April Fool's Day

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Illawarra Mercury
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in WollongongAs an April Fool's Day joke in 2009, the Mercury ran a story about the push to
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
As an April Fool's Day joke in 2009, the Mercury ran a story about the push to replicate Hollywood's hillside sign on the Illawarra escarpment. In more April Fool's Day shenanigans, Continental Pool life guards pranked bathers in 2005. Gotcha!... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Be Honest On National Honesty Day, Westportfound that nurses are the most honest people, compared to car salesmen and memb
Be Honest On National Honesty Day, Westport
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted yesterday
found that nurses are the most honest people, compared to car salesmen and members of Congress, who are among the least honest people. The last day in April was chosen for Honesty Day in contrast to the foolishness of April Fool's Day on Ap... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Be Honest On National Honesty Day, Greenwichfound that nurses are the most honest people, compared to car salesmen and memb
Be Honest On National Honesty Day, Greenwich
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted yesterday
found that nurses are the most honest people, compared to car salesmen and members of Congress, who are among the least honest people. The last day in April was chosen for Honesty Day in contrast to the foolishness of April Fool's Day on Ap... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Man on the run accused of scamming Louisville family and othersit away. "He said that he was handling it, it was no big deal. and it was goin
Man on the run accused of scamming Louisville family and others
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
it away. "He said that he was handling it, it was no big deal. and it was going to be fine." But about a week later, April Fool's day no less, he was gone, leaving behind their 8-month-old son. Since then, Buccieri has learned a lot about... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No joke: Portillo's to open restaurant in NormalFacebook group titled "Bring Portillo's to Bloomington-Normal Illinois." Some
No joke: Portillo's to open restaurant in Normal
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Facebook group titled "Bring Portillo's to Bloomington-Normal Illinois." Some of those people likely were disappointed on April Fool's Day last year when Illinois State University's school newspaper, the Vidette, ran a prank story about Portillo's... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The Man Who Gave Childhood Its Summer Soundtrack Has Diedwhile he made his career out of advertising, he was also a well-known prankster
The Man Who Gave Childhood Its Summer Soundtrack Has Died
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
while he made his career out of advertising, he was also a well-known prankster. He did a running series of April Fool's Day interviews over the years as "Congressman Schwerbitz," who backed a bill requiring Americans to buy a device... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
Stop all that hugging, we're on deadlinehere). The month closes April 30 with National Bugs Bunny Day, National Kiss o
Stop all that hugging, we're on deadline
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 3 days ago
here). The month closes April 30 with National Bugs Bunny Day, National Kiss of Hope Day and -- to come full circle from April Fool's Day -- National Honesty Day. But one day earlier this week caught me off-guard after being invited to a dinner... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
"Landlord" tells disabled vet to move out two weeks after moving inwould like to purchase it eventually and he said oh sure that would not be a pr
"Landlord" tells disabled vet to move out two weeks after moving in
News 12 Augusta / Posted 3 days ago
would like to purchase it eventually and he said oh sure that would not be a problem," she added. She signed the lease on April Fool's Day. Two weeks later, she hoped her "landlord's" phone call was just a bad joke. "He said there was a problem... Read more
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So Bad So Good
This Guy Designed Luxury Star Wars Lamps As An Elaborate Prankor saber of an iconic character rendered in a sleek, minimalist style. Unfortun
This Guy Designed Luxury Star Wars Lamps As An Elaborate Prank
So Bad So Good / Posted 4 days ago
or saber of an iconic character rendered in a sleek, minimalist style. Unfortunately, the lamps are just an elaborate April Fool's day prank. Well done Rosenthal, well done. You had use fooled. “I tried to catch the essence of the characters... Read more
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New Kerala
Gmail news .:. Latest News Update on Gmaildevices. Google rolls back Gmail April Fool's prank New York, April 1 : Inter
Gmail news .:. Latest News Update on Gmail
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
devices. Google rolls back Gmail April Fool's prank New York, April 1 : Internet giant Google on Friday rolled back its April Fool's Day prank that it played by introducing "send + drop the mic" feature in Gmail for its users that let them have... Read more
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News.com.au
The power of emojis just got biggerNow users can search Google photos using your favourite emoji's! On April fool
The power of emojis just got bigger
