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Greg Maddux inducted in baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Greg Maddux, who won 355 games over a 23-year major league career, has been inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame.

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Sexual harassment at Comic-Con in the spotlight

Costumed characters walk outside of the convention center on day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24, 2014 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision/AP)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

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UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

In this July 17, 2014 photo, an original mouthpiece for a 19th-century saxophone built by Adolphe Sax, second from top left, sits among 3D copies on at the University of Connecticut's Depot campus in Mansfiled, Conn. UConn researchers are using CT scans and 3D printing to help study and restore antique musical instruments. (AP Photo/ Pat Eaton-Robb)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.

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Garagiola among those feted by baseball Hall

Texas Rangers broadcaster Eric Nadel speaks after receiving the Ford. C. Frick Award during a ceremony at Doubleday Field on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Joe Garagiola couldn’t make the festivities in person. He wasn’t about to miss being part of a special moment.

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Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows director Woody Allen, center, with actors Emma Stone, left, and Colin Firth on the set of "Magic in the Moonlight." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, Jack English)

NEW YORK (AP) — Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he’s explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in “Scoop,” sending Owen Wilson on time travel in “Midnight in Paris,” or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in “The Purple Rose of Cairo.”

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