July 24, 2014
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Whats Happening on Big Oldies 107.3
Wake up weekday mornings with Big Oldies 107.3 and Jim Conlee beginning at 6am! Great music, prize giveaways and more!
Start your afternoon commute weekdays at 3pm with Big Oldies 107.3 and Tony Booth. He'll take you back in time to the Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, a look at the Top 5 songs in the country during this time period and more!


IT’S THE COOL DAYS OF SUMMER – WITH COOL OLDIES AND COOL THINGS TO DO ALL SUMMER LONG! Listen all this week for your chance to win tickets to see the “How to Make a Monster” exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia AND tickets to Southside Speedway for this Friday nights race! Have you ‘Liked’ us on Facebook yet? Visit our Page for another chance to win tickets to these great attractions!

Visit our Facebook Page this week for your chance to win:
  • Tickets to this Friday’s race at “The Toughest Short Track in the South” – Southside Speedway!
  • Tickets to see the How to Make a Monster exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia.
  • (Thursday) Man up and dance off with Nick Frost, Rashida Jones and Chris O’Dowd in the hilarious new comedy CUBAN FURY - on Blu-ray and DVD July 29thCUBAN FURY is the latest comedy from the team behind Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead!  Visit our Facebook Page and Comment to Win CUBAN FURY on DVD, before you can buy it, courtesy of Entertainment One. 
Register here for your chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets to a Flying Squirrels baseball game, and as the winner, you also get the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the game! Good luck!
What's Happening Around The World
This year's Television Critics Association press tour found networks pitching hard for the view beyond overnight ratings. But getting the right number isn't the end of the issue.
In 1990 when the episode first aired, AIDS testing was still new, and myths and misinformation ran rampant. But Rose, Blanche, Dorothy and Sophia taught us that AIDS can happen to anyone.
Actor James Garner, best known for his roles in hit TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, has died. He was 86 years old.
The man behind hit fitness programs Insanity and Hip Hop Abs says he got his big break after he gained the strength to leave an abusive relationship and pursue his dreams.
James Garner, star of classic TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, died Saturday at age 86. TV critic Eric Deggans says he pioneered playing a new character: the "unhero."
The British comedy troupe has reunited for what they say is the final time in Monty Python Live (Mostly). Fans around the world will watch the last show Sunday, either in London or via live stream.
Garner was known for wise-cracking, tough-guy characters who were not afraid to bend the rules. NPR's Arun Rath talks with biographer Jon Winokur about the actor's prolific career.
Some Chinese farmers have left their plows and taken to welding giant robot replicas in public spaces. The craze follows release of the new Transformers movie, China's biggest-ever box office hit.
On Saturday night, the Television Critics Association hands out its 30th annual round of awards, and the big winners are from cable TV, broadcast TV, and even new spaces entirely.
Obama does it. And increasingly, so do folks around the world. Why is the fist bump so popular? And do other cultures have similar gestures?
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If you've never seen it, it's a sight to behold! "The Toughest Short Track In The South," Southside Speedway. Be sure to check out the upcoming race on Friday, July 25th. It’s a great time for friends, family, and short-track racing!
Your Richmond Flying Squirrels take on the Binghamton Mets on August 5th! Big Oldies 107.3 will be hanging out with you from 5 until gametime, giving you prizes and getting you excited about Fredricksburg Community Night! Come see us!