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Downtown After 5!

w/ Asheville Rock Academy, Asheville All-Stars (members from Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, The Asheville Horns, Molli Party, The Hermit Kings, Bayou Diesel, Mary Francis and The Dirty Classics, The Tuesday Night Funk Jam House Band, and many more!)

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars’ minus music

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Without John Williams, the Throne Room would be a scene full of people creepily smiling at each other.

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Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

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The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

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Sesame Street’s ‘Star S’mores’ trailer

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Sesame Street has its own take on "Star Wars" and it's adorable, funny, creative ... and makes us want to be a kid again.

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Rory McIlroy’s amazing tee shot

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The golfer's tee shot goes left into the trees and somehow lands in the pocket of a spectator!

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Kmart’s ‘Not a Christmas’ commercial

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The retailer is back with another funny commercial, this time focusing on the fact that it's not even Halloween yet - so it's too early for Christmas!

Entertainment

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

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Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

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A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

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The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

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Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 18

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

National

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California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

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Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.

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ISIS planned beheading of random person in Australia

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Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.

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House votes to arm Syrian rebels; Senate next

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The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels - now it's the Senate's turn.

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White House proposes new energy efficiency rules

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The latest efforts include standards for commercial air conditioning units that could slash energy use.

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Obama vows not to fight another ground war in Iraq

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Support for ISIS increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages, senior officials say.

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Stoners find love on weed-themed dating sites

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

New websites cater exclusively to smokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly."

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Captain Citrus: OJ crusader, crime fighter

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Florida has a muscular new superhero who promotes orange juice while battling evil through the power of the sun.

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‘Frozen’ wedding gown for brides who can’t ‘Let it Go’

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Brides everywhere can soon get married in true Disney fairytale style.

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Police: Intruder caught cooking corn in home

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A Massachusetts man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home to fix himself a snack.

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Chinese city sidewalk offers ‘cell phone’ lane

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The special path offers a lane for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars’ minus music

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Without John Williams, the Throne Room would be a scene full of people creepily smiling at each other.

News

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CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

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The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

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Chrissie Hynde calls today’s singers ‘porn stars’

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The rocker says there's a difference between talent and "porn stars trying to make records."

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American waistlines still expanding

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The average waistline increased by more than an inch over the past decade.

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Urban Outfitters apologizes for Kent State sweatshirt

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The shirt sparked outrage for its blood-red dye and holes, in a look reminiscent of the infamous 1970 campus shootings.

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Do you tip the hotel maid?

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Marriott is placing envelopes in its 160,000 hotel rooms to encourage guests to leave gratuity.

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Amy Winehouse honored with hometown statue

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The unveiling of the life-sized, brass sculpture fell on what would have been the "Back to Black" hitmaker's 31st birthday.

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Pope marries couples who have cohabited, had children

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Pope Francis married 20 couples on Sunday in the latest sign that the Argentine pontiff wants the church to be more open.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alt tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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