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Sunday Music in the Park: Hymns and Beer

Hymns and Beer perform at the Asheville Downtown Association’s concert series – Sunday Music in the Park – on Sunday, May 31st from 4-6pm. Get all the details!

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Race to the Taps at Pisgah Brewing!

Join us for the second Race to the Taps 4-miler at Pisgah Brewing Company on Friday, June 12th! Race day registration and packet pick up begins at 4pm, and the race will start at 6! Stick around for the awards ceremony at 7:30pm, featuring unique craft-beer centric prizes! Get registered today for only $38!

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Sunday Music in the Park: Bayou Deal

Bayou Deal perform at the Asheville Downtown Association’s concert series – Sunday Music in the Park – on Sunday, June 14th from 4-6pm. Get all the details!

Viral Videos

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Paralyzed student walks across stage at college graduation

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Injured playing football in 2010, Christopher Norton walked across the stage with help from his new fiancée.

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This ‘Single Ladies/Ducktales’ mashup is a thing of beauty

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WATCH: The infamous video from Beyoncé's hit single pairs perfectly with the cartoon theme song.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 10 years of YouTube in 2 minutes

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The viral video site that is now a part of everyday life launched 10 years ago and forever changed the Internet.

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Watch Steph Curry’s adorable daughter steal the post-game presser – again

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Riley Curry is the hottest sports baby in the game right now.

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‘Animal Sound Man’ and his amazing impersonations

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Give this guy an animal - any animal - and he can do a spot-on impersonation.

Entertainment

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This weekend in entertainment history

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

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

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Find out what you should watch this weekend and get a sneak peak at what's being added next month.

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REVIEW: The Earth quakes, cleavage shakes in ‘San Andreas’

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"San Andreas" is so over the top, Michael Bay might find it excessive.

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Cast of ‘Big Bang Theory’ helps students study science

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Dozens of crew and cast members, including Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, have raised more than $4 million for "The Big Bang Theory" Scholarship Endowment.

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Google wants the world’s photos

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The online photo service is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the big stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Hundreds seek safety as historic floods ravage Texas

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Thunderstorms continue to pelt large parts of the region as emergency responders are still working to rescue stranded residents.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

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The center's new observatory opens today, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 29

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

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

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Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

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Sure it’s Swiss, but where are the holes?

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The mystery of Swiss cheese and its disappearing holes has been solved.

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Missing: Hundreds of SATs

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High school students in one community might have to take the biggest test of their life - again.

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Fight for your right … to get the last rib

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Police say an Indiana woman got a fork in the eye in a dispute over BBQ.

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Steven Tyler isn’t playing a farmer’s market

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The Aerosmith frontman didn't book a gig at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm.

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Got the munchies? ‘Weedman’ to the rescue

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Marijuana activist Ed Forchion is opening a restaurant in Trenton, New Jersey's capital city.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 10 years of YouTube in 2 minutes

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The viral video site that is now a part of everyday life launched 10 years ago and forever changed the Internet.

News

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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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Stars salute Pete Townshend

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The Who star was honored with a special concert for his longtime work with the MusiCares charity.

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For Sale: Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

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The King of Pop's former fantasyland is on the market for a cool $100 million.

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Google wants the world’s photos

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The online photo service is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives.

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Watch U2 perform with ‘Bono’

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Will the real Bono please stand up?

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Jack White isn’t really retiring

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The White Stripes star is just planning a little vacation.

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Amazon launching free, same-day delivery

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The online retailer wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive.

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On the RIVER

HomeGrown in Pritchard

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

WIN tickets to Franny’s Farm Fest!

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WIN tickets to Franny’s Farm Fest – featuring performances from Firekid, Red Honey and many more!

Race to the Taps Pisgah Brewing

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Race to the Taps Pisgah Brewing 4-miler Friday, June 12th

WNC Beer Guide

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Think of us as your virtual cicerone of finely fermented beverages! We offer reviews of local breweries and tap rooms, their brew selections and more!

Asheville Half Marathon & 10K

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Runners and Walkers – you don’t want to miss the 2nd annual Asheville Half Marathon and 10K Saturday, June 6th.

98.1 the RIVER Mobile App

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Take us with you wherever you go and download the NEW 98.1 Mobile Streaming App!