Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

A Tahoe Ski Resort Ditches Its Name, Saying It's Racist And Sexist

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Squaw Valley hosted an Olympics, but it now has a new name. "It's a term that was inflicted upon us by somebody else and we don't agree with it," an official of the Washoe Tribe says.

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Hurricane Nicholas Makes Landfall In Texas. Residents Are Bracing For Possible Floods

Monday, September 13, 2021

Nicholas strengthened into a hurricane before making landfall early Tuesday. The storm will trigger "considerable flash and urban flooding," the National Hurricane Center says.

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This Custodian Stayed At His School All Night Pumping Water During Ida's Storms

Saturday, September 11, 2021

The hurricane's remnants hit New Jersey just days before classes were to begin at Hackensack Middle School. Its custodian was determined to keep the students on track.

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A Teen Called For Masks In School After His Grandma Died Of COVID. Adults Mocked Him

Friday, September 10, 2021

"If they laugh at me about a personal story about my grandmother, that's just disrespectful, I feel," Tennessee teenager Grady Knox reportedly said.

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The FDA Postpones A Long-Awaited Decision On Juul's Vaping Products

Thursday, September 09, 2021

More than 500 companies submitted applications for 6.5 million vaping products to the FDA. The agency ruled on some of them but did not yet make a decision on products made by Juul.

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Afghan Women Will Be Banned From Playing Sports, A Taliban Official Says

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

"Islam and the Islamic Emirate do not allow women to play cricket or play the kind of sports where they get exposed," a senior Taliban official reportedly said.

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A Deputy Mayor Is Charged With Amassing 16 Assault Weapons And Fake FBI IDs

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Airmont, N.Y., Deputy Mayor Brian Downey faces more than 30 state and federal charges. "Our community is without a doubt safer today than it was yesterday," the local district attorney says.

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Fauci Says DeSantis Is 'Completely Incorrect' To Call Vaccine A Mere Personal Choice

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

"It really doesn't impact me or anyone else," Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said about whether a person gets vaccinated. "Yeah, that's not true at all," Fauci said in response on Tuesday.

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Human Rights Campaign Fires President Alphonso David Over Report That He Helped Cuomo

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

David's exit is contentious, with both sides accusing the other of falsehoods. Last month, the New York attorney general's report said David shared confidential files with Cuomo's administration.

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Why Ida Hit The Northeast So Hard, 1,000 Miles Away From Its Landfall

Friday, September 03, 2021

The right mix of weather conditions combined to create extreme rainfall over New York and surrounding areas. Once extremely rare, such storms may become the norm as the climate warms.

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Bumble And Match Leaders Set Up Funds For People Affected By The Texas Abortion Ban

Friday, September 03, 2021

"I am shocked that I now live in a state where women's reproductive laws are more regressive than most of the world, including India," says Shar Dubey, CEO of the Dallas-based Match Group.

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He Won A Gold At The Paralympics - But Had To Give It Up For Arriving 3 Minutes Late

Thursday, September 02, 2021

It was only a matter of a few minutes — but the rules are the rules, and organizers say Malaysia's star shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli broke them.

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Crowded U.S. Jails Drove Millions Of COVID-19 Cases, A New Study Says

Thursday, September 02, 2021

The U.S. jail population has a 55% weekly turnover rate, raising the risk of infections passing between communities, according to the study.

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Ida Brings Historic Flooding To The Northeast, Killing More Than 40 People

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Record-breaking levels of rainfall in New York City, parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania flooded roadways and affected travel throughout Wednesday evening into Thursday.

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A Man Who Accosted A TV Reporter Covering Hurricane Ida Faces Assault Charges

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Members of the public helped identify Benjamin Eugene Dagley of Ohio, according to police in Gulfport, Mississippi.

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Iceland's Soccer Federation Board Resigns In Uproar Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Last week, the federation's chairman said he and other leaders weren't aware of any reports of sexual assaults. The next day, a woman spoke up to say that wasn't true.

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An All-Black Unit That Fought Germany And Racism In WWI Gets Congressional Gold Medal

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Harlem Hellfighters served in a segregated U.S. Army unit and were known for their valor and skill on the battlefield, even while facing discrimination from fellow soldiers and at home.

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Every National Forest In California Is Closing Because Of Wildfire Risk

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The closures start Tuesday night and run through Sept. 17. The U.S. Forest Service is citing the extraordinary risk of wildfires and forecasts that show the threat will only remain high.

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Employers Can't Require People To Work 72 Hours A Week, China's High Court Says

Monday, August 30, 2021

In recent years, several worker deaths have been linked to grueling "996" schedules, which are common in the tech industry. The label is shorthand for working 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for six days in a row.

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It Will Take 6 Weeks To Return Power To Jefferson Parish After Ida Hit, Official Says

Monday, August 30, 2021

Joe Valiente, director of emergency management in Jefferson Parish, La., says the damage caused by the hurricane is "incredible," with extensive impact on the electrical grids in the area.

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