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Chicago museum only US site for Bowie exhibit

CHICAGO (AP) — An art exhibition chronicling the five-decade career of musician David Bowie opens Tuesday at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, the only U.S. stop on its schedule.

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‘The Lion King’ earns record box office

In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, a scene is shown during a performance of Disney's "The Lion King," in Las Vegas. With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, "The Lion King" stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office total of any work in any media in entertainment history. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Darrin Bush, FIle)

NEW YORK (AP) — Here’s something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: “The Lion King” is the top ticket of all time.

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Sierra Leone marathoner joins race against Ebola

Health worker volunteers talk to a resident to distribute bars of soap and information about Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases with the entire West African nation locked down in their homes for three days in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly disease. (AP Photo/Michael Duff)

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital.

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Moose populations down as winter ticks cull herd

This undated photo provided by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department shows a moose with hair loss on its back. Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are all issuing fewer moose hunting permits this year, and officials in all three states say they had to reduce permits because of the impact of ticks.  (AP Photo/Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department)

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sportsmen hoping to bag a big moose are seeing increased competition from a tiny parasite that’s cutting down moose populations in New England and across parts of the northern United States, prompting some states to offer hunters fewer permits or halt hunting altogether.

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8 to be inducted Saturday into WVU Sports Hall

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Eight people will be inducted into West Virginia University’s Sports Hall of Fame this weekend.

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