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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

More Questions Than Answers In Deadly Tony Stewart Crash

Monday, August 11, 2014

While NASCAR's Stewart has frequently raced in sprint car events over the years, the sideline events have given him trouble: a 2013 crash left another driver with a broken back.

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New Leader Of Iraq Is Nominated, But Maliki Insists He'll Stay In Office

Monday, August 11, 2014

"Vice President Joe Biden called Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi to congratulate him on his nomination," the White House says.

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Protesters In St. Louis-Area Call For Accountability In Teen's Death

Monday, August 11, 2014

Michael Brown was unarmed when he was shot by police on Saturday. Local and federal investigations are underway. "I do not want to be scared to have a son in America," one protester said.

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NCAA Loses Court Ruling In Athletes' Antitrust Case

Friday, August 08, 2014

A federal judge sided with college football and basketball players who say they're being used to help sell video games, TV broadcasts, and other content without being paid.

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James Brady's Death Is Ruled A Homicide

Friday, August 08, 2014

His wounds were inflicted 33 years ago, but James Brady died from John Hinckley Jr.'s attack on President Reagan, according to Washington, D.C., police who cite a Virginia medical examiner's report.

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Dry Western U.S. May Not Get Help From El Niño, Forecasters Say

Friday, August 08, 2014

Some Californians had been hoping El Niño would break the state out of a drought. But a government expert says of the prospect of a strong El Niño, "It's a flop."

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If A Monkey Takes A Photo, Who Owns The Copyright?

Thursday, August 07, 2014

In 2011, a macaque took over wildlife photographer David Slater's camera — and took a striking image. Now Slater is clashing with Wikimedia over who owns it.

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Obama Signs $16 Billion VA Health Care Bill Into Law

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The legislation provides funding to improve facilities and hire more medical staff, along with allowing more veterans to use private facilities.

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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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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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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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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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