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■ Rep. John Lewis, a Ge­or­gia Demo­crat and civil-rights leader, led about 1,000 peo­ple on a march through the San Diego Con­ven­tion Cen­ter af­ter a Comic-Con panel dis­cus­sion about his graphic novel tril­ogy, March, which tells the story of Lewis’ child­hood and his path to be­com­ing an ac­tivist.

■ Brooke Keast, a Ne­vada Depart­ment of Corrections spokesman, said O.J. Simp­son has been moved to “a qui­eter wing” at Love­lock Cor­rec­tional Cen­ter as he awaits his re­lease on pa­role this fall, cit­ing con­cerns about in­mates who might want “to make a name of them­selves” by act­ing out against him.

■ Robert Taf­fet, a New Jersey doc­tor whose dog bit off a young girl’s ear in 2009, lead­ing to the an­i­mal be­ing eu­th­a­nized, now faces com­plaints from two neigh­bors who filed po­lice re­ports cit­ing ag­gres­sive acts by Taf­fet’s new dogs.

■ Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., pre­sented a Pur­ple Heart to the fam­ily of Bernard McNa­mara, a World War II vet­eran who died in 1975, end­ing a lengthy search for the owner of the medal that had been found along a road in Rock­land County sev­eral years ago.

■ Jay Payne, 55, was charged with at­tempted rob­bery af­ter, author­i­ties said, he told a con­ve­nience store clerk in John­son City, Tenn., that he had a gun and was com­mit­ting a rob­bery, then asked her to call po­lice and went out­side to wait for of­fi­cers to ar­rive.

■ John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, the de­vel­oper of the mo­bile phone game Poke­mon Go, was booed as he took the stage to ad­dress frus­trated Poke­mon en­thu­si­asts at a Chicago fes­ti­val cel­e­brat­ing the game’s an­niver­sary, af­ter tech­ni­cal glitches pre­vented many fans from play­ing.

■ Javier Duarte, a for­mer gover­nor of Mex­ico’s Ver­acruz state who is ac­cused of em­bez­zling mil­lions of dol­lars and us­ing much of it to buy prop­er­ties, has been or­dered to stand trial on charges of or­ga­nized crime and money laun­der­ing, pros­e­cu­tors said.

■ Richard Filip, 71, of Fayet­teville, Texas, pi­loted a replica of Ernest Hem­ing­way’s fish­ing boat Pi­lar from Mi­ami to Key West, Fla., be­fore com­pet­ing in and win­ning the Hem­ing­way Look-Alike Con­test in the city where the au­thor lived dur­ing the 1930s.

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