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Motown founder Berry Gordy brings musical home

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, right, listens as Chase Harris, 9, sings at the Motown Museum in Detroit, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The makers of "Motown the Musical" held an open casting call for the ongoing Broadway show and national tour. The hit show about Gordy tells the story of how his Motown Records empire rose and fell and then rose again. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Berry Gordy Jr. took his “Motown the Musical” production to Broadway and a few other places first. Yet they were mere proving grounds for its date with Detroit.

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Q&A: Mick Jagger, the film producer, heads to work

In this July 21, 2014 file photo shows musician and producer Mick Jagger at the world premiere of the film "Get On Up" at the Apollo Theater in New York. Mick Jagger is behind another James Brown project, the documentary, “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown,” which airs Monday, Oct. 27, on HBO. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Song credits won’t be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger’s name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows.

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Keira Knightley to make her Broadway debut in ’15

In this Oct. 8, 2014 file photo, British actress Keira Knightley poses during the photo call of the film "The Imitation Game", at the Corinthia Hotel in central London. Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine. The Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday, Oct. 23, that Knightley  will star in “Therese Raquin,” a stage adaptation of the Emile Zola novel. It will be directed by Evan Cabnet and begin previews on Oct 1. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine.

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Next Women’s World Cup a big chance for US soccer

IFLE - In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, United States' Abby Wambach celebrates her goal against Trinidad and Tobago during the second half of a CONCACAF Women's Championship soccer match in Kansas City, Kan. The Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada in June 2015 _ and if the favored U.S. squad advances far, expect some more massive TV audiences.  (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

The chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” can rev up again next summer.

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Ban to remain on IOC member visits to bid cities

In this Wednesday, July 9, 2014 file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference after an executive board meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott, File)

LONDON (AP) — The IOC pushed forward Thursday with plans to revamp the troubled Olympic bidding process by making it more of an “invitation” rather than an “application” — but upheld the ban on member visits to candidate cities.

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