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Critic & museum director on encounters with art

This book cover image released by Thames & Hudson shows "Rendez-vous with Art," by  Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford. (AP Photo/Thames & Hudson)

“Rendez-Vous With Art” (Thames & Hudson), by Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford

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McGinley had control of European Tour tee times

Europe’s Graeme McDowell, left, walks onto the 17th green with Victor Dubuisson during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Eight years ago as the Ryder Cup qualifying was ending, 10 of the top 20 players in the U.S. standings were either in the same group or in a group with captain Tom Lehman. It looked as if it was rigged, though the PGA Tour promised it was done by computer and merely a coincidence.

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New museum marks the “Birthplace of Country Music”

In this Sept. 21, 2014 photo, a large sign spans State Street dividing Virginia and Tennessee in downtown Bristol, Va. The sounds of some of the earliest country music recordings are filling a new museum. But the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is not located in Nashville. Instead, it’s in Bristol, a small town on the Tennessee-Virginia line. The museum aims to tell the story of the Bristol Sessions, a series of historic recording sessions that took place here in 1927 and helped spread what was then known as “hillbilly music” to the rest of the country. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin).

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — The sounds of some of the earliest country music recordings are filling a new museum.

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Film academy hosts 1st exhibit in new museum site

Costumes from the film, "Fight Club," worn by Brad Pitt and Edward Norton are on display at the press preview of the "Hollywood Costume" exhibition Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. The exhibit which includes iconic costumes from the Golden Age of cinema to the present opens Thursday inside the historic Wilshire May Company building in Los Angeles, which is set to reopen as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in 2017. The exhibit is on view through March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is holding its first exhibit in the space that will become Hollywood’s premier museum devoted to the movies.

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UNO Athletics Hall of Fame to induct 4 new members

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A class of two men and two women will be inducted into the Nebraska-Omaha Athletics Hall of Fame next month.

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