Streams

Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Blue Bell Says Its Ice Cream Will Be Back In Some Stores Next Week

Monday, August 24, 2015

The rollout will happen gradually, reports member station KERA, with Homemade Vanilla being sold in some Texas stores next Monday. Other flavors will soon follow.

Comment

Ashley Madison Update: $500K Reward For Arrest, And Reports Of 2 Suicides

Monday, August 24, 2015

Despite the hacking attack that extracted personal information about millions of its users, Ashley Madison seems to have added nearly 2 million more users to its service.

Comment

Dow Index Closes Below 16,000 After Plunging Nearly 3.6 Percent

Monday, August 24, 2015

The Dow Jones benchmark started Monday's session above 16,459 and fell more than 1,000 points before closing at 15,871. The index lost about 3.6 percent of its value.

Comment

#NPRreads: Compton, The Burger Lady And A Crisis

Friday, August 14, 2015

From a strong overview of Dr. Dre's new project to a breakdown of the facts on Europe's migrant crisis: Here are the stories we were reading this week.

Comment

Death Toll Rises As Investigation Into Chinese Port Explosions Continues

Friday, August 14, 2015

One survivor, a 19-year-old firefighter, was found Friday. The remains of five more victims were also found.

Comment

Japan's Abe Notes Regret And Past Apologies In WWII Speech

Friday, August 14, 2015

Abe stopped short of renewing apologies extended by his predecessors, and he said he doesn't want future generations to be "predestined to apologize" for the war.

Comment

Wheaties Beer Is Unveiled: It's A Hefeweizen (Duh)

Thursday, August 13, 2015

For years, the Wheaties slogan — "breakfast of champions" — has been invoked by beer lovers who pop open an adult beverage before noon. Now the company's putting its name on a beer.

Comment

Warren Harding, We Hardly Knew Ye

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Last summer, the 29th president's love letters to a mistress were released; now comes news that DNA tests show Harding did in fact father a child with another mistress.

Comment

China Examines Aftermath Of Immense Twin Explosions That Killed Dozens

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The powerful blasts toppled stacks of shipping containers, scorched hundreds of cars in nearby lots, and blasted out the windows of cars and buildings.

Comment

U.N. Ousts Its Head Peacekeeper In CAR Amid New Accusations

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

"Enough is enough," U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon says, accepting Babacar Gaye's resignation after peacekeepers were accused of raping a girl and killing two people in the Central African Republic.

Comment

Seniors Behaving Badly: Mayor Assaulted Over Alleged Sex Tape

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A man who once co-hosted a TV show with Talladega, Ala., Mayor Larry Barton has been arrested for attacking him. A divorce lawyer says the dispute centers on a video that includes the man's wife.

Comment

China Again Lets Its Currency Fall, And Stocks Follow

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The decision to devalue the yuan has shaken investors, who fear a currency war and question the health of China's economy, the second-largest in the world.

Comment

Texas Police Officer Fired After Fatally Shooting Unarmed College Student

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The shooting occurred in the early hours of Friday, after a 911 caller reported that a "thin black man with a blond mohawk" was jumping on top of a car at a dealership.

Comment

Track And Field Organization Tests Old Doping Samples, Suspends 28 Athletes

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The samples from the championships held in Helsinki and Osaka had been stored under a revised anti-doping policy that provides for retesting.

Comment

Rivers Shut Down Over EPA's Spill Of 3 Million Gallons Of Toxic Water

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Water samples taken after the spill showed lead concentrations that were 3,500 times the levels normally seen in Durango, Colo.

Comment

More Than 20 Arrested In Ferguson; Armed 'Oath Keepers' Walk Streets

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

No new violence was reported in Ferguson, Mo., but dozens of people were arrested Monday. Late into the night, men armed with assault rifles walked the streets.

Comment

Legendary NASCAR Driver Buddy Baker Dies Of Cancer At 74

Monday, August 10, 2015

He was one of racing's fastest drivers, the first in NASCAR to take a car to 200 mph on a closed course. Months after a lung cancer diagnosis, Buddy Baker has died.

Comment

EPA Says It Released 3 Million Gallons Of Contaminated Water Into River

Monday, August 10, 2015

The spill on Wednesday sent heavy metals, arsenic and other contaminants into a waterway that flows into the San Juan National Forest. Estimates of the spill's size have risen sharply since then.

Comment

Gunfire Erupts In Ferguson, Mo., On Anniversary Of Michael Brown Shooting

Monday, August 10, 2015

Ferguson is under a state of emergency after gunfire Sunday night disrupted otherwise peaceful protests. Police exchanged fire with a Ferguson man who is in critical condition.

Comment

We Will Bury You: Russia Bulldozes Tons Of European Cheese, Other Banned Food

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Parmesan and Dutch cheese, Spanish ham, fruits, vegetables — all reportedly became fodder for the wheels of steamrollers and the flames of incinerators Thursday.

Comment