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U.S. debilitation is willful

I am not surprised that Obama spoke of reaching the 7 million mark on Obamacare registrations on April Fool's Day.We have been suffering with the joke for the past five years. Our unemployment goes down even though there is little evidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-16/us-debilitation-willful
Rants & Raves

...Chronicle. Wonderful, wonderful article. WITH ALL THE LIES that are being told in the capital, they should make April Fool's Day a national holiday. WHEN THEY HAD the ice storm they warned people against price gouging. I guess the Masters doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/rants-raves
New York stores trim their windows as gifts to the city

...to 12 holidays, including Valentine's Day, Independence Day and Halloween. One of his favorite windows is the April Fool's Day display that depicts a lovely outdoor springtime scene - assembled upside down.Kitty-corner from Bergdorf is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-30/new-york-stores-trim-their-windows-
Why the U.S. Army Special Forces are so special

...unfortunate incident in North Carolina where two soldiers were accidentally shot by a policeman cannot go without comment. April Fool's Day could not have been a better day to publish Mr. Fitzgerald's letter deriding U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/05/let_336917.shtml
Letters
There's hope for ivorybills

...the eradication of the majestic ivory-billed woodpecker - might be reversible. The saga began, ironically, on April Fool's Day 1999, when Kulivan - a graduate student in wildlife studies - sat quietly against an oak tree listening for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/10/out_337884.shtml
Outdoors
Mower power

...warrant a 23-date national circuit and a weekly highlights show on The Nashville Network. Since its formation on April Fool's Day 1992, the association has seen its membership ranks swell like a side bag during a late-July mow. Mr. Kaufman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/14/liv_273007.shtml
Life & style
Men shared same heart, wife, death

...quail- and dove-hunting trips, pointed the muzzle at the right side of his throat and pulled the trigger. It was April Fool's Day, almost exactly 13 years since another man's suicide gave Mr. Graham a second chance at life. That man was Terry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/01/met_471597.shtml
Metro
New Life on 9/11: Jaquez Davis

...wants to be a standup comedian when he grows up. Or to own a pizza parlor (it's his favorite food). He thinks April Fool's Day would be another great day to be born (he likes fooling people).When Jaquez tells people his birthday, though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-09-09/new-life-911-jaquez-davis
Mir crew begins hectic April schedule

...the cosmonauts have been practicing on the lock to make sure it will open easily this time around. Wednesday is April Fool's Day, which is marked by pranks throughout Russia, but Mission Control spokeswoman Vera Medvedkova said, the "jokes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/01/tec_225286.shtml
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Rants and raves

...now before someone else gets hurt. THE RANT ABOUT the Pre-K program being a day-care service must have been an April Fool's Day joke or written out of complete ignorance. Apparently, the author wasn't lucky enough to get his or her kid in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-04-14/rants-and-raves
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