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Charlottesville's WTJU to begin broadcasting in Richmond area this Sunday

WTJU, the long-running UVA radio station that broadcasts at 91.1 FM in Charlottesville, will expand to Richmond's airwaves this Sunday. Taking over Ashland station WHAN, WTJU's broadcast will be rebroadcast via webstream over local airwaves at 102.9 FM and 1430 AM starting at midnight on February 1.

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Hear Katy Perry's Super Bowl song (sort of) before the big game this Sunday

This just in, folks--comedian Tim Heidecker got his hands on an early copy of Katy Perry's special Super Bowl Song and it's... well, have a listen below:

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Celebrate 10 awesome years of independent radio at WRIR's 10th anniversary party next week

Live performances from kick-ass bands, local DJs, and gallons upon gallons of beer. What could possibly be more quintessentially Richmond?

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Virginia State correctional officers ask GA for first pay raise in almost a decade

RICHMOND – Joined by a group of prison guards, two legislators called for a budget amendment on Tuesday to increase the salaries of correctional officers in Virginia.

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Check out RVA singer-songwriter Patrick Bates' beautifully devastating new EP, Feathers and Pearls

Chances are if you're familiar with Patrick Bates, the local singer-songwriter whose latest EP, Feathers and Pearls, came out this week, it's under a slightly different name. His real name is Patrick Ball, and it's under that name that he's been working as a soundman for over a decade, both locally and with nationally touring acts like Phantogram, The Antlers, and The Head And The Heart.

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VA Senate committee keeps strict abortion regulations on the law books

A Senate committee killed three bills which would have eased abortion regulations in the commonwealth today. Pre-abortion trans-vaginal ultrasounds, mandatory waiting periods, and how insurers cover the controversial procedure would have been altered by the bills, but the 15 member Senate Education and Health Committee nixed them all.

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Era Vintage brings mid-century and vintage decor to Church Hill and beyond

Church Hill was recently featured in the New York Times as a desirable, historical neighborhood to eat and shop your way through. The area has definitely sprung up in the past few years, but there's still one thing missing... the shopping. However, there is a hidden vintage antiques and furniture force that you may want to put on your list.

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Virginia’s very own Keystone: The Atlantic Coast Pipeline

While those in Washington debate the proposed Keystone Pipeline, running oil from Canada down to Texas Gulf Coast, a similar project is trying to get approved here in Virginia - the 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline. However, locals are not giving up their land and scenic views so easily.

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Virginia's only chance to decriminalize marijuana this year is now dead

RICHMOND -- The Senate Courts of Justice Committee on Wednesday killed a bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

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RVA Shows You Must See This Week 1/28-2/3

FEATURE SHOW
Saturday, January 31, 9 PM
Evan Dando, Sara Johnston, Long Arms @ The Camel - $15 in advance/$18 day of show (order tickets HERE)

Some might say this recommendation is pure nostalgia--and listen, I get that. It's been nearly a decade since Evan Dando has released any new original material, either as a solo artist or as the frontman for his longtime band The Lemonheads. But isn't there something to be said for celebrating the classic, timeless work of a truly great American singer-songwriter?

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