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Cal Ripken Jr. to hold news conference on mother's abduction

Aug. 2: The Iron Man will head to his old stomping grounds Friday to comment on his mother's recent abduction and return. Cal Ripken Jr., a Hall of Fame former Oriole, will meet with reporters to answer questions related to Violet Ripken's July 24 abduction on behalf of his famous family, according to John Maroon, a family spokesman. Read the complete story. Also see: Cal Ripken Jr. calls his mother a "tough, strong woman"
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