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Chance News reviews current issues in the news that use probability or statistical concepts. Its aim is to give the general public a better understanding of chance news as reported by the media and to allow teachers of probability and statistics courses to liven up their courses with current news. From 1992 to 2004, Chance News was written by a small number of regular contributors. These are archived on the [http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance Chance Website] where you will also find other resources for teaching a probability or statistic course.  
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To request a chance wiki account enabling you to login to provide new items  or to edit existing items e-mail jlsnell@dartmouth.edu with subject "chance wiki account."  If you would like to be notified when a chance news under construction is completed please register at  [http://listserv.dartmouth.edu/Archives/chance.html here].
  
Chance News is now a "Wiki". A Wiki is a web site designed to allow readers to easily add contributions or edit existing contributions. This makes it collaborative effort of its readers in the spirit of the very successful free encyclopedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Wikipedia]. (The word wiki is from the Hawaiian word wiki-wiki meaning quick).
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Chance News reviews current issues in the news that use probability or statistical concepts. Its aim is to give the general public a better understanding of chance news as reported by the media and to allow teachers of probability and statistics courses to liven up their courses with current news. Issues from 1992 to 2004,are archived on the [http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance Chance Website] where you will also find other resources for teaching a probability or statistic course.  
 
 
It is not necessary to login to read Chance News but it is necessary to login to add items or edit existing items.  For this you need to create an account and login. (See the top of any page).
 
 
 
We plan to have an issue of Chance News every month which includes items received in this time interval. We will use the Chance  listserv to send out notices that a new Chance News has been completed. You can sign on or off or change your address 
 
for this listserv [http://listserv.dartmouth.edu/Archives/chance.html here]. This listserv is used only for this posting.  
 
  
 
Chance News will continue to be freely available under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html GNU Free Documentation License]
 
Chance News will continue to be freely available under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html GNU Free Documentation License]

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To request a chance wiki account enabling you to login to provide new items or to edit existing items e-mail jlsnell@dartmouth.edu with subject "chance wiki account." If you would like to be notified when a chance news under construction is completed please register at here.

Chance News reviews current issues in the news that use probability or statistical concepts. Its aim is to give the general public a better understanding of chance news as reported by the media and to allow teachers of probability and statistics courses to liven up their courses with current news. Issues from 1992 to 2004,are archived on the Chance Website where you will also find other resources for teaching a probability or statistic course.

Chance News will continue to be freely available under the GNU Free Documentation License