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California Made in America show tunes up for day 2

Afrojack performs on stage during the Made In America Festival at Grand Park on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second day of downtown Los Angeles’ inaugural outdoor music festival sizzled on Sunday as more than 37,000 concertgoers grooved to an eclectic mix of rock, hip-hop and electronic music under the blazing sun.

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Made in America music festival rocks Los Angeles

Big Daddy Kane performs on day one of the Budweiser Made in America Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.

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Mayor to announce plans for closed rec center

The Brewster Wheeler recreation center is seen at a news conference, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Detroit. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced that the city is seeking proposals to redevelop the site. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Diane Weiss)  DETROIT NEWS OUT;  NO SALES, TV OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit is seeking proposals to redevelop a former recreation center near downtown where boxer Joe Louis and other athletes trained.

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Harris County executive to present Astrodome plan

HOUSTON (AP) — The newest proposal for repurposing the Houston Astrodome and saving it from demolition envisions turning the now-empty stadium into the world’s largest indoor park.

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