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Now users can search Google photos using your favourite emoji's! On April fool's Day, Google launched the ability to search your photos by emoji. The gimmick turned out so popular it's now a permanent feature. WHEN Google launched a way to search... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in WollongongAs an April Fool's Day joke in 2009, the Mercury ran a story about the push to
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
As an April Fool's Day joke in 2009, the Mercury ran a story about the push to replicate Hollywood's hillside sign on the Illawarra escarpment. In more April Fool's Day shenanigans, Continental Pool life guards pranked bathers in 2005. Gotcha!... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in WollongongAs an April Fool's Day joke in 2009, the Mercury ran a story about the push to
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongong
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
As an April Fool's Day joke in 2009, the Mercury ran a story about the push to replicate Hollywood's hillside sign on the Illawarra escarpment. In more April Fool's Day shenanigans, Continental Pool life guards pranked bathers in 2005. Gotcha!... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Airport worker becomes internet hero for funny signs he writes on boarding gate screenson occasion for an extra special comedy touch, including a Hipster Santa outfit
Airport worker becomes internet hero for funny signs he writes on boarding gate screens
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
on occasion for an extra special comedy touch, including a Hipster Santa outfit on Halloween and a full set of pajamas on April Fool's Day. "I've always loved puns and what they call "dad jokes". I thought this would be a good time to entertain... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Frontier Says It's Making Progress in Verizon Transitionabout one million Texas customers are affected. The transition took place on A
Frontier Says It's Making Progress in Verizon Transition
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 9 days ago
about one million Texas customers are affected. The transition took place on April 1, and customers say it was like a bad April Fool's Day joke. If you had Verizon phone, internet, or cable service, you now have Frontier. It's been three weeks,... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Orillia cops looking for coin thievesAn alleged series of thefts on April Fool's Day is no laughing matter for the O
Orillia cops looking for coin thieves
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 11 days ago
An alleged series of thefts on April Fool's Day is no laughing matter for the Orillia OPP. Police are looking for three men accused of stealing coins from four different change machines in four different city businesses April1. A tweet from Orillia... Read more
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express
Council BANS St George's Day red roses because they are Labour Party symbolGeorge's Day and that's the only reason we want to do it." Stunned shopper Sar
Council BANS St George's Day red roses because they are Labour Party symbol
express / Posted 12 days ago
George's Day and that's the only reason we want to do it." Stunned shopper Sarah Reid said she thought the decision was an April Fool's Day prank. Related articles Under-fire David Cameron urged to RESIGN and 'take his party with him' Labour... Read more
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ESPN
Controversies! Attendance records! More spring footballJim Harbaugh, Michigan. The Wolverines have been kicking back for nearly three
Controversies! Attendance records! More spring football
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan. The Wolverines have been kicking back for nearly three weeks, having wrapped up spring ball back on April Fool's Day. And while their attendance bragging rights were stomped under multiple black cleats (more on that shortly),... Read more
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NZCity
Katie Price's arch-enemy Josie Cunningham has offered to buy her breast implants for £500,000.mother of two took to her own Twitter tonight (14.04.16) to announce the auctio
Katie Price's arch-enemy Josie Cunningham has offered to buy her breast implants for £500,000.
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
mother of two took to her own Twitter tonight (14.04.16) to announce the auction of her implants, which she started on April Fool's Day will come to a close soon and wanted to hear of any "decent offers" via her email. She wrote: "Final offer... Read more
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Aljazeera
South Ossetia referendum is not legalOn April Fool's Day, the Russian News Agency TASS published a story claiming th
South Ossetia referendum is not legal
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
On April Fool's Day, the Russian News Agency TASS published a story claiming that South Ossetia, the Russian occupied breakaway region in the Republic of Georgia, is opening a diplomatic mission in Italy. According to the article, Mauro Murgia,... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL STOP SCREAMING IN ALL CAPSApril Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is ac
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL STOP SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 15 days ago
April Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.More > Google is acknowledging that it... Read more
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Pitchfork
Cate Le Bon: Crab Day Album ReviewCate Le Bon's young niece did not take kindly to the idea of April Fool's Day.
