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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Top 10 UVA Sports Stories of 2016

Chris Graham reviews the top 10 UVA sports stories of 2016 on today’s Street Knowledge. And yes, it’s OK to call this clickbait.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: 100 Things Virginia Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Chris Graham interviews Brian Leung, the editor of the Streaking The Lawn blog, and the author of the book 100 Things Virginia Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Salvation Army, UVA basketball

Chris Graham talks UVA basketball with Scott German and raising money for the Salvation Army with Jason Perdieu.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Technology is not your friend

On today’s installment of Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Donald Trump learns that wrestling is fake, John Podesta learns email security, and Scott German talks UVA basketball and Baltimore Orioles.


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Chris Graham Show: Fake news, UVA basketball, the future of NXT

Chris Graham laments the spread and growing popularity of fake news on today’s podcast. We also talk UVA basketball and NXT wrestling.


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Chris Graham Show: Coming up on Viewpoints, more

Chris Graham talks nonpartisan redistricting, immigrants rights, then switches gears to talk college basketball and pro wrestling. And barely breaks a sweat.


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Chris Graham Show: UVA basketball finds new identity?

Chris Graham looks at UVA basketball after the sixth-ranked Cavs defeated Ohio State Wednesday night.


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Chris Graham Show: WWE needs a little TLC

Chris Graham talks pro wrestling, with an eye toward this weekend’s TLC pay-per-view. Chris also looks at media coverage of the Gatlinburg inferno.


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Podcast: Politics, and A Hard Day’s Night, on The Chris Graham Show

Chris Graham talks about a screening of the 1964 classic A Hard Day’s Night, and 2016 politics.


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Podcast: Chris Graham breaks down busy weekend in UVA sports

The UVA football team was blown out at Virginia Tech. The UVA basketball team brought home a tournament trophy. Chris Graham breaks it all down.


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Video: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Websites 101

Chris Graham of Augusta Free Press offers the first class in our Fall 2016 Building the Machine series: Websites 101.


Union Bank & Trust makes significant donation to Vector Industries

A contact at Union Bank & Trust told Vector Industries CEO Chrissy Johnston that she could have her pick from surplus office furniture at Union’s Roanoke location.


Home Depot in Waynesboro donates labor to project at Vector Industries

Vector Industries CEO Chrissy Johnston reached out to Derek Eberhard at Home Depot in Waynesboro several months ago to see if the local retailer could assist with a project outfitting kitchen space at Vector’s new home on Hopeman Parkway.


Sex offender charged in burglaries of estranged wife’s home: Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man with two felony counts of breaking and entering stemming from ongoing burglaries into his estranged wife’s residence over an 18-month period.


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Registration now open for 20th annual Waynesboro Tree Care Workshop

“Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees” is the theme of this year’s Waynesboro Tree Care Workshop – the 20th annual gathering of hundreds of Virginians who are interested in the health and vitality of these largest of living things in our communities – that will take place Sept. 18th at the Best Western Inn & Conference Center.


Waynesboro man charged after stalking teen in store

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County man after an incident at a local grocery store where he made lewd gestures to a female teenager. Timothy Wayne Warren, 49 years old, faces one misdemeanor charge of indecent exposure, which took place on Monday afternoon at Kroger, 109 Lew Dewitt Boulevard.


Wayne Theatre Alliance announces inaugural John Curry Classic Golf Tournament

To recognize late Judge John Curry’s dedication to the greater community and particularly to Wayne Theatre Capital Campaign and his love of the game of golf, WTA’s Board of Directors has named its annual golf tournament to honor Judge Curry.


Waynesboro native Holly Rilinger featured on new Bravo fitness series

Waynesboro native Holly Rilinger will be featured on the new Bravo TV reality series “Work Out New York” that debuts on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 10 p.m.


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Charlottesville juvenile charged in Waynesboro shooting

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a 14-year-old male juvenile from Charlottesville in connection with the July 30th shooting at an apartment complex in the 600 block of Hamlet Avenue.


Waynesboro woman charged in strangulation assault

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a city woman after she choked a teenage family member when an argument between the two turned violent Monday morning.


