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April Fools' Day

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Top April Fools' Day Articles

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  • The Front Burner: Smokin' Hot barbecue is true to its name

    The Front Burner: Smokin' Hot barbecue is true to its name
    April 1st (aka April Fool's Day) marked the second anniversary of the grand opening of a strip center eatery that calls itself Smokin' Hot Bar and Grille. Don't let the name fool you, though. Yes, wings, ribs and pit beef are among the most popular...
  • 2011: A re-wind

    2011: A re-wind
    Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
  • Alleged document thieves indicted on federal charges

    The two New Yorkers charged with stealing historic documents from Maryland were indicted federally Thursday in a far broader scheme in which prosecutors say they stole many more valuable manuscripts from museums in both states. A National Archives...
  • Dining@Large: the April Fools Edition

    No, no tricks here. (As far as I know.) I just got several e-mails connected to April Fools Day and thought I would bundle them into one post.First of all, Bucky (who else?) has informed me that April 1 kicks......
  • Astronaut's head replaced with computer

    Frustrated by the quirks, flaws and general squooshiness of the human brain, NASA decided to replace an astronaut's head with a computer. It seems to work just fine, although it could use some additional miniaturization. That's astronaut Heidemarie...
  • 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...



  • Drive-thru rage: Man hit driver who cut in front of him, deputies say

    It appears this man's April Fool's Day antics finally caught up with him. A Bradenton driver, identified as Patrick Alan Brown, 57, was arrested Wednesday -- on National Hamburger Day -- after he had a beef with another driver: Brown repeatedly hit...

  • Video: UCF students share favorite April Fools' Day pranks

    Who enjoys April Fools' Day more than college students?...