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April Fools' Day

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Top April Fools' Day Articles

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  • Obama's away: 'Hail to the Peep'

     
    by Mark Silva Okay, this is the April Fool's Day entry: President Peep. This entry for the Tribune's annual Peeps on Parade contest comes from Obama supporters Diane Johnson, Alice Medley, Cynthia Toher and Paula Webster of St. Paul, Min........
  • Mathews County Web site

     
    We here at the Team Gloucester blog occasionally give you news about neighboring Mathews County. Today is one of those days.Mathews County will unveil its revamped Web site tomorrow - April Fools Day. County Supervisor O.J. Cole insists that, despite........
  • Years after 9-11, war's kids can't bury parents' loss

    Years after 9-11, war's kids can't bury parents' loss
    Before Brandi Anderson begins her senior year at Warner Christian Academy in South Daytona this morning, she'll stuff pencils, paper, and other supplies into a blue and pink-flowered rucksack. Not that her backpack is the only baggage she carries. A...
  • No joke: Airfare by weight might just fly

    No joke: Airfare by weight might just fly
    News of Samoa Air charging passengers by the pound, rather than by the seat, came so suddenly that some people thought it was an April Fools' Day joke. Not only was the announcement no joke — the airline hadn't retracted it by press time —...
  • Blue Mountain ski free offer can result in quadriceps grief for over-70 crowd

    Blue Mountain ski free offer can result in quadriceps grief for over-70 crowd
    For those who grew up in New York's snow belt, which begins south of Buffalo and gets really nasty east of Lake Ontario, it is incomprehensible how people in the balmy climes of Pennsylvania can get upset over a dusting of 2 feet or less now and then....
  • April Fools' Day worse than pulled groin

    April Fools' Day worse than pulled groin
    Early yesterday morning, I played a pretty terrible April Fools’ Day prank on myself. Nursing a lingering groin pull, I accidentally applied Icy Hot to my nether region. Ouch. But hot-and-cold genitals were somehow less painful than the April...
  • City tax sale list is a hall of shame

    Fur coats, trips and other treats for the mayor? At least $15,348. Political poll for City Council member? $12,500. City property taxes? Priceless. Or, rather: Unpaid. The free-spending Ronald Lipscomb, the developer whose gifts to Mayor Sheila...
  • These fakes offer foolproof fun

    These fakes offer foolproof fun
    When it comes to beauty and fashion, it's all about artifice and deception. In a good way. We lengthen our lashes, paint our nails and lips, maximize our assets, and always and forever are on the lookout for clothes that hide our flaws — and make...
  • Video: UCF students share favorite April Fools' Day pranks

     
    Who enjoys April Fools' Day more than college students?...
  • Google Autocompleters: Looking for an April Fools' Day job?

     
    "I go through a new keyboard about every 8 days," says the Autocompleter in the job recruitment video....
  • Helvetica goes Comic Sans! Google's April Fools' Day prank

     
    Oh, you thought Google only had one April Fool's Day prank up its ginormous, nerdy sleeve? You were wrong. Get ready for a total geek......
  • Donald Trump not running for president, Rebecca Black not pregnant

     
    Donald Trump is not running for president, and Rebecca Black is not pregnant. Yes, we're living in a world where Donald Trump needed to answer the president question, and Rebecca Black had to answer the pregnant question....