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Q&A: ‘Modern Family’ producer talks episode shot with iPhone

In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, director Steven Levitan, winner of the Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series award for "Modern Family," poses backstage at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The Associated Press spoke by phone with Levitan to discuss some of the thinking and lessons learned in the making of the "Connection Lost" episode, which airs at 9 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 on ABC. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For this week’s “Modern Family,” producers put down their expensive professional cameras and shot the episode with iPhones and other Apple devices. Seen through the eyes of character Claire Dunphy as she uses a Mac laptop, characters only appear on her computer’s FaceTime video-calling app.

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Inglewood to consider approving plan for LA-area NFL stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.

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Titans restructure front office, vice president resigns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans executive vice president in charge of administration and facilities has resigned and will be replaced by two other officials as part of an overhaul of the team’s front office.

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Chamberlain returns to Tigers on $1 million, 1-year deal

Detroit Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain, center, listens as a coach explains a drill during a spring training baseball workout in Lakeland, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Joba Chamberlain returned to Detroit’s spring training facility, not completely clean shaven, but without the scraggly, overgrown beard that made him so easily identifiable with the Tigers last season.

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Loss of PawSox will devastate city, officials say

Students walk past a statue of "Paws", the mascot of the Pawtucket Red Sox, outside McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.  Local officials in Pawtucket say moving the Boston Red Sox's minor league team to Providence, the state's capital, will devastate the smaller city's economy.  A group of investors, including Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino, announced they bought the minor league team and intend on moving it to Providence.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — For 40 years, Pawtucket resident Mike Shloul has lived within walking distance of McCoy Stadium, where the PawSox have played home games since 1973.

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