Ex-boyfriend charged in Waynesboro home invasion assault

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a city man on several charges after he broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and assaulted her.


Better with age: Local pastor looks to set weightlifting world record at 70

Henry Banks has weightlifting trophies older than some of the people spotting him on the bench at the Waynesboro YMCA.


Head of the class: Y instructor makes Zumba fun

Margee Showalter was, she claims, the “worst dancer” in her childhood ballet class, which is interesting considering what she’s doing these days. The new Zumba instructor at the Waynesboro YMCA is at the head of the class these days.


Odor of pot leads to Waynesboro man’s arrest

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a city man for drug distribution after a search warrant was executed at his apartment.


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Getting closer to June 22 deadline for BOOST Tourism Grants in Waynesboro

The City of Waynesboro invests annually in tourism-oriented business endeavors, events and projects through their grant program, Building Opportunities to Support Tourism (BOOST).


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Live Blog: Waynesboro Generals host the Staunton Braves in Valley League baseball

The Waynesboro Generals (5-5) host the Staunton Braves (9-1) in Valley League baseball action on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Linco Park at Kate Collins Field. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live blog with score and situational updates, commentary, analysis and more.


Register now: How to best spend your ad dollars on TV, radio, newspapers, more

The ad rep sitting across from you will tell you how important it is that you buy the big ad package. How do you have any idea of knowing if it’s going to work? Getting Past the Ad Rep BS from Augusta Free Press will arm you with information for your next meeting with the sales rep to put you on at least an even footing.


Local libraries to host Valley Comic Con

Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro Libraries are partnering to host the second annual Valley Comic Con June 25-27. The free event will change location each day and will feature art and costume contests, authors, exhibits and food.


Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival moving to Richmond in 2016

Big changes are afoot for the 2016 Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival, which will move to Richmond for its 2016 event, after a 15-year run in Waynesboro.


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Gut check: Huge ninth inning could serve as springboard for Waynesboro Generals

Talk about a team in need of a moment. The Waynesboro Generals needed that ninth inning Tuesday night.


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Waynesboro Generals win on wild walk-off, 5-4, over Charlottesville Tom Sox

A wild night in Waynesboro ended with a three-run bottom of the ninth and a walkoff on a pop-fly single by Shane Dressler that gave the Generals a 5-4 win over the Charlottesville Tom Sox on Tuesday night in Valley League baseball action at Linco Park at Kate Collins Field.


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Live Blog: Waynesboro Generals take on Charlottesville Tom Sox in Valley League baseball action

The Waynesboro Generals host the Charlottesville Tom Sox in Valley League baseball action Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Linco Park at Kate Collins Field in Waynesboro. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live blog with score and situational updates, commentary, analysis and more.


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River City Radio Hour ends its eighth season in style

The River City Radio Hour ends its 2014-15 season on Friday, June 19 at 7:30 pm. The final performance of the season will feature an array of talent from the past eight seasons.


Live Blog: Waynesboro Generals host Staunton Braves in Valley League baseball action

The Waynesboro Generals host the Staunton Braves Monday at 7 p.m. at Linco Park at Kate Collins Field in Valley League baseball action. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live blog during the game with score and situational updates, commentary, analysis and more.


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Help wanted: Waynesboro YMCA looking for summer bus driver

Waynesboro YMCA Childcare is looking for a summer bus driver. Must be 21 and provide a clean driving record. Will be responsible for transporting children to and from field trips and assisting teachers while on the field trip.


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Podcast: Interviews with Brett Sasse, Stephen Pitarra after Waynesboro Generals win

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham interviews Brett Sasse and Stephen Pitarra on their roles in the Waynesboro Generals 3-2 win over the Covington Lumberjacks on June 12.


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Waynesboro Generals rally, top Covington, 3-2, in 10 innings

A Stephen Pitarra walk-off RBI single gave the Waynesboro Generals a 3-2, 10-inning win over the Covington Lumberjacks Friday night at Linco Park at Kate Collins Field.