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Dollar Dog Night!

Join Mix 96.5 for another $1 Dog Night with the Asheville Tourists at McCormick Field! Gates open at 6pm!

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CHRISTINA PERRI

Doors 7pm. Show 8pm. Buy early and save! Ticket prices will increase the day of show.

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Race to the Taps in South Slope

The Race to the Taps South Slope 4-miler on Saturday, August 8th featuring Catawba Brewing and Twin Leaf Brewery is the most unique Race to the Taps run yet!

This evening 4-miler is no pub crawl and will start and end in the heart of Downtown Asheville on Banks Avenue. The course will highlight areas of the River Arts District as well as the South Slope brewery district near the new Catawba Brewing Company tasting room and Twin Leaf Brewery.

Runners and spectators will be treated to a downtown street party with tunes from DJ Kipper, Human Foosball from Kick It Events, food trucks and complimentary brewery tours of Twin Leaf Brewery and Catawba Brewing at 2pm, 2:30pm and 3pm. Following the race, special release keg tappings will take place at Catawba Brewing at 7pm and Twin Leaf Brewery at 8pm.

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Dollar Dog Night

Join Mix 96.5 for another $1 Dog Night with the Asheville Tourists at McCormick Field! Gates open at 6pm!

Lifestyle

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Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

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With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

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For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

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A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

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The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

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Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

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There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.

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Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

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Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 4

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

Sports

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After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

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The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

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One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

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Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

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Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: When a giant crane lands on your house

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Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

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Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

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The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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Zayn Malik is single

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The former One Direction star has called off his engagement.

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

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Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown buried next to her mom, Whitney Houston

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Mother and daughter were both laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery in New Jersey.

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Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

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"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.

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