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Bill Chappell

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Two Small Earthquakes Shake Dallas; Jokes Ensue

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Some residents said they felt nothing; some worried about the effects of fracking; others joked about it all.

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A Panda's First Snow Day: Pile On The Cuteness

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Because life isn't all political drama and misdeeds, we bring you a video of the young panda Bao Bao frolicking in the snow at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

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Johnson, Smoltz, Martinez And Biggio Voted To Baseball's Hall

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Three dominating pitchers and one resilient fan favorite are heading to Cooperstown, as Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were named to Baseball's Hall of Fame Tuesday.

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In Reversal, Belgium Denies Inmate's Request To Die

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A court approved Frank Van Den Bleeken's request to die in September. The planned euthanasia was called after the doctor who was to oversee the procedure backed out.

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L.A., D.C., S.F., Boston? U.S. Pick For Olympic Host May Come Thursday

Monday, January 05, 2015

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its board would discuss the four cities' bids at Denver International Airport later this week โ€” and then possibly travel to the winning city.

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Student Tuition Now Outweighs State Funding At Public Colleges

Monday, January 05, 2015

From 2003 to 2012, state funding decreased by 12 percent overall while median tuition rose 55 percent across all public colleges," the General Accountability Office says.

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Crude Oil Dips Under $50 A Barrel, A Price Last Seen In 2009

Monday, January 05, 2015

In the U.S., the average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline has fallen some $1.20 since June, according to AAA. The drop is linked to both OPEC's boosted production and a stronger dollar.

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Japanese Artist Indicted For 'Vagina Kayak'

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Provocative artist Megumi Igarashi has been arrested twice in Japan this year for distributing data that lets people make a 3-D printed kayak that incorporates a model of her genitals.

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Son's Death 'Doesn't Make Any Sense,' Say Parents Of Berkeley Teen

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Toni Martin-Green came forward last night to say it was her son who was shot and killed in Berkeley, Mo. Today, she says, "I am trying to remain calm."

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Teacher Wins $150,000 Prize โ€” And Donates It All To Her School

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Nikki Bollerman recently won a contest that gave books to her students. The third-grade teacher, 26, decided the cash that came with it should also go to her school.

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Former President George H.W. Bush To Remain In Hospital

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Former President George H.W. Bush, 90, is being kept at Houston Methodist Hospital for observation, following breathing difficulties.

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Police Kill Young Man In Missouri; 'It's Not What People Portray,' Mayor Says

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Police say a black 18-year-old had a gun when he was shot at a gas station in a St. Louis suburb that's just two miles west of Ferguson. Police have released a video of the incident.

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Number Of Cars Earning Top Safety Awards Nearly Doubles

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the number of vehicles winning its two safety awards jumped from 39 to 71 for the 2015 model year.

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Woman Who Challenged Facebook's Age Limit Dies At 114

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Anna Stoehr became an Internet celebrity at age 113, when she owned up to fibbing to join Facebook. Stoehr was born before the Wright brothers took their historic first flight.

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New York's Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty To Tax Charge

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

It's been quite a year for Rep. Grimm, who in January threatened to throw a TV reporter off a balcony. The tax evasion charge stems from a restaurant he owns.

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Algerian Army Kills Leader Of Group That Beheaded Frenchman

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Abdelmalek Gouri had been a wanted criminal in Algeria for nearly 20 years. His Islamic State splinter group was blamed for killing hiker Herve Gourdel in September.

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U.S. Economy Grew At A 5 Percent Rate; Dow Surpasses 18,000

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Posting the strongest results in more than a decade, the U.S. economy blew past the consensus estimate of 4.3 percent growth put forth by economists surveyed by Bloomberg News.

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Orangutan Declared To Have Basic Legal Rights In Argentina

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

A Buenos Aires judge ruled in favor of advocates, who are calling for more freedom for Sandra, a 28-year-old orangutan who was born in a zoo.

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'Dreamer' Immigrants Apply For Arizona Driver's Licenses

Monday, December 22, 2014

More than 22,000 young immigrants are now eligible to apply for a license in Arizona, something they were blocked from doing in 2012, thanks to an executive order by Gov. Jan Brewer.

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Singer Joe Cocker Dies At Age 70

Monday, December 22, 2014

Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer famous for hit songs such as "Feelin' Alright" and "Up Where We Belong," has died, his management agency says.

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