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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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Nebraska AP high school football rankings

Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

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Braves’ Class A team moving to Zebulon in 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves’ advanced Class A team is moving from Lynchburg, Virginia, to Zebulon, North Carolina.

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St. Francis routs Virginia Lynchburg 80-0

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Khairi Dickson ran 10 times for 157 yards and three touchdowns and Marcus Bagley ran for three more scores Saturday and St. Francis (Pa.) routed Virginia University of Lynchburg 80-0.

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Johns leads Virginia past Kent State 45-13

Virginia running back Khalek Shepherd (23) is welcomed back to the bench by head coach Mike London, left, after a score during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.   (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Matt Johns overcame two early interceptions and threw for two touchdowns and ran for one Saturday as Virginia pulled away after halftime to beat Kent State 45-13.

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