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Since opening its doors in 1892, Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville has hosted a huge array of events, from church revivals to boxing matches. Figures like Johnny Cash, Helen Keller and Harry Houdini have visited the legendary venue for various gatherings and performances. It even housed the Grand Ole Opry in the radio show's early years.

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Finally today, let's go to Nashville, where, in its more than 125 years, Ryman Auditorium has hosted just about every kind of show imaginable - church revivals, boxing matches and, of course, the Grand Ole Opry.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

UNIDENTIFIED PERSON #1: It's Grand Ole Opry time.

(CHEERING)

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Finally today, let's go to Nashville, where, in its more than 125 years, Ryman Auditorium has hosted just about every kind of show imaginable - church revivals, boxing matches and, of course, the Grand Ole Opry.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

UNIDENTIFIED PERSON #1: It's Grand Ole Opry time.

(CHEERING)

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The Trump administration has been pushing to roll back regulations, while California has been holding tight to its tougher rules for auto emissions. The carmakers, meanwhile, call for "common sense compromise."

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