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Race to the Taps Registration Event

Want to register for Race to the Taps and avoid the online fees? Join us at our Race to the Taps sign up event Saturday, July 11th from 12-2pm at Asheville Running Company in the River Arts District! Sign up for any of the upcoming races — Asheville Brewing, South Slope AND Oskar Blues races — with no online processing fees!

Enjoy complimentary beverages from Asheville Running Company, plus 15% off all regularly priced items shoes and clothing!

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Sunday Music in the Park: Lyric

Lyric performs at the Asheville Downtown Association’s concert series – Sunday Music in the Park – on Sunday, July 12th from 4-6pm. Get all the details!

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Creative dentistry

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Hey kids, don't try this at home ... or maybe do, and become Internet famous.

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Miami judge recognizes suspect as middle school classmate

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A man charged with burglary is moved to tears when he realizes he went to middle school with the judge assigned to his case.

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This cat doesn’t care about your yoga pose

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This adorable cat has mastered the art of passive aggressive protest.

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Car jumps open drawbridge

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Talk about distracted driving!

Entertainment

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Today in entertainment history: July 7

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

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The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!

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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are officially married

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The "That '70s Show" stars are officially Mr. and Mrs. after a top-secret weekend wedding.

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‘Jurassic World’ roars to top of July 4th weekend box office

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The blockbuster is now the the fourth-highest-grossing movie in American history.

National

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

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It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

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Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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Iran demands end to U.N. missile sanctions, West refuses

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A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo are among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, July 6

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

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The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.

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Man posing as security guard steals $75K from Walmart

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The suspect was dressed in clothes similar to those of an armored truck employee and was able to walk out without raising suspicion.

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Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

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A man celebrating the Fourth of July used his head as a launch pad.

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Woman’s parking citation tossed because of missing comma

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An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

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For sale: Prison

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Looking for a place that can house hundreds? You're in luck.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Creative dentistry

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Hey kids, don't try this at home ... or maybe do, and become Internet famous.

News

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RETAIL THERAPY: Amazon plans massive ‘Prime Day’ to celebrate 20th birthday

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The online retail giant plans to celebrate two decades of deals and two-day shipping with "more deals than Black Friday."

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Ed Sheeran lands role in ‘gruesome’ new show

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The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has landed a role in a top-secret TV pilot.

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Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell in Chicago

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The four surviving members of the band ended their 50-year-run this weekend.

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‘Minecraft’ celebrities draw record crowd to gaming

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Some of today's biggest celebrities aren't rock stars or sports heroes - they're gamers.

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Dave Grohl gets a giant throne for first gig back after breaking leg

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The Foo Fighters frontman returned to the stage in epic style.

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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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Montana polygamist vows to fight for marriage license

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A Montana polygamist featured on the show "Sister Wives" says he will sue if denied the right to legally wed his second wife.

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Sunday Music in the Park: Lyric

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Lyric performs at the Asheville Downtown Association’s concert series – Sunday Music in the Park – on Sunday, July 12th from 4-6pm!

​Run with PRIDE at the Gay 5K & Wellness Day!

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​Run with PRIDE Saturday, July 11th at the Gay 5K and Wellness Day at Carrier Park. The 5th Annual Blue…

Save the French Broad with Matisyahu and 98.1 the RIVER!

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Join us on July 24 as Matisyahu helps us in our ongoing work to save the French Broad River!

Race to the Taps Asheville Brewing 4-Miler

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Runners and craft beer enthusiasts, SIGN UP FOR the Race to the Taps 4-miler at Asheville Brewing Saturday, July 18th…

HomeGrown in Pritchard

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A FREE concert series featuring local musicians Thursday nights from 6 – 8pm in Pritchard Park!

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