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Quit Smoking Charlottesville

A 12 week support group to help you quit smoking! It’s FREE and open to the public from March 6th through May 22nd.

Go to http://www.cvillefreeclinic.org/index.php/news/events-detail/quit-smoking-with-the-cfc1  for more details.

Carnival

Located at McIntire Park

April 11th – Pork BBQ – Fireworks – Dogwood Trees for sale

April 24th – Chicken in the Park

NASCAR Race Car

The OneMain Financial Branch in Charlottesville, VA will host the NASCAR Race Car of the No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota on April 23rd, 2014.

From 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014, fans will have the opportunity to take photos with the No. 11 Toyota, enjoy refreshments and participate in giveaways from OneMain Financial.

“This is a great opportunity for members of the Charlottesville community to come out and see a full-size replica of what I drive every weekend,” said Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota. “The folks at OneMain Financial provide a great event for the whole family.”

Sadler drives the No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for Joe Gibbs Racing.

The OneMain Financial branch is located at 1820 Rio Hill Center, Suite B3-4, Charlottesville, VA 22901. For more information, please visit www.onemainracing.com.

Dogwood Fashion Show

Belk – Fashion Square Mall

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Dogwood Garden Club Flower Show

The Dogwood Garden Club is having a flower show on Thursday, April 24 in celebration with Charlottesville’s 65th Annual Dogwood Festival.  It is free and open to the public, so join us from 1:00PM-4:00PM at the Virginia Department of Forestry Building, 900 Natural Resources Drive, Charlottesville, VA.  We’ll showcase beautiful horticultural exhibits and gorgeous floral designs.

Educational speakers will be:

1-2pm – John Rogers from Mowry Spring Vineyards, “Creating a Vineyard”

2-3pm – Bill Bonwell from Stony Mountain Nursery, “Water Features for Your Garden”

3-4pm – Karen Hall from the Central Virginia Beekeeper’s Association, “The Importance of Bees in Our World”

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Today in entertainment history: April 23

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A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Alicia Silverstone courts controversy in new book for moms

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The clueless star criticizes everything from vaccination to potty-training. Her methods may surprise you.

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It’s going to cost more to watch ‘Orange is the New Black’

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Get ready because Netflix is raising its prices so "House of Cards" is going to cost more too.

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Bill Cosby to be honored at American Comedy Awards

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Veteran funnyman Bill Cosby is set to receive the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence.

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‘American Dad’ will be family affair for the Thickes

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The R&B singer joins his "Growing Pains" dad on an upcoming episode.

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Spurs Popovich named NBA Coach of the Year

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Gregg Popovich was voted NBA Coach of the Year, becoming a three-time winner of the award.

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Bulls Noah named Defensive Player of the Year

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Joakim Noah was named the NBA's defensive player of the year, the first player from the franchise since Michael Jordan in 1988.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, April 22.

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Dodgers star accused of wrongdoing in journey from Cuba to Big Leagues

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As young Cuban slugger Yasiel Puig is earning millions on the baseball field but a bizarre story is unfolding in U.S. court documents.

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11 times we wish we could have sat courtside with Jack Nicholson

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Jack Nicholson is almost as good at being a basketball fan as he is an actor. Here's a few times we wish we could have sat courtside at the Lakers with the screen legend.

Viral Videos

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Action Movie Kid flies to school

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Who needs a school bus when your dad is an animator?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Priest’s surprise

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A priest gives a bride and groom the wedding vows of a lifetime.

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The 100 Peeps Challenge

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How long would it take you to eat 100 Peeps?

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‘Kiss the Girl’ in real life

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Singing Disney's "Kiss the Girl" in The Little Mermaid is cute, but doing it in real life is weird.

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Ailing Craig Sager’s son fills on NBA sidelines

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WATCH: Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has a message for the longtime NBA sideline reporter.

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Frost Hurt Local Peach and Apple Crops

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One orchard lost half of its peach crop

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City Council Approves Expanded Recycling

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City Hall approves taking recycling program beyond two pilot neighborhoods.

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Councilors Hear More Complaints About Speeding Drivers

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Residents of Midway Manor and South Street complain about speeding drivers.

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Former UVA Associate Dean Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

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Michael Morris could get up to fifty years behind bars

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City Grand Jury Indicts Tsaye Lemar Simpson

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A Charlottesville man has indicted Tsaye Lemar Simpson for murder.

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Area High School Kids Get Scholarships From Couric Forum

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Nine of this area's high school seniors have won scholarship money from the Couric Leadership Forum.

News

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Biden offers Kiev U.S. help, condemns corruption

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Vice President Joe Biden says Washington is ready to help Ukraine's economy but warned they must fight the "cancer" of corruption.

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Court orders U.S. to release memo on drones

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The U.S. Department of Justice will turn over information about the government's targeted killing of people linked to terrorism.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Priest’s surprise

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A priest gives a bride and groom the wedding vows of a lifetime.

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Jurors hear cleric’s praise for 9/11 attacks

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In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, shown at his trial, he said "everyone was happy" with the 9/11 attacks.

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10 for today: Tuesday, April 22

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A look at the news making headlines today, Tuesday, April 22.

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Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon, first U.S. victor in 3 decades

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It was an emotional finish in a city still recovering from last year's fatal bombing attack on the world-renowned race.

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