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Watkins Family Hour (Night One)

feat. Sara & Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek, Fiona Apple & more!
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The Revelers

Standing Show with limited tables and seats available in the music hall – if come, first serve.

Dinner reservations for the dining room can be made by calling Isis at 828-575-2737. Seats can be saved in the balcony first come, first serve.

The Revelers, founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys are “unquestionably the two groups at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural Renaissance.” They joined together to form a Louisiana supergroup, combining Swamp-Pop, Cajun, Country, Blues and Zydeco into a powerful tonic of roots music that could only come from Southwest Louisiana.This is a CD Release for their new album “Get Ready”

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Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sale

Join Stephanie from 98.1 the RIVER at Habitat for Humanity’s annual Fall ReStore Sale!

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Watkins Family Hour (Night Two)

feat. Sara & Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek, Fiona Apple & more!
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Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

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For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

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How to make work better

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Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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Witness the power!

Entertainment

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Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

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The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force".

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 4

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

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The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

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Love Hulu but hate the ads?

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Hulu is rolling out an ad-free version of its subscription service.

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Cate Blanchett to play Lucille Ball in new biopic

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The movie will chronicle the entertainer's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, her "I Love Lucy" co-star.

National

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Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento college

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One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.

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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.

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The skies will be crowded this Labor Day

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The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.

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Days numbered for barcodes as shoppers demand more data

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Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode - the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day.

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‘Barbie Jeep Girl’ is a living legend

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After getting her license suspended for a DWI, a Texas State student found a new, four-wheeled way to get around campus.

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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.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

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For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

News

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Gene Simmons Steps Up Internet Security After Police Raid

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Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has stepped up his Internet security after police raided his home in a bid to trace an offender who downloaded child porn using the star’s wireless network.

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The high price of turning your dog into a foodie

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The gourmet pet food on the shelves these days is hardly the tasteless kibble of yore.

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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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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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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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Healing Hands for Arthritis

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Join Massage Envy Spa and 98.1 the RIVER for Healing Hands for Arthritis and help end America’s #1 cause of disability!

Don’t miss LAAFF!

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The annual Lexington Arts and Fun Festival returns to Asheville this weekend, a street festival filled with live music, local art and family-friendly fun!

Race to the Taps Oskar Blues 4-miler

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The Race to the Taps Oskar Blues 4-miler on Saturday, October 3rd at 1pm will start and end at Oskar…

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