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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Band gets front-boat seat to Chicago River dye job

    Band gets front-boat seat to Chicago River dye job
    It's one thing to watch the Chicago River being dyed green from high above or either side of the water. But to hang out on a boat alongside the speedboats dumping the dye? "It's a little less crowded and a lot more fun I think," said Casey O'Brien, a...
  • Maryland State Police to step up enforcement for St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Maryland State Police warned drivers that they will see more troopers on the road for St. Patrick's Day weekend and to make sure to drive sober. The agency did not specify how many more troopers would be on hand throughout the weekend, but officials said...
  • 818 Roundup: Obamacare deadline approaching, stabbing in