Cate Le Bon: Crab Day Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 16 days ago
Cate Le Bon's young niece did not take kindly to the idea of April Fool's Day. Instead, she declared, she would be celebrating Crab Day, and inaugurated an annual tradition of drawing crustaceans. And why the heck not? The budding surrealist realized... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of he
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of her implants, which she started on April Fool's Day will come to a close soon and wanted to hear of any "decent offers" via her email. She wrote: "Final offer... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of he
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants
Daily Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of her implants, which she started on April Fool's Day will come to a close soon and wanted to hear of any "decent offers" via her email. She wrote: "Final offer... Read more
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Northern Star
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of he
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants
Northern Star / Posted 16 days ago
37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of her implants, which she started on April Fool's Day will come to a close soon and wanted to hear of any "decent offers" via her email. She wrote: "Final offer... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Faith helps family through life's strugglessee Jesus, he was so beautiful, he loved her, Rosemary said. And a year ago Apr
Faith helps family through life's struggles
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 16 days ago
see Jesus, he was so beautiful, he loved her, Rosemary said. And a year ago April 1 (it was just like Rosemary to choose April Fool's Day), after a long night brought an unsettling change, Carolyn had turned to Gerry and said, she's leaving,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of he
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants
The Daily Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of her implants, which she started on April Fool's Day will come to a close soon and wanted to hear of any "decent offers" via her email. She wrote: "Final offer... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of he
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of her implants, which she started on April Fool's Day will come to a close soon and wanted to hear of any "decent offers" via her email. She wrote: "Final offer... Read more
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Queensland Times
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of he
Katie Price offered $919K for her old breast implants
Queensland Times / Posted 16 days ago
37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of her implants, which she started on April Fool's Day will come to a close soon and wanted to hear of any "decent offers" via her email. She wrote: "Final offer... Read more
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News Mail
Price offered $919K for breast implants by Josie Cunningham37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of he
Price offered $919K for breast implants by Josie Cunningham
News Mail / Posted 16 days ago
37-year-old mother of two took to her own Twitter to announce the auction of her implants, which she started on April Fool's Day will come to a close soon and wanted to hear of any "decent offers" via her email. She wrote: "Final offer... Read more
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Post Magazine
Utopic helps Esurance promote 'Election Insurance' viralhead north to Canada after this November’s presidential election. The 2:00 vide
Utopic helps Esurance promote 'Election Insurance' viral
Post Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
head north to Canada after this November’s presidential election. The 2:00 video was dreamed up by agency Leo Burnett as an April Fool's Day prank. Directorial team Gentlemen was awarded the job and brought Craig Lewendewski and his team on board to... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL STOP SCREAMING IN ALL CAPSApril Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is ac
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL STOP SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 18 days ago
April Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.More > Google is acknowledging that it... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL STOP SCREAMING IN ALL CAPSApril Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is ac
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL STOP SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 18 days ago
April Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.More > Google is acknowledging that it... Read more
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iol.co.za
Delayed flight? Just breathe and count to 10London - The plane to China touched down on time, at 9.25am on April Fool's Day
Delayed flight? Just breathe and count to 10
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
London - The plane to China touched down on time, at 9.25am on April Fool's Day. In Beijing. Unfortunately, my boarding pass promised Shanghai. After a journey of 6 000 miles -including the last few hundred doubling back on itself -the jet was still... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cash Crunch - Has Mangudya Learned Nothing and Forgotten Nothing?Patrick is saying to the foreign owned companies: you should surrender 51% of y
Cash Crunch - Has Mangudya Learned Nothing and Forgotten Nothing?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Patrick is saying to the foreign owned companies: you should surrender 51% of your investment to locals or ship out before April Fool's Day? The relentless attack on the foreign owned banks which are not compliant with the so-called indigenization... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
The return of South Africa, on a tour they didn't wanta match-winning century for Eastern Province in the Benson and Hedges final aga
The return of South Africa, on a tour they didn't want
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 19 days ago
a match-winning century for Eastern Province in the Benson and Hedges final against Western Province at the Wanderers on April Fool's Day. Reflecting on the Wanderers knock in the dressing room, he said: "After this, everything back there was in... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Ft. Wayne man wins $1M on way to pick up dinnerappetite," he said. Johnson's wife, a retired social worker, said she didn't b
Ft. Wayne man wins $1M on way to pick up dinner
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
appetite," he said. Johnson's wife, a retired social worker, said she didn't believe him at first because of how close to April Fool's Day it was. When the couple told their adult daughter, who is expecting, she fainted. The couple, who has two... Read more
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Philly.com
When journalists join the #NeverTrump movementunfitness with every article. But today, the Boston Globe joined the #NeverTrum
When journalists join the #NeverTrump movement
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
unfitness with every article. But today, the Boston Globe joined the #NeverTrump movement in a big way. Ten days after April Fool's Day, this morning's Globe was distributed with a mock front page predicting what America might look like one... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Those were the daysdemolished — The Color Purple — The Money Pit — GoBots — Lucas — Gung Ho
Those were the days
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
demolished — The Color Purple — The Money Pit — GoBots — Lucas — Gung Ho Now the Orpheum Children's Science Museum — April Fool's Day (really) Originally a one-screen theater, later divided into two; on Green Street between Wright and Sixth... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Former Alberta justice minister Jonathan Denis now feels his name is truly and fully cleared after ex-wife recants allegationsIt is over. The court finalized the end of his marriage April 1, April Fool's
Former Alberta justice minister Jonathan Denis now feels his name is truly and fully cleared after ex-wife recants allegations
Calgary Sun / Posted 21 days ago
It is over. The court finalized the end of his marriage April 1, April Fool's Day. He signed the divorce papers this past Friday. But an e-mail to him and his lawyers is what former justice minister Jonathan Denis really cherishes, a vindication... Read more
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dna
Woman of Letters: The world as a Bigg Boss housethere's no one to call the shots anymore. So you have a real actress who reall
Woman of Letters: The world as a Bigg Boss house
dna / Posted 21 days ago
there's no one to call the shots anymore. So you have a real actress who really (allegedly) killed herself tragically on April Fool's Day and the clinching evidence so far is a bag of chips! Come back Bigg Boss and rule your universe. The... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
April showers bring May flowers, April snow brings..?is a little more reasonable. Still, as I look out and still see lingering snow
April showers bring May flowers, April snow brings..?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
is a little more reasonable. Still, as I look out and still see lingering snow from last weekend's wintry blast, I can't help but think that maybe April Fool's Day turned into April Fool's Week. Read or Share this story: http://stargaz.tt/1... Read more
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Games Radar
Zack Snyder says he cut a Batman v Superman scene for being too dark - I know, right?!I wouldn't blame you if you thought the headline up there was a belated April F
Zack Snyder says he cut a Batman v Superman scene for being too dark - I know, right?!
Games Radar / Posted 22 days ago
I wouldn't blame you if you thought the headline up there was a belated April Fool's Day joke, because holy hell, Zack Snyder, of Watchmen, 300, and Sucker Punch fame, cut a scene from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice for being too dark. That's... Read more
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express
Health and safety gone mad as seaside town's benches faced AWAY from the seaand safety madness. You cannot wrap people up in cotton wool." Local resident
Health and safety gone mad as seaside town's benches faced AWAY from the sea
express / Posted 22 days ago
and safety madness. You cannot wrap people up in cotton wool." Local resident Norman Eastwood said he thought it was an April Fool's Day joke when he discovered two of the new benches face away from the marina. He said: "I honestly think it is... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Council installs new benches at marina beauty spot, but there's a problem: they have their backs to the seaYou cannot wrap people up in cotton wool." Local resident Norman Eastwood, of
Council installs new benches at marina beauty spot, but there's a problem: they have their backs to the sea
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
You cannot wrap people up in cotton wool." Local resident Norman Eastwood, of Ritson Wharf, said he thought it was an April Fool's Day joke when he discovered two of the new benches face away from the marina. He said: "I honestly think it is... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Ladies and gentleman, don’t start your enginesWhen I heard about the Environmental Protection Agency's new plan on Friday, I
Ladies and gentleman, don’t start your engines
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 23 days ago
When I heard about the Environmental Protection Agency's new plan on Friday, I thought someone was pulling an April Fool's Day joke on me. But no, it's for real. Now, the EPA is going after car racers. Exactly what the agency plans remains a bit... Read more
23d
Daily Examiner
GRAPE EXPECTATIONS: We’ve been April fooledhats ripping the country off that's holding us all back? Gosh we chortled. Per
GRAPE EXPECTATIONS: We’ve been April fooled
Daily Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
hats ripping the country off that's holding us all back? Gosh we chortled. Perhaps the unions should hire a Barista? But not on a Sunday mate. Haha. Happy April Fool's day. Meanwhile here's the worst wines we've had this week…haha, just k... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Hidden message inbox revealed on FacebookApril Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is ac
Hidden message inbox revealed on Facebook
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 23 days ago
April Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.More > Google is acknowledging that it... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Hidden message inbox revealed on FacebookApril Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is ac
Hidden message inbox revealed on Facebook
FOX Carolina / Posted 23 days ago
April Fool's prank boomerangsGoogle April Fool's prank boomerangs Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.More > Google is acknowledging that it... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
NHL Wild call up Dalpein part to Burford's Adam Henrique. After New Jersey president of business ope
NHL Wild call up Dalpe
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 23 days ago
in part to Burford's Adam Henrique. After New Jersey president of business operations Hugh Weber issued a press release on April Fool's Day explaining the change and even showing pictures of a new logo, Henrique joined in the fun. On his Twitter... Read more
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