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Win Tickets to the American Music Festival AND Kings of Leon!

98.9 Liberty wants you to enjoy a little beach time before summer is over! Be listening this week for your chance to win passport pins to the American Music Festival going on August 29th-31st AND tickets to see Kings of Leon at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach on September 3rd!
98.9 Liberty and the Ford Motor Company welcome the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to Richmond International Raceway on September 6th ! Listen all this week for the Ford Motor sounder and be the 9th caller when you hear it to win tickets to the race! OR click here to register to win!

Win Tickets to the Chesterfield County Fair AND Southside Speedway!

98.9 Liberty wants you to get out and enjoy these last summer nights before it’s too late! Listen all this week for your chance to win tickets to the Chesterfield County Fair coming to the campgrounds August 22nd – 30th AND tickets to see this Friday night’s race at Southside Speedway!


98.9 Liberty's Kay Thomas has a chance for you win movie passes every Thursday with Theater Thursday! Listen to Kay from 10 AM to 2 PM for your cue to call and win with 98.9 Liberty - We Play Anything...And Lots Of It!

 The ladies of Friends reunited on the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live last night (Wednesday). 

Whats Happening Around the World
The bullets that killed Beatle John Lennon were given to Mark David Chapman by an Atlanta police officer who was his friend, Chapman told a parole board as he made his case -- for an eighth time -- to be freed.
The internet message board site 4chan has leaked nude photos of several celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton and more. They are also threatening to leak photos from an extended master list. The photos were obtained during an iCloud leak that allowed celebrities phones to be hacked.
Six Flags San Antonio just solidified its place in the history books thanks to birthing the most terrifying, insane-looking rollercoaster we've ever seen: the 4D Batman ride, coming in 2015.
Ray J Norwood pleaded no contest to trespassing to settle charges that he grabbed a woman's buttocks, smashed a police car window and spat on a cop, a prosecutor said Thursday.
An update on the status of Joan Rivers amid conflicting reports about an incident during a vocal chord surgery,
A few "Friends" reunited with super-fan Jimmy Kimmel on his late night show Wednesday.
Rihanna appeared on her friend's Instagram dancing the now infamous "shmoney dance" to Bobby Shmurda's "Hot N---a" in a bikini. On a yacht. We rejoiced.
Beverly Hills police arrested award-winning TV producer, Charles Belk, mistaking him for a bank robbery suspect.
Volcanoes are having a moment right now (what with three of them going off around the world at the moment), but this one's likely the only one to melt your ever-loving heart. It's not so much a real one as a Pixar animated one, but still: a little bit of adorable, personified cuteness never hurt anybody, right?
Was it the end of the world at the summer box office? Lots of destruction, including studio profits, since grosses were down 25%.
Kid Cudi fainted during a performance yesterday (August 30) at the North Coast music festival in Chicago. He blames improper nutrition and tweeted updates to let his fans know he's doing okay now.
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nTelos Wireless - September 5

Join 98.9 Liberty and Jay Thomas at nTelos Wireless at 7101-U Forest Hill Avenue in Richmond on Friday, September 7th, from 4 to 6 PM! We'll have fun games, prizes and all your favorite Liberty music playing to keep you entertained! And don't forget to check out all of the great deals nTelos Wireless has to offer!
NASCAR action is BACK at RIR! On Friday, September 5th, the Nationwide series warms the track up with the Virginia529 College Savings 250. Then on Saturday, the sparks and tempers will fly during the Sprint Cup race, the Federated Auto Parts 400! Don't miss out on this great night. For more info, head to