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April Fools' Day

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  • Larry Printz: Investing in automakers not for faint of heart

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is famous for having coined the phrase "irrational exuberance" to describe an overheated stock market. Certainly, market bubbles have burned many people as have the recent bankruptcies of General Motors or Chrysler. But none of this new; it happened time and again. No matter whether it's Fisker or Fox Motor Co., the story and its lesson remain the same: investor optimism survives, even if the original investment does not.
  • Judge: Deputies used entrapment in Osceola County sting

     Judge: Deputies used entrapment in Osceola County sting
    An Osceola County judge threw out all charges Tuesday in an April Fool's Day sting that led to the arrests of residents who were either homeless or poor. Circuit Judge Jon B. Morgan dismissed felony theft charges against seven defendants after ruling...

    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...

    Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...

    Remembering the day Fabio got goosed at Busch Gardens

    Remembering the day Fabio got goosed at Busch Gardens
     This is not a funny story. A person gets hurt. An animal gets killed. And lots of people get spatterd with blood.  Except that it is funny, just on the sheer improbability of the details.  In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on Saturday, we...