Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

'Sprinklegate' sinks a U.K. bakery's top sellers after topping is found to be illegal

Friday, October 15, 2021

"It is HIGHLY unlikely that we will find any legal sprinkles that we will use as a replacement," says Rich Myers, owner of the Get Baked bakery in Leeds. "I am extremely passionate about sprinkles."

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The gunman will plead guilty to the Parkland, Fla., high school shootings

Friday, October 15, 2021

Nikolas Cruz's legal team will focus on the trial's penalty phase, where they hope to secure 17 consecutive life sentences instead of the death penalty for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school deaths.

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Texas lawmakers weigh a bill to let workers sue employers over COVID vaccine mandates

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The legislation would give workers legal grounds to refuse COVID-19 vaccine mandates for "reasons of conscience." The law would enshrine Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order banning such mandates.

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With Jon Gruden gone, cheerleaders and players want the NFL to release more data

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

"It is further evidence that the league is just corrupt on a larger scale than we can even begin to imagine," said Melanie Coburn, a former cheerleader for the Washington Football Team.

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A Wisconsin brewery is helping parents sue school districts that don't require masks

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

A school board "threw students into a COVID-19 'snake pit' " when it axed mask requirements and other measures, a federal lawsuit says. A Minocqua, Wis., brewery is helping fund parents' legal fight.

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Homeland Security secretary orders ICE to stop mass raids on immigrants' workplaces

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The announcement is part of a shift in strategy under the Biden administration that puts a new emphasis on going after businesses and employers that violate labor laws.

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9 in 10 cars now being sold in Norway are electric or hybrid

Friday, October 08, 2021

Of all new passenger cars sold so far in 2021 in Norway, less than 5% are powered by gasoline. The numbers push the country closer to meeting its goal of a zero-emission fleet of new cars by 2025.

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People who want organ transplants must get the COVID-19 vaccine, a hospital says

Thursday, October 07, 2021

The UCHealth hospital system in Colorado says unvaccinated patients won't be eligible for an organ transplant, citing the "significant risk the virus poses to transplant recipients."

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A neighborhood rally helped to quiet racist noise blaring from a Virginia home

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

The police said there was nothing they could do to stop the offensive racket. But after the community held a rally, the cacophony got much quieter.

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Fat Bear Week has a champion: All hail 480 Otis

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Who is the fattest bear of all? For the fourth time, the answer is 480 Otis, a brown bear who didn't let his lack of two canine teeth stop him from packing on the pounds.

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Why Facebook and Instagram went down for hours on Monday

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

When a company can't use the internet's core protocols, it's as if its online domains simply don't exist. That happened to Facebook, creating a cascade of problems.

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William Shatner is going to space next week (for real)

Monday, October 04, 2021

At age 90, the Star Trek actor is poised to become the oldest person ever to visit space. "It's never too late to experience new things," Shatner said on Monday.

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Get a fan and get vaccinated, the CDC says in its safety tips for the holidays

Monday, October 04, 2021

"When you have something spread by aerosol, you absolutely want more ventilation," Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden, said in an interview with CBS.

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A ninja with a sword assailed a U.S. Army special operations unit in California

Friday, October 01, 2021

A man "wearing full ninja garb" staged the attack in the middle of the night at a small airport in California, officials say.

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5 Midwestern governors agree to create a network to charge electric vehicles

Friday, October 01, 2021

The bipartisan plan will help the Midwest "lead on electric vehicle adoption, reduce carbon emissions, spur innovation, and create good-paying jobs," says Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

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Tommy Kirk, The Fresh-Scrubbed Face Of Disney As A Child Actor, Dies At 79

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Generations of children, and more than a few adults, cried along with Kirk when his character Travis Coates tearfully pulled a rifle trigger in Old Yeller.

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World Athletics Group Is Investigating 2 Belarus Coaches Over A Tokyo Olympics Flap

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The two coaches were sent packing from the Summer Games after sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya said they tried to force her to leave Japan early.

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Art Or Heist? A Danish Artist Took $84,000 And Sent A Museum 2 Blank Canvases

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

"The work is that I have taken their money," artist Jens Haaning said of his new piece, titled "Take the Money and Run."

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Pfizer Submits Favorable Initial Data To The FDA On Kids' COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Pfizer and BioNTech say they plan to submit a formal request for emergency use authorization of their vaccine in young children "in the coming weeks."

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'Capital Gazette' Gunman Is Sentenced To Multiple Life Prison Terms, Plus 345 Years

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Jarrod Ramos admitted to killing five people in the Capital Gazette's newsroom in 2018. Prosecutors sought multiple life prison terms for the attack.

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