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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

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Friday’s After Five – 2014 Season

Still FREE after all these years!

Baker Butler Elementary Community Yard Sale

Mark you calendars for the Baker Butler Elementary School’s PTO’s Annual Granny’s Attic Community Yard Sale, Saturday, April 19th from 8am until noon. Donations will be accepted at Baker Butler Elementary School on Friday, April 18th from 6pm til 9pm.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Do you have questions about your pregnancy? Come and meet other moms-to-be, enjoy snacks, and get free giveaways at Baby Basics Moms Club. The group covers everything you can expect when your’re expecting. UVA Children’s Hospital and Women’s service host a meeting at Trinity Episcopal on Preston Avenue: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 9:30-11:00 AM and 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5:30-7:00 PM.

Entertainment

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Today in entertainment history: April 18

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A look back at Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Cast keeps ‘Heaven Is for Real’ grounded

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Connor Corum, left, and Greg Kinnear in a scene from "Heaven Is For Real."

Based on the true story described in the best-selling book, the film introduces us to a four year old boy who says he went to heaven.

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Could we soon see ‘Mrs. Doubtfire 2?’

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This could be the sequel we've been waiting for.

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Amy Poehler and Will Arnett officially file for divorce

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Though they've been separated since 2012, we're sad to see one of Hollywood's funniest couples split.

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‘Hobbit’ star found guilty in drug case

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Actor Mikael Persbrandt has been sentenced to five months in jail for buying cocaine.

Sports

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

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Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

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Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

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Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

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Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

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No. 1 Virginia Cruises Past William & Mary, 11-2

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UVA Baseball wins a mid week tune up as they prepare for North Carolina.

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Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

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The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

Viral Videos

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Watch Taylor Swift’s video blog of bridal shower surprise

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The superstar documented her surprise appearance at an Ohio bride's celebration.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kicked in the head by a train

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This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

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Realistic Mario

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How would Mario REALLY fare in the Mushroom Kingdom?

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Slow motion parkour dog

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If you thought parkour videos were cool, wait until you see the dog version!

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How ‘Frozen’ Should Have Ended

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This "alternative ending" would have made Frozen a COMPLETELY different movie!

UVA

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Court Ruling Against Conservative Group In Mann Case

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There's another court ruling in the Michael Mann global warming debate.

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More Clearance Under Truck-Eating Bridge

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The cobblestones are being removed from the crosswalk at University Avenue and 14th Street, giving more clearance under the truck-eating bridge.

Wednesday in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

No. 1 Virginia Cruises Past William & Mary, 11-2

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UVA Baseball wins a mid week tune up as they prepare for North Carolina.

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State Responds To Daly Lawsuit Against ABC

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The state has filed its response to Elizabeth Daly's lawsuit against ABC agents over the sparkling water incident.

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Tea Party Celebrates Milestone, Blasts Those Who Raised Taxes

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The Jefferson Area Tea Party has turned five, and it's blasting those who have raised taxes.

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New UVA Professor Wins Pulitzer

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Second Pulitzer for new University of Virginia history professor

News

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Calls for peace at Kansas shooting memorial

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The scene of a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace.

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Obama budget plan would boost U.S. tax revenue, cut deficits

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The Congressional Budget Office says the 2015 budget could boost tax revenues while slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion.

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Jobless rates hover at near pre-recession levels

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New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week.

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Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

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Obama, Republicans feud over immigration

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Partisan bickering over immigration reform intensified as each side accused the other of standing in the way of progress.

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Ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50M on gun control

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Michael Bloomberg ramped up efforts to fight gun violence with a $50 million grassroots campaign to organize voters on gun control.

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