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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Ken Ham And Bill Nye

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Does it damage children to teach them biblical creationism? What are the costs of denying evolution, one of biology's core tenets? Those are the questions for Tuesday night, in a live debate between best-selling Christian author Ken Ham and Emmy Award-winning science educator Bill Nye.

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The View From Down There: FDA Approves Pill Cam For Colon Exams

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Patients who undergo colon screenings might breathe a little easier now that U.S. regulators have approved a pill containing two cameras. The PillCam Colon is minimally invasive and runs on batteries, its maker says.

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Lawyer's Local-Market Super Bowl Spot Is An On-Fire Smash

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

The TV spot has won fans online, thanks to its use of slow motion, quick edits, smoke and fire to create an atmosphere that would suit a trailer for a new action hero. Attorney Jamie Casino is riding a wave of popularity as a result.

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Congress Sends Five-Year Farm Bill To White House

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

With a vote of 68-32, the Senate approved a sweeping farm bill Tuesday that will set rules and practices for American agriculture. The bill does away with controversial direct cash payments made to farmers under a subsidy system, replacing it with crop insurance.

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Beer Drone Can Buzz The Skies No More, FAA Says

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Lakemaid calls itself the fishermen's lager. It had been testing using drones to deliver beer to anglers in thousands of ice shacks, from the frozen northern lakes' combination bait and beer shops.

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Utah School Draws Ire For Taking Kids' Lunches; Debt Cited

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Anger and frustration followed an incident Tuesday, in which up to 40 students had their lunches taken away from them at the cashier's station in an elementary school cafeteria. The food was thrown away; the students were told their accounts had no credit on them.

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Heroin In The Drive-Thru? McDonald's Employee Busted

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Undercover police officers say they bought heroin at a McDonald's in Pittsburgh, acting on a tip that included a code phrase. They were then allegedly given a Happy Meal box containing the drug.

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Edward Snowden Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Two Norwegian politicians say Edward Snowden has "contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order" by exposing U.S. surveillance practices. The Nobel Peace Prize nominations will be pared down to a short list in March and May.

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Weather Experts: It's 'Wrong' To Call Atlanta Storm Unexpected

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Meteorologists are used to people faulting their weather predictions. But when Georgia's Gov. Nathan Deal called Tuesday's crippling winter storm "unexpected," he drew responses from several forecasters. One answer came from the head of the American Meteorological Society, who lives in the state.

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55 Bodies Exhumed At Reform School Site In Florida

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The number of bodies found by university researchers represents 24 more remains than official records say should be there. Researchers used ground-penetrating radar to locate the bodies over the course of three months.

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Las Vegas Braces Itself For Record Highs — In The Low 70s

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The National Weather Service says Las Vegas could surpass record warm temperatures for late January, with Thursday's high predicted near 74 degrees.

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Cool Runnings: The One-Man, East Timor Version

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Before he could be sent to Sochi, Yohan Goutt Goncalves, 19, first had to take the unusual step of creating his country's national skiing federation.

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Illinois Train Conductor's Challenge: Keep The Beer From Freezing

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

In extreme cold, beer is particularly vulnerable when it's waiting to go into "the beer house." The bottles and cans are fairly safe as long as the cars they're in are kept moving, a train conductor says.

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China Is Poised To Force 'Times' Reporter Out Of Country

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The development comes despite objections from Vice President Joe Biden, who has urged senior officials in Beijing not to punish U.S. journalists with de facto expulsion. China has not granted a request for a new visa that was made last summer.

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New Bipartisan Farm Bill Emerges From Long Debate In Congress

Monday, January 27, 2014

A five-year farm bill will end months of uncertainty for farmers and agriculture workers, its backers say. The Agricultural Act of 2014 would also end a long-criticized farm subsidy program.

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U.S. Agencies, Tech Firms Agree To Rules On Surveillance Info

Monday, January 27, 2014

While the agreement gives tech companies more options in publishing data about government requests for information, it also includes several limitations. It's part of President Obama's plan to change how U.S. intelligence agencies handle personal data.

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Spoiler Alert? 'Madden NFL 25' Predicts Super Bowl Outcome

Monday, January 27, 2014

EA Sports' Madden game franchise is 8-2 in recent Super Bowl predictions. The game maker is predicting a thriller on Sunday — and happy Denver fans next Monday.

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NFL Fines Seattle's Richard Sherman Nearly $8,000

Friday, January 24, 2014

Days after his conduct in the NFC title game sparked a wide-ranging controversy, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been fined for what the NFL calls unsportsmanlike conduct and taunting.

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Student Is Shot And Killed At S.C. State University

Friday, January 24, 2014

The shooting took place at a dormitory around 1:30 p.m. The Orangeburg, S.C., campus was locked down for hours afterward; a search for the suspects is still underway off-campus, officials said.

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Judge Tells Hospital To Take Pregnant Woman Off Life Support

Friday, January 24, 2014

A North Texas judge has ordered a Fort Worth hospital to remove life support from a woman who is 22 weeks pregnant. Her family says Marlise Munoz is brain-dead; the hospital has cited a state law requiring her to be kept alive.

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