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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Tennessee Governor Moves To Expand Medicaid Coverage

Monday, December 15, 2014

Following the lead of two other Republican governors, Tennessee's Gov. Bill Haslam is moving to expand Medicaid in his state, using federal funds from the Affordable Care Act.

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To Get To The Bottom Of Your Microbiome, Start With A Swab Of Poo

Monday, December 15, 2014

To find helpful patterns in personal microbe populations, scientists also need to gather a long list of information about the people who serve as homes for the microscopic critters.

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Search Is On For Gunman Who Left 6 Relatives Dead Near Philadelphia

Monday, December 15, 2014

Officials say the gunman is Bradley William Stone, 35, who also left one person seriously wounded. Victims were shot in three different Montgomery County towns, officials say.

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Georgia Woman Gets $100K Over Her Arrest For Cursing At Police

Friday, December 12, 2014

After seeing "yet another African American stopped for doing nothing other than being outside while black," Atlanta-area resident Amy Barnes says, she yelled profanities at police officers.

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Amazing Photos Show Clouds Filling The Grand Canyon

Friday, December 12, 2014

The Grand Canyon National Park sent out amazing photos of the event yesterday; on Friday, they posted a time-lapse video.

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Dingell Admitted To Hospital, One Day After Casting Last Vote In House

Friday, December 12, 2014

The long-serving Democrat's office didn't give details on Rep. John Dingell's condition, other than to say he was under observation and "resting comfortably."

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After Nut Rumpus, Macadamia Sales Rocket

Thursday, December 11, 2014

After a Korean Air executive was enraged by a steward's presentation of macadamia nuts in her first-class cabin, a large South Korean market reports an unlikely side effect.

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Birds Of A Feather Aren't Necessarily Related

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Geneticists have revised the evolutionary tree of birds, revealing some unlikely relationships.

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Staffers Walk Out Of Congress In Protest Over Brown And Garner Cases

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Dozens of congressional staff walked out of the Capitol Thursday, gathering on the steps to make the hands-up gesture that has come to symbolize frustration with the deaths of two unarmed black men.

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'Cromnibus' Spending Bill Passes, Just Hours Before Deadline

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Faced with uncertainty over Congress meeting its deadline to approve a bill, the House's leadership decided to vote on both a long-term spending bill and a stop-gap continuing resolution.

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A Toilet No More: NBA Team Changes Arena Plan After Jokes Swirl In

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Golden State Warriors have revised their new arena's design, after critics said that from overhead, at least, the building looked just like a toilet with the seat and lid down.

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Gun Rights Outweigh Gun Control In New Pew Survey

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

For the first time in at least 20 years, significantly more Americans say it's more important to protect the right to own guns than to control gun ownership, according to a Pew survey.

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Watch: Navy Ship Uses Energy Weapon In Persian Gulf

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The U.S. Navy says it made a "historic leap" by deploying a laser weapon system for the first time. A video shows the system, based on the USS Ponce in the Persian Gulf, taking target practice.

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The NFL's Owners Approve New Off-Field Conduct Policy

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The changes include a "baseline" suspension of six games without pay for a first violation in domestic abuse and sexual assault cases.

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D.C.'s Marijuana Legalization Is Part Of Debate Over Spending Bill

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Restrictions on D.C.'s use of funds to regulate and tax marijuana would likely endanger the district's goal of creating a market that a city finance official said would be worth $130 million a year.

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Why Aren't World Leaders Angrier About Violence Against Women?

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

That's what South African activist Bafana Khumalo wants to know. He's spoken out for 20 years. He protested at the White House today and will accept an award for his efforts tomorrow.

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Congress Will Get A $1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill This Week

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Faced with a Thursday deadline to finance the U.S. government, leaders in Congress have worked out a bill that would fund the government until October 2015.

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In Spending Bill, A Gift For Political Party Fundraising

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The Republican and Democratic parties will be able to collect an additional $97,200 per year from donors to pay for presidential nominating conventions.

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After $4.75 Million Auction, Watson Will Get Nobel Medal Back

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

"In my opinion, a situation in which an outstanding scientist has to sell a medal recognizing his achievements is unacceptable," says Russian business tycoon Alisher Usmanov.

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Bob Dylan, In New Album, Will Cover Frank Sinatra

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

But Dylan in a statement said he doesn't see himself as "covering these songs in any way." Instead, he said he and his band are "uncovering them." Shadows in the Night will be released Feb. 3

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