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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Zika Worries Prompt U.S. Cyclist To Pull Out Of Rio Contention

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Tejay van Garderen's wife is expecting a baby in October. A U.S. Olympic Committee official says the organization isn't aware of any similar cases of an athlete opting out.

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Poised To Send Gender Identity Bill To Governor

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Legislation allowing people to choose their restroom based on their gender identity has now been embraced by both chambers of the Massachusetts Legislature.

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Net Worth Of Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes Plunges To $0 In New 'Forbes' Estimate

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

One year after Elizabeth Holmes topped the magazine's list of the wealthiest self-made women with a worth of $4.5 billion, Forbes now values her fortune at "nothing."

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2 People Die In Murder-Suicide Shooting On UCLA Campus

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

The murder victim was identified as a professor of engineering. The incident put the UCLA campus on lockdown for hours.

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'Trump University' Documents Put On Display Aggressive Sales Techniques

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

They say no cash is no reason to let potential students off the hook: "They will find the money." The documents, part of a lawsuit alleging fraud, recommend treating reporters with courtesy.

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Boaty By Another Name: 'Sir David Attenborough' Is Chosen For British Research Ship

Friday, May 06, 2016

Boaty McBoatface received more than 124,000 votes in an online poll by Britain's Natural Environment Research Council — more than 10 times the 11,000 votes for Attenborough's name.

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'The Beast Is Still Up': Alberta Wildfires Rage; Evacuees Told To Wait It Out

Friday, May 06, 2016

"We're still here, we're still battling," regional fire chief Darby Allen told residents last night. He added, "The beast is still up, it's surrounding the city.

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'I'm Sorry,' Says Man Who Claimed To Be Bitcoin's Creator

Thursday, May 05, 2016

"I know now that I am not strong enough for this," says Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, 45, in a mysterious new blog posting.

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Alberta Wildfire Evacuees Ordered To Move Again; Blaze Destroys 1,600 Buildings

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Many residents who were evacuated from Fort McMurray on Tuesday were ordered to move once again last night.

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TSA Boosts Number Of Security Staff, Aiming At Airport Bottlenecks

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hopes that adding staff to security checkpoints will prevent longer wait times that had been projected for this summer.

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'Campus Carry' Gun Bill Is Vetoed In Georgia, With A Lengthy Explanation

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Explaining his veto, Gov. Nathan Deal cites Antonin Scalia — as well as a college rules meeting attended by Thomas Jefferson back in 1824.

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Indiana Primaries: 5 Headlines That Tell Where Republicans And Democrats Stand

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Republican Ted Cruz has ended his candidacy, after Donald Trump won Indiana to all but clinch victory. Bernie Sanders also won, with 52 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton's 47 percent.

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From Police To Courts, Corruption Seen Rising In Middle East

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Roughly 1 in 3 people who dealt with the court system paid a bribe, and 1 in 4 who dealt with police did so, according to a new corruption report.

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'Hamilton' Nets Record 16 Tony Award Nominations

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and force behind Hamilton, is nominated for three individual awards, including best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.

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U.S. Navy SEAL Is Killed In ISIS Attack In Northern Iraq

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The SEAL died after ISIS fighters broke through Kurdish defensive lines with a complex attack involving car or truck bombs and subsequent infantry-style raids, Defense Department officials say.

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Solar Airplane Lands In Phoenix After Flight From Silicon Valley

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The 745-mile trip took nearly 16 hours — less time than expected, largely due to powerful tailwinds.

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Misty Copeland Inspires A Barbie 'Sheroes' Doll

Monday, May 02, 2016

Misty Copeland says she played with Barbie dolls until she was 13 — the same year she started ballet.

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Ringling Bros. Circus Holds Final Shows Featuring Elephants

Monday, May 02, 2016

In the world of animal rights, one activist compares it to the fall of the Berlin Wall. The original plan called for phasing out elephants' role in the circus by 2018.

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Bitcoin's Maker Revealed? Australian Man Says He Is 'Satoshi Nakamoto'

Monday, May 02, 2016

Craig Wright, 45, is an entrepreneur whose name has often been mentioned in conversations about bitcoin's creator; in recent months, he was also investigated by tax authorities.

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Supreme Court Sets Deadline On Lower Court's Texas Voter ID Law Ruling

Friday, April 29, 2016

More than 18 months after it was kept alive by an appeals court's stay, Texas' controversial voter ID law remains in place.

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