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Correction: Exxon Mobil-Gay Rights story

IRVING, Texas (AP) — In a story July 22 about new federal anti-discrimination rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the value of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares held by investors who supported amending the company’s equal employment opportunity statement. The New York state comptroller said the investors’ shares are worth about $51.4 billion, not $41.5 billion.

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Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

This Aug. 4, 2013 file photo shows a Lollapalooza balloon at the Lollapalooza Festival in Grant Park in Chicago. Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday,  Aug. 1, 2014, with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon. Lollapalooza became the basis for the modern festival culture and circuit that has evolved since, including events like Bonnaroo, Coachella and a legion of smaller multi-day parties. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.

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Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings, 4-3

Chicago Cubs' John Baker, left, scores the game winning run off a sacrifice fly by Starlin Castro, as the ball gets past Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario (20) during the 16th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Chicago. The Cubs' won 4-3. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.

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Rockies scoreless after 1st inning, lose in 16

Colorado Rockies' Corey Dickerson reacts to a high pitch from Chicago Cubs' Edwin Jackson, as catcher Welington Castillo grabs the ball, during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the first, but failed to score again.

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Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers 11-4

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez after hitting a two run home run off of Detroit Tigers pitcher Joakim Soria during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT (AP) — Jose Abreu homered, drove in four runs — and accomplished something nobody on the Chicago White Sox had managed in 94 years.

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