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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

NBC's Tom Brokaw Announces He Has Cancer, Says He's 'Optimistic'

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Tom Brokaw, the NBC News correspondent who for years was one of America's favorite news anchors, has been diagnosed with Tmultiple myeloma, a cancer that affects blood cells in bone marrow, the network says.

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European Union Moves To Approve U.S. Genetically Modified Corn

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Despite efforts by two-thirds of its 28 member states to block the move, the European Union took a large step toward approving a new genetically modified corn Tuesday. Opponents say the corn, a DuPont Pioneer product called TC1507, has harmful qualities.

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House Votes To Extend Debt Limit To March 2015

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Congressional reporters quickly note that Rep. Paul Ryan was one of many Republicans who voted "no." The vote came after the Republican majority abandoned its hopes to tie other legislation to the debt measure.

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Erin Hamlin Sets A U.S. First With Medal In Luge

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

German Natalie Geisenberger's winning margin of 1.139 seconds was the largest at the Olympics since 1964, the sport's first year at the games. The American Hamlin says of her medal, "It's surreal, really."

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Shaun White Falls Just Short Of Three-Peat Quest In Half-Pipe

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The top five finishers all pulled off their best runs in the second half of the competition โ€“ none more so than White, who stood in 11th place after the first run with a score of 35.

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Report Links Sprinter Tyson Gay's Doping To Anti-Aging Cream

Monday, February 10, 2014

Tyson Gay, the American track star whose comeback was derailed by failed drug tests in 2013, is believed to have used a cream containing banned substances he obtained from an Atlanta anti-aging specialist, according to ProPublica and Sports Illustrated.

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Time-Delay Question: When Do Announcers Tape?

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Winter Olympics brings up many questions about the sports themselves. But people are also wondering whether TV announcers use the U.S.-Sochi time gap to improve their coverage.

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U.S. Resets Obamacare Deadline For Some Businesses To 2016

Monday, February 10, 2014

In the second delay for medium-size businesses under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration says firms with 50-99 workers now have until Jan. 1, 2016, to provide health insurance. Larger companies must offer the coverage in 2015.

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Stuart Hall, 'Godfather Of Multiculturalism,' Dies

Monday, February 10, 2014

Sociologist and public intellectual Stuart Hall, who helped shape conversations about race and gender, has died at 82. For decades, the Jamaican-born Hall taught at Britain's Birmingham University.

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Trenton's Mayor Mack Found Guilty Of Bribery, Fraud Charges

Friday, February 07, 2014

A federal jury has found Mayor Tony F. Mack of Trenton, N.J., guilty of six charges ranging from extortion and bribery to fraud. Mack's brother was also convicted of some charges in the case, which involved plans for a parking garage.

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Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony: Live Blog

Friday, February 07, 2014

The ceremony at Sochi's Fisht Stadium will reportedly be seen by 3 billion people worldwide. The epic spectacle could wash away many of the concerns and complaints that marked the early days of the games.

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Who 'Won' The Creation Vs. Evolution Debate?

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Days after a wide-ranging debate on creationism and evolution between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, the topic is driving an online conversation about points raised in the debate. Themes of belief and literalism, logic and faith โ€” and, for some, relevance โ€” are being debated online.

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What Do You Want To Know About The Sochi Olympics?

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Are people excited about the Winter Olympics? Don't figure skaters get dizzy? What kind of place is Sochi?

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Police Officer Arrests Firefighter At Accident Scene In California

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Authorities are still discussing an incident that took place Tuesday night on California's I-805, where a firefighter was arrested by a police officer at the scene of an accident. The reason? They disagreed over where the fire truck should be.

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'Almost Otherwordly': The Sea Caves Of Lake Superior, On Ice

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Thousands of people have walked out to the caves in recent weeks to inspect beautiful ice formations. It's the first time Lake Superior's ice has been thick enough to walk on in the area since 2009.

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U.S. HVAC Firm Reportedly Linked To Target's Data Security Breach

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Hackers who broke into Target's computer network and stole customers' financial and personal data used credentials that were stolen from a heating and air conditioning subcontractor in Pennsylvania, according to digital security journalist Brian Krebs.

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MLS And Beckham Will Create A New Soccer Team In Miami

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

England's David Beckham left Major League Soccer after the L.A. Galaxy's 2012 season. His time with the Galaxy reportedly helped him purchase an expansion team at a below-market $25 million.

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Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Ken Ham And Bill Nye

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Does it damage children to teach them biblical creationism? What are the costs of denying evolution, one of biology's core tenets? Those are the questions for Tuesday night, in a live debate between best-selling Christian author Ken Ham and Emmy Award-winning science educator Bill Nye.

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The View From Down There: FDA Approves Pill Cam For Colon Exams

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Patients who undergo colon screenings might breathe a little easier now that U.S. regulators have approved a pill containing two cameras. The PillCam Colon is minimally invasive and runs on batteries, its maker says.

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Lawyer's Local-Market Super Bowl Spot Is An On-Fire Smash

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

The TV spot has won fans online, thanks to its use of slow motion, quick edits, smoke and fire to create an atmosphere that would suit a trailer for a new action hero. Attorney Jamie Casino is riding a wave of popularity as a result.

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