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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Rio Throws A Party For The World, Kicking Off The 2016 Olympics

Friday, August 05, 2016

After months of negative news, Rio ushers in the Summer Olympics on Friday night. And the city finally gets to do what it's famous for: putting on a grand spectacle.

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After A Rough Run-Up, Rio Aims For An 'Awesome' Opening Ceremony

Friday, August 05, 2016

The Friday night spectacle could be "a drug for depression in Brazil," says the creative director of the show that viewers around the world will see tonight.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Opens Olympics With A Win Over New Zealand

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

The Americans are vying to become the first team, male or female, to win the World Cup and Olympic gold back-to-back.

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No Dorms For U.S. Basketball Teams; They'll Stay On A Cruise Ship In Rio

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

This isn't the first time the U.S. men's basketball team is staying outside the athletes village where most Olympians will be housed in Rio.

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Jack Davis, Cartoonist Who Helped Found 'Mad' Magazine, Dies At 91

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Money from a job illustrating a Coca-Cola training manual became a springboard for him to move from Georgia to New York.

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Western U.S. Saw An Amazing Light Show Last Night, Courtesy Of China

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The bright object — part of a Chinese rocket — appeared in skies over the western U.S. around 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time, sparking a flurry of reports and a number of striking videos.

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University Of Louisville President Resigns, With $690,000 Payout

Thursday, July 28, 2016

James Ramsey will receive a settlement to avoid potential litigation against the school, which is facing both federal and NCAA investigations.

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Tortoise Wins Again: Slow And Steady Pace Outruns L.A. Fire

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

An animal control agency got a call from the sheriff's department about "a tortoise that was running down the street, and away from the fire zone."

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Car Bomb Kills At Least 44 In Kurdish-Held Area Of Syria

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Syria's public media agency says 140 people were injured — and that the death toll will likely rise.

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Formula One Boss Bernie Ecclestone's Mother-In-Law Is Kidnapped In Brazil

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Reports of an abduction in Brazil are sending shock waves through the sporting world, as the mother-in-law of the billionaire who runs Formula One is apparently being held for ransom.

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Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The World

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

"This is not only a first in the history of aviation; it's before all a first in the history of energy," Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard says. His plane flew more than 26,700 miles without using fuel.

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19 Die In Knife Attack At Care Facility West Of Tokyo

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The accused former employee of the mental health facility told police, "It's better that the disabled disappear," Japanese media report.

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Primate Rampage: Monkeys Rip Up Voter Lists In Thailand

Monday, July 25, 2016

Some 100 pig-tailed macaques reportedly stormed into a temple and destroyed documents that are to be used in an upcoming national vote.

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Syrian Suicide Bomber Injures 12 In Southern Germany

Monday, July 25, 2016

The man's request for asylum had been rejected; he was supposed to be deported to Bulgaria, according to German media reports.

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Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

Monday, July 25, 2016

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.

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Shooting At Fort Myers Nightclub Kills 2, Injures More Than A Dozen

Monday, July 25, 2016

The shooting took place at Club Blu Bar and Grill, which was reportedly holding an all-ages event.

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$1 Billion Health Care Fraud Took Advantage Of Medicare In Florida, Agents Say

Friday, July 22, 2016

Investigators say Philip Esformes, 47, used his access to thousands of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to perpetrate a massive and profitable fraud.

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North Miami Officer Was Aiming At Man With Autism, Union Chief Says

Friday, July 22, 2016

"This is not a case of a rogue cop; this is not a case of police abuse," the head of the Dade County police union says, adding that the officer who shot Charles Kinsey is praying for his recovery.

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45 Olympic Athletes From 2012, 2008 Implicated In New Doping Tests

Friday, July 22, 2016

More than 20 athletes who won Olympic medals in Beijing are among those implicated. The new findings nearly double the number of implicated athletes from those games.

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Search For Missing Malaysia Airlines Jetliner Will Be Suspended

Friday, July 22, 2016

Of debris that has turned up, officials note that "none of it had provided information that positively identified the precise location of the aircraft."

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