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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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Clooney waves to well-wishers as he sails to bride

George Clooney arrives at the Aman hotel in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, ahead of his wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in the romantic lagoon city. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

VENICE, Italy (AP) — George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Saturday, the actor’s representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds.

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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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Mo’ne Davis to donate jersey to Hall of Fame

In this Aug. 15, 2014, file photo, Pennsylvania's Mo'ne Davis delivers in the first inning against Tennessee during a baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa. Davis is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Davis, the first girl to win a game at the Little League Baseball World Series, will donate the jersey she wore during the game to the museum on Thursday. She'll be accompanied by teammates from both her Little League World Series team and the travel team she's played on since she was seven. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis’ performance in the Little League World Series has earned her a place in baseball’s Hall of Fame.

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