2015.

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UVA Trounces Georgia Tech In ACC Baseball

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UVA trounces Georgia Tech 11-0 in the ACC Baseball Tournament.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Survey: U.S. schools beef up safety measures

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Public schools have increased security with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Move over Bacardi – there’s a new rum in town

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Pernod Ricard is poised to sell its Cuban-made rum in the U.S. once a 53-year-old trade embargo is lifted, going head-to-head with Bacardi.

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Your knockoff makeup is too good to be true

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Counterfeit makeup, some being sold online, contains untested and dangerous ingredients including rat droppings and urine, police say.

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Fly the crowded skies

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The summer skies will be filled with passenger planes, as a record number of travelers are expected.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

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This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Takata air bag recall could take years to complete

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The largest auto recall in American history affects nearly 1 in 7 cars.

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Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records

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If the Senate doesn't act, the laws authorizing the programs will expire June 1, and officials say they will lose valuable surveillance tools.

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Foiled by a hat

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A man evading police almost got away - if it wasn't for his lost hat.

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Gross grass? Paint your lawn green

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There's plenty of green in California's brown lawns.

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Teacher suspended after screening ‘Fifty Shades’ for students

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A teacher showed the movie to her high school health class as a "reward."

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‘Cruising’ tiger a sight to see

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A realistic-looking stuffed animal caused quite the uproar.

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Man arrested in alleged ‘breaking and napping’

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Police say a burglar brook into a Florida house and fell asleep on the couch.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Game of Thrones: The Musical’

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Coldplay teams up with the cast of "Game of Thrones" for a hilarious musical version of the hit HBO show to help raise money for Red Nose Day.

Local News

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Republican Wants To Be Albemarle Prosecutor

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Republican Robert Tracci wants to be the Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney.

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Aunt Of Slain Teen Becomes Candidate

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The aunt of a murdered teenager becomes a candidate in Nelson County.

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Matthew Hearing On Hold Until June 4

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A hearing involving Jesse Matthew is continued until next month.

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Candidate Takes Aim At Costs Of Studies

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A City Council candidate takes aim at the costs of recent studies.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

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Take this long weekend to binge on shows and movies that are leaving Netflix and get a sneak peak at what's coming next month.

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REVIEW: Disney goes meta at the multiplex with ‘Tomorrowland’

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Long before the credits roll, Tomorrowland will have you craving a theme park turkey leg and planning a meet up at Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.

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