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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Rare Tropical Storm Forms Over Land In Northern Florida

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

"There is no reason to believe this would become a common occurrence," a National Weather Service official says.

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Wells Fargo Unit's Leader Departs With $125M After Bank Incurs Record Fine

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The bank recently was fined $185 million and fired 5,300 employees for unethical behavior. Each year mentioned in a federal agency's consent order, Carrie Tolstedt collected $5.5 million in stock.

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Russian Hackers Breached Athletes' Data, World Anti-Doping Agency Says

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Some of the information listed athletes' therapeutic use exemptions, which allow banned substances to be taken if they're deemed to be necessary for medical reasons.

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Strangers Raise $165,000 In 3 Days To Help Chicago Popsicle Vendor, 89

Monday, September 12, 2016

"It broke my heart seeing this man that should be enjoying retirement still working at this age," Joel Cervantes Macias wrote of seeing Fidencio Sanchez hunched over his street vendor's cart.

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David Cameron Says He Is Stepping Down From Parliament

Monday, September 12, 2016

Two months after he resigned as Britain's prime minister, Cameron is leaving the seat in Parliament that he first won 15 years ago.

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VW Engineer Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Violate U.S. Clean Air Act

Friday, September 09, 2016

Longtime VW employee James Robert Liang worked for the carmaker in Germany and in the U.S., where he helped bring a troubled diesel engine to market.

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Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million Over Creation Of Fake Accounts For Bonuses

Thursday, September 08, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has levied its largest-ever fine on Wells Fargo for "the widespread illegal practice of secretly opening unauthorized deposit and credit card accounts."

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Ryan Lochte Is Suspended For 10 Months Over His Behavior At Rio's Olympics

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Saying "the behavior of these athletes was not acceptable," the U.S. Olympic Committee levies suspensions on Ryan Lochte and three other athletes involved in an ill-fated night out in Rio.

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Airbnb Unveils Changes To Address Racial Discrimination

Thursday, September 08, 2016

One study found booking requests from Airbnb users with African-American sounding names were roughly 16 percent less likely to be accepted; another found discrepancies in hosts' profits.

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Man Admits Abducting And Killing Jacob Wetterling In 1989

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

With Danny Heinrich's confession, answers are finally emerging about the disappearance of an 11-year-old boy in Minnesota.

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Asteroid Named For Freddie Mercury Is Announced On His Birthday

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The celestial body was discovered in the same year Mercury died at age 45. It was dedicated to the singer in honor of what would have been his 70th birthday, his bandmate Brian May announced.

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Fox Will Pay Gretchen Carlson $20 Million To Settle Sexual Harassment Suit

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Two months after former Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson accused Fox News' then-Chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, the network's parent company has agreed to a payment, and an apology.

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World's Largest Ape Listed As Critically Endangered; Pandas Upgraded To 'Vulnerable'

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Giant panda populations have risen, thanks to forest protections. But populations of Grauer's gorilla total only around 3,800 individuals — a 77 percent reduction — according to a recent survey.

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On Kerfuffle With Chinese Officials, Obama Says: Don't 'Over-Crank' It

Sunday, September 04, 2016

"The seams are showing a little more than usual," President Obama says, describing the tense chaos that marked his arrival in China. From a lack of stairs to heated arguments, friction was obvious.

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Oklahoma Shuts Down Energy Companies' Disposal Wells In Area Of Strong Quake

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Saturday's large quake immediately raised suspicions that it was linked to injection wells that oil and gas companies use as part of fracking and other operations.

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Jerry Heller, Music Mogul Who Worked With N.W.A, Dies At 75

Saturday, September 03, 2016

A native of Shaker Heights in Cleveland, Ohio, Jerry Heller worked with rock stars as an agent, promoter and manager before meeting a young rapper named Eazy-E.

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Taco Truck Owner Racks Up Sales At Trump Event In Detroit

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Straddling the worlds of political symbol and internet meme, an immigrant's taco truck did brisk business — even raising the price of a taco from $1.50 to $2.50.

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Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma; One Of Strongest Recorded In State

Saturday, September 03, 2016

The quake struck at a depth of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) and was felt in five states, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Deadly Explosion Hits Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's Hometown

Friday, September 02, 2016

Islamic terror group Abu Sayyaf claimed responsibility for the blast that hit Davao City, where President Duterte is currently visiting. Police say 14 people were killed, and more than 60 injured.

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Brock Turner Freed From Jail After Serving Half Of 6-Month Sentence

Friday, September 02, 2016

Three months after receiving a lenient punishment for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at Stanford University, Turner left Santa Clara County's main jail Friday.

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