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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

NCAA Votes To Give New Autonomy To Big Conferences

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Elite college sports conferences can set their own rules about sharing profits with student-athletes, under a new policy adopted by the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors on Thursday.

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Obama Authorizes Limited Airstrikes In Iraq

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Targeted airstrikes against Islamic militants have been authorized if the militants advance toward American personnel in northern Iraq.

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'Apparently' This Is The Funniest 5-Year-Old In America

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Noah Ritter's interview at the Wayne County Fair in Pennsylvania is a wonder of stream-of-consciousness, heavily sprinkled with one word: "apparently."

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1.2 Billion Web Credentials Said To Be In Russian Gang's Hands

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

From its base in south central Russia, the relatively small group has reportedly collected passwords along with user names and email addresses.

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Spurs Hire NBA's First Female Full-Time Assistant Coach

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

"I'm just thrilled for the opportunity to coach these unbelievable athletes," WNBA star Becky Hammon says at a news conference announcing her hire by San Antonio.

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Murdoch Withdraws Bid To Buy Time Warner

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Instead of buying Time Warner for a reported $80 billion, Twenty-First Century Fox will buy back $6 billion worth of shares of its own stock.

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U.S. General Killed In Afghanistan Was On First Combat Deployment

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

An attacker wearing an Afghan military uniform shot at service members from the NATO-led coalition. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene is the highest-ranking U.S. officer killed in a war-zone since Vietnam.

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Top Stories: New Gaza Truce; Another Media Company Spinoff

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Also: Although its water ban is lifted, Toledo's problems with algae may get worse; a second American with Ebola is headed for the U.S.; and a five-year-old loses his mayoral race in Minnesota.

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Cleveland Slugger Jim Thome Retires After Signing One-Day Contract

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Calling a halt to a career that put him at the No. 7 spot on the all-time home run list, Jim Thome officially retired as a Cleveland Indian Saturday.

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Islamic State Seizes Towns Near Kurdish Area; Dam Seen At Risk

Sunday, August 03, 2014

The militants are hoping to cement control of the border area between Iraq, Syria and Turkey. At least 14 Kurdish soldiers were reportedly killed in the fighting this weekend.

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Anything You Can Spit Can Be Used Against You

Sunday, August 03, 2014

A lot of rappers glorify crime in their music. Sometimes, lyrics that appear to boast about crimes can lead to arrest. Should violent rap lyrics be used as an admission of guilt?

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Lego Releases Female Scientists Set, May Appease 7-Year-Old Critic

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Months after a girl took the company to task for its female toy figures, Lego has released the Research Institute, a play set created by a "real-life geophysicist, Ellen Kooijman," the company says.

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Mavis Staples, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Mavis Staples, whose titanic career spans the civil rights movement, Soul Train and solo work with Curtis Mayfield, Prince and Jeff Tweedy, closed the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Sunday, July 27.

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Algae Toxins Prompt Toledo To Ban Its Drinking Water

Sunday, August 03, 2014

The toxins' presence is blamed on algae from Lake Erie, sparking a water ban that has affected about half a million people since it was first announced this weekend.

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Can Google Build A Typeface To Support Every Written Language?

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Google recently announced a font family, Noto, that aims to include all the world's written languages. But it may prove to be an even more ambitious effort than self-driving cars.

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'It's So Terrible': Quake Reportedly Kills Hundreds In Southwest China

Sunday, August 03, 2014

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Yunnan Province Sunday afternoon, leveling buildings and rippling roads. Rescue crews are still working to find survivors.

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'Calvary' Brings Murder And Other Sins To The Big Screen

Sunday, August 03, 2014

NPR's Arun Rath speaks to John Michael McDonagh, writer and director of the new Irish murder mystery Calvary.

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U.S. 'Appalled' By Deadly Airstrike Outside U.N. School In Gaza

Sunday, August 03, 2014

An Israeli attack at a U.N.-run school in Gaza Sunday killed at least 10 people, health officials say. The attack came as Israel declares a soldier believed to have been captured died in battle.

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The NFL's Punters (Finally) Land One In The Hall Of Fame

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Ray Guy, a gifted athlete who became the prototype of an NFL punter in the 1970s and 80s, becomes the first punter to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend.

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First Ebola Patient Has Arrived In U.S. From Liberia

Saturday, August 02, 2014

The first of two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia arrived in Atlanta today to begin treatment.

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