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Bill Chappell

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Announcer-Free TV? Detroit's Baseball Fans Say Yes, Please

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The only voices in a TV broadcast of last night's game between the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals came from the field and the stands. FOX Sports Detroit offered fans "Natural Sounds at Comerica Park" as an alternative to its regular telecast.

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Facebook Sees Its Shares Hit $38 IPO Price

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

It has been more than a year since Facebook's stock debuted at $38 in its initial public offering. But after a problematic start and a slide below $20 last year, the company saw its shares' value reach that initial price again in early trading Wednesday, one week after it reported strong results.

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U.S. Economy: GDP Surprises, And Hiring Rises In July

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The U.S. economy grew by an annualized rate of 1.7 percent in the second quarter of 2013, according to gross domestic product data from the Commerce Department. And U.S. companies boosted payrolls by adding 200,000 new jobs from June to July.

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U.S. Teenager Is Youngest Ever To Pass Britain's Bar Exams

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

"I was not aware at the time what the average age was," 18-year-old Gabrielle Turnquest says. Turnquest, who has qualified as a barrister, is a native of Windermere, Fla.

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Student Left In DEA Cell For Days Reaches $4.1 Million Settlement

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Last spring, San Diego student Daniel Chong spent more than four days in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell without food or water after being taken in a drug raid.

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As Sentencing Phase Begins, Manning Could Face Decades In Prison

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The severity of Bradley Manning's punishment is expected to hinge on his motives. The former Army intelligence analyst was acquitted of aiding the enemy, which would have put him in jeopardy of a life sentence. He was found guilty of other serious charges, from theft to espionage, for giving thousands of classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks.

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Ireland Enacts Law Providing For Abortion, A First

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The legislation provides women with access to abortion in cases where their lives are at risk, including cases in which suicide could be a factor.

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Investigators: Train Conductor Was On Phone During Spain Crash

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Train conductor Francisco Jose Garzon Amo faces dozens of charges of homicide and causing injury by professional neglect. Court papers say he was on the phone at the time of the crash.

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Defense Workers' Furlough Days May Be Cut

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Tentative plans could reduce 11 days of unpaid leave to as few as six days for civilian workers, The Associated Press reports, citing anonymous sources at the Pentagon.

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Taliban Attack Frees At Least 175 From Pakistani Prison

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The attack was said to have been carried out "with military-like precision" and may have been aided by informants in the prison. The Taliban reportedly used mortars, bombs and rocket-propelled grenades in the assault.

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Egypt's Ousted President Morsi Is 'Well,' Says EU Official

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton visited Mohammed Morsi, who has been detained for nearly a month, and says he is in good health. But it's not clear where Egypt's military is holding the former leader.

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Suspected Nazi War Criminals Living In Limbo In U.S.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

At least 10 suspected Nazi war criminals were ordered deported from the U.S. but never left, the AP reports. Four are still living in this country. One reason is that their European homelands didn't want them back.

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Fiery Explosions Rock Florida Propane Tank Plant

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A series of blasts ravaged a Blue Rhino propane gas plant in central Florida's Lake County late Monday night. At least seven workers were injured. The detonations reportedly lasted some 30 minutes, but the fires raged for much longer.

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U.S. Beats Panama, 1-0, To Win Gold Cup Title

Monday, July 29, 2013

The U.S. men's soccer team was stymied by Panama's efficient defense and their own tight play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final for more than an hour Sunday, but it took less than one minute for substitute Brek Shea to enter the game and tap the match's lone goal into the net.

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Amazon Says It Will Hire More Than 5,000 Workers In U.S.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Many of the new jobs will be at order-fulfillment centers that are spread across more than 10 states, the company says.

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Pope Francis Discusses Gay Catholics: 'Who Am I To Judge?'

Monday, July 29, 2013

In an unusually candid news conference, the pope said gay people should be integrated into society instead of being ostracized. His view of gays is being seen as diverging from his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. He also divulged what he keeps in his black bag.

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BMW's Electric Compact May Come With An Optional SUV Backup

Monday, July 29, 2013

BMW, which unveiled its all-electric i3 compact sedan on Monday, will reportedly give customers the option of booking a gas-powered SUV for a few weeks each year. The move is part of efforts to ease customers' concerns about relying on an electric vehicle year-round.

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Italian Investigators Search For Cause Of Deadly Tour Bus Crash

Monday, July 29, 2013

At least 38 people died after bus crashed through a guardrail and fell nearly 100 feet to the rough terrain below, Italian news agencies say.

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Barrage Of Car Bombings Kills Dozens In Iraq

Monday, July 29, 2013

More than a dozen car bombs exploded in Iraq early Monday, reportedly killing at least 50 people in Baghdad and other areas. At least 10 explosions were reported in the Iraqi capital during the morning rush hour.

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San Francisco Hospital Reports Third Death In Asiana Crash

Friday, July 12, 2013

San Francisco General Hospital says the victim had been treated in its pediatric unit. The hospital has treated 67 victims from the flight — 36 adults and 31 children. Most those people have been released.

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