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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Woman Turns 100 Without Any Family, But With Thousands Of Good Wishes

Monday, June 01, 2015

When word got out that England's Winnie Blagden would turn 100 on Sunday and had no living relatives, thousands of people sent cards and gifts.

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Obama Signs Texas Disaster Declaration As Death Toll In Flooding Rises

Friday, May 29, 2015

"There has been enough rain across Texas during May to cover the entire state nearly 8 inches deep," says the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

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Idaho's Abortion Ban Is Unconstitutional, Federal Court Says

Friday, May 29, 2015

The case was brought by Jennie McCormack and Dr. Richard Hearn. In 2011, McCormack was arrested and faced criminal charges after she ended her pregnancy.

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At FIFA Meeting, Israeli And Palestinian Delegates Shake Hands

Friday, May 29, 2015

The "handshake for peace" was perhaps the only thing that could compete with accusations of corruption and bribery that have dominated the international gathering of soccer's governing body.

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FIFA President Blatter: Bribery Scandal Puts 'Long Shadow' Over Soccer

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces a re-election vote Friday, in the face of new corruption and bribery charges against senior members of FIFA.

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NOAA Warns Of Powerful Storms, Despite Seeing 'Below-Normal' Hurricane Season

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The agency also unveiled new forecast graphics that are more detailed and highlight threats posed by potentially deadly storm surges.

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FIFA Update: Europe's UEFA Backs Blatter's Opponent; Raids In Brazil

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Accusations of rampant corruption at FIFA came just days before Sepp Blatter is set to stand for re-election Friday. Europe's UEFA says it will back Blatter's lone opponent.

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George Pataki Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The former New York governor unveiled a video announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination.

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Live Anthrax Was Mistakenly Sent To 9 States And A U.S. Military Base

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Pentagon says an attempt to ship inactive anthrax samples resulted in live samples being sent to labs in nine U.S. states and to a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea.

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Federal Appeals Court Blocks Arkansas Ban On Abortion After 12 Weeks

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has blocked an Arkansas law that bans abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The case was filed by two doctors on their own and their patients' behalf.

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Penn State Bounces Fraternity For 3 Years Over Nude Photo Scandal

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Penn State has shut down the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity chapter for three years, after an inquiry over a Facebook group page that collected pictures of nude women uncovered other transgressions.

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U.S. Indicts 14 In FIFA Corruption Inquiry

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Seven officials were arrested in Switzerland. "This really is the World Cup of fraud," says Richard Weber, chief of the IRS' Criminal Investigation unit, "and today we are issuing FIFA a red card."

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Prolific Fantasy And Science-Fiction Writer Tanith Lee Has Died

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Lee wrote dozens of books, including Don't Bite The Sun and Death's Master -- the latter of which was part of her popular Flat Earth series. She was 67.

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Federal Appeals Court Leaves Hold On Obama's Immigration Orders

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The president has sought to give temporary protection from deportation to people who were brought to the U.S. as children, and to the parents of people who live in the U.S. legally.

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British Pub Ye Olde Fighting Cocks Is Asked To Change Its Name

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

PETA says the pub's name should reflect "society's growing compassion for animals and in celebration of intelligent, sensitive chickens."

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Iranian Court Begins Espionage Trial Of 'Washington Post' Reporter

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Iran's state news agency says Jason Rezaian, 39, "is accused of espionage for the US government and activity against the Islamic Republic of Iran."

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Maryland Joins States That Won't Test New Drivers For Parallel Parking

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Officials say the skills are tested by other tasks, like turning a car around. As of yet, using backup cameras on a driving test isn't allowed.

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Go Forth And Pwn For Shizzle, Word List Guardians Tell Scrabble Players

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Also on the list of 6,500 new Scrabble words: aji (the pepper), coqui (the frog) and the more old-fashioned ixnay and zowee. Or you could just say yeesh — if you've got the right tiles.

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Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed Against The NFL's Ray Rice

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A felony charge was filed after Rice struck his fiancee while they were visiting Atlantic City, N.J., in February of 2014. Last May, he entered a one-year pretrial program.

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Letterman Fills Final Show With Memories And Gratitude

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

David Letterman approached his final extra-long hour of late night TV on Wednesday with the same self-deprecation as the previous 6,000-plus, but leavened the snark with heaps of nostalgia and praise.

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