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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Ebola Deaths Top 4,000; Screening Begins At New York's JFK Airport

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The screening procedure will include passengers having their temperature taken with non-contact thermometers and answering questions to determine their potential exposure.

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Kmart Says Its Store Registers Were Hacked, Exposing Credit Cards

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The Sears-owned company says it removed the malware after it was discovered Thursday. It announced the exposure late Friday, saying no personal data or PIN numbers were lost.

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Singer Morrissey Says He Has Had Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

"I have had four cancer-scrapings, but so what. If I die, I die," the English musician and former leader of The Smiths wrote in an email interview with a Spanish-language newspaper.

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In Gay Marriage's New Landscape, Glee, Confusion And Resistance

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Same-sex couples are getting married in Utah and other states one day after the Supreme Court let stand rulings that overturned bans on gay marriage. But couples have been turned away in Kansas.

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Some Americans Boosted Charitable Giving In Recession; The Rich Did Not

Monday, October 06, 2014

As times got tough, America's less-wealthy citizens grew more generous, according to a new study. But people making at least $200,000 a year cut the portion of their incomes they gave to charity.

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Supreme Court Won't Hear Gay Marriage Cases In New Term

Monday, October 06, 2014

The court's refusal of all the petitions related to bans on same-sex marriage means that same-sex marriage will now be legal in 11 states where it had been banned.

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Hewlett-Packard Will Split Into Two Companies

Monday, October 06, 2014

The ailing company that was founded 75 years ago has laid off more than 40,000 workers in recent years. Mergers that were meant to help it compete have not panned out.

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Photo Break: America Puts On Its Fall Colors

Saturday, October 04, 2014

October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.

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Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Dies At 63

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator nicknamed "Baby Doc" after he succeeded his father in ruling the country, has died. After a brutal regime, Duvalier was sent into exile in 1986.

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Dallas Ebola Case: Experts Say 9 People At Highest Risk Of Contact

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Health experts are "fairly certain" that nine people had enough direct contact with an Ebola patient that they could potentially have been infected. None of them have shown symptoms, the CDC says.

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Hong Kong Police Can 'Take All Actions Necessary,' City Leader Says

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Discussions between the protesters and the government broke down after the violence. With thousands of protesters still in the streets, some are fearing that a crackdown might be imminent.

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Broken Art: The Closing Of A Washington Museum

Saturday, October 04, 2014

A photojournalism student at the Corcoran College of Art + Design responds to a museum's demise the only way she knows how โ€“ creatively.

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A First: Uterus Transplant Gives Parents A Healthy Baby

Saturday, October 04, 2014

The new mother, 36, had been born without a uterus, so another woman, 61, donated her womb several years after she had gone through menopause.

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Atlantic City Falls From Glittering Resort To Bargain Basement

Saturday, October 04, 2014

With four casinos shuttered, a fifth on the brink and 7,000 jobs lost, the once-glittery Atlantic City ponders a path to the future.

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The Two Koreas Agree To Hold High-Level Talks This Autumn

Saturday, October 04, 2014

News of the plan comes as a delegation of North Korean officials venture south to Incheon for Saturday's closing ceremonies of the 2014 Asian Games.

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Ryan Keberle & Catharsis: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, October 04, 2014

When he gets a chance to be the frontman, the Brooklyn trombonist runs a nifty jazz quartet. Assisted by vocalist Camila Meza (and by employer Sufjan Stevens, in absentia), Catharsis visits NPR.

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New York Boosts Pay For Thousands With Hourly Wage Hike

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that raises the hourly rate from under $11.90 to $13.13 an hour for thousands of fast-food and retail workers.

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Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 270, the first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the U.S. It requires a 10-cent fee for the use of compostable or paper bags.

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Aral Sea's Eastern Basin Has Dried Out, NASA Photos Show

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

"For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried," NASA says, citing satellite photos from 2000 and 2014.

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In NFL Game, A Slide And A Prayer Spur Debate And Clarification

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The NFL sides with fans who criticized an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty called on a Muslim player who prostrated himself in the end zone Monday night.

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