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Quit Smoking Charlottesville

Every Thursday from 5-6pm at the Charlottesville/Alb Health Department on Rose HIll Drive from March 5th – May 21st. Learn various ways like acupuncture, exercise, hypnosis, medication options, nutrition, stress reduction and more! FREE and open to the public.

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Sips & Cinema

April 30

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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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FSPCA’s 5th Annual 5k

Saturday, May 2nd

Local

in Albemarle County, Local, UVA

UVA Sets Up Committees On Student Costs

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UVA will set up new committees that focus on costs of being a student.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Library Board Gets Complaints About Display

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Our area's library board hears complaints about a display at the Central Library.

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Orange School Lockdown Based On Bogus Threat

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A Gordonsville school had a lockdown Monday, but the call that triggered it was bogus.

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CNU Poll: Bush Leading Clinton In Virginia

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A new poll from Christopher Newport University shows Jeb Bush leading Hillary Clinton by two percentage points.

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UVA Alumnus Succeeds Lynch As Prosecutor

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A UVA graduate succeeds Loretta Lynch in a prosecutor's post.

National

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

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Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

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Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Death toll climbs as Nepal scrambles to organize quake relief

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Thousands began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday after two days of powerful aftershocks and shortages of food and water.

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Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

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The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

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Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

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The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran.

Lifestyle

in Lifestyle, National

Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

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The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

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Register glitch forces thousands of Starbucks to close

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Registers that once merely rang up tabs and stored cash have evolved into hubs that can collect enormous volumes of data and carry out many tasks.

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Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

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The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from popular diet sodas.

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Colleges giving new meaning to ‘BYOB’

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You can now study for a bachelor's in beer or perhaps a master's in malt.

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Some Apple Watches shipping sooner than expected

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Many who ordered the new smartwatch were told that delivery could take a month or longer, but now Apple says some deliveries will start tomorrow.

Blog

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How 3D Printing Changed this Dog’s Life.

Derby the dog: Running on 3D Printed Prosthetics

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What’s Trending This Week {Video}

Goats, baby spiders, golf carts and retro superheros

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How to Survive Spring Allergies

Some tips from the experts

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jason Alexander re-records George Costanza’s answering machine message

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"2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings gets a custom voicemail message based on the infamous "Seinfeld" song.

News

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 28

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

in Music

Mariah Carey blasts ex-lover in new song

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The R&B superstar dishes dirt on an ex - who may or may not be Nick Cannon - in her new track, "Infinity."

in Viral Videos

WATCH: The ‘perfect’ body

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A blogger and personal trainer takes on the cyber bullies who criticize her appearance, altering herself in response to their comments. But does she like what she sees?

in Entertainment

Chrissy Teigen is done airbrushing

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The model doesn't use technology to cover up her blemishes in photos she posts online because she wants young girls to realize that even classic beauties are not perfect.

in Entertainment

Sandra Bullock’s son has no idea his mom is a superstar

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Five-year-old Louis doesn't know his mom is an international movie star.

What's Happening

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Presale begins Wednesday, April 22 at 10am through Thursday, April 23 at 10pm. Just use the password: SUNSHINE

Z95 Book Club

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April book ~ “Bossy Pants” by Tina Fey

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Nominate Outstanding Teachers

Z-Mail Club for Freebies & Extras

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