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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, John Mellencamp performs on stage during the 49th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, has announced a new exhibition of paintings by rocker John Mellencamp, known for his expressionistic oil portraits and other works. “John Mellencamp: Expressionist” opens Sept. 20 and runs through Nov. 18. It will include portraits and mixed-media pieces. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)
August 12, 2018 - 10:30 pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio art museum has announced a new exhibition of paintings by rocker John Mellencamp, known for his expressionistic oil portraits and other works. "John Mellencamp: Expressionist" opens Sept. 20 at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown and runs through Nov...
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Former San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds waves during a ceremony to retire his jersey number before a baseball game between the Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates in San Francisco, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Lachlan Cunningham/Pool Photo via AP)
August 12, 2018 - 12:08 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Likely for the last time and almost 11 years after playing his final game, Barry Bonds ran out to his old spot in his No. 25 Giants jersey. "I wanted to be in left field one more time," Bonds said Saturday night. "And I thought it was appropriate. That's what I wanted to do." "...
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Former San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds waves to fans next to his mother, Pat, as he is honored during a ceremony to retire his jersey number before a baseball game between the Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates in San Francisco, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, Pool)
August 11, 2018 - 10:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Likely for the last time and almost 11 years after playing his final game, Barry Bonds ran out to left field in his No. 25 uniform shirt after being announced as if he were still in San Francisco's lineup. Bonds had his number retired by the Giants during a long ceremony...
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August 09, 2018 - 1:24 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British Museum said Thursday that it is returning to Iraq eight 5,000-year-old antiquities that were looted after the U.S.-led 2003 invasion of the country. The museum said the items, which include stamp seals, clay cones with cuneiform inscriptions and a bull-shaped marble...
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Former wide receiver Terrell Owens holds a street sign after a road was named for him following his Pro Football Hall of Fame speech, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Instead of speaking at the Hall of Fame events in Canton, Ohio, Owens celebrated his induction at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he played football and basketball and ran track. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 04, 2018 - 6:53 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Terrell Owens came in wearing a suit spotted with the Pro Football Hall of Fame logo and swapped that out for the prized gold jacket. His bust? That remained 600 miles away in Canton, Ohio, along with the seven other members of this year's Hall of Fame class, leaving the...
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Baltimore Ravens linebacker Kamalei Correa (51) runs after an interception against the Chicago Bears during the first half at the Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL preseason game Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 03, 2018 - 12:29 am
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The goals were to let the backups play and learn, and to be inspired. Missions accomplished. The Ravens and Bears honored their great linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher with some defense to make them proud in the Hall of Fame game that opened the NFL's preseason Thursday...
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Baltimore Ravens linebacker Kamalei Correa (51) runs after an interception against the Chicago Bears during the first half at the Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL preseason game Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 02, 2018 - 11:26 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ravens and Bears honored their great linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher with some defense to make them proud in the Hall of Fame game that opened the NFL's preseason Thursday night. Oh, there was a little spark of offense, some provided by Baltimore's first-round draft...
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This combination photo of images released by Scholastic Art & Writing Awards shows, from left, Alexandra Contreras-Montesano, Burlington, Vermont, Daniel Blokh of Birmingham, Alabama, Ariana Smith of Las Vegas, Darius Atefat-Peckham of Interlochen, Michigan and Heather Laurel Jensen of Mesa, Arizona, who have been selected National Student Poets, a program which has ranged from literary readings to working with recent immigrants. (Scholastic Art & Writing Awards via AP)
August 01, 2018 - 8:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Five teenagers have been selected National Student Poets, a program that will have them serve as ambassadors at everything from literary readings to community service. The poets include Alexandra Contreras-Montesano, from Burlington, Vermont, and Heather Laurel Jensen of Mesa,...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, former NFL player Terrell Owens arrives at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. Despite his decision to not attend Saturday's Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, Terrell Owens will be "honored" by the hall for his NFL career. Hall President David Baker tells The Associated Press on Monday, July 30, 2018, that the Canton, Ohio, shrine's mission statement begins with the goal "to honor the heroes of the game."(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 1:25 pm
Despite his decision to not attend Saturday's Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, Terrell Owens will be "honored" by the hall for his NFL career. Hall President David Baker tells The Associated Press on Monday that the Canton, Ohio, shrine's mission statement begins with the goal "to...
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In this July 24, 2018 photo, Bonnie Tangalos of Charlotte, N.C., reviews a comedy profile created for her during her visit to the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y. The center that is marking its grand opening Aug. 1 was inspired by the late comedian Lucille Ball, who wanted her hometown of Jamestown to become a destination for the celebration of comedy as an art form. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
July 29, 2018 - 10:35 pm
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The new National Comedy Center is ready to reveal how serious it is about humor. The $50 million high-tech center in western New York pays homage to what's made people laugh from Vaudeville to now. Its grand opening celebration starts Aug. 1. The nonprofit center in Jamestown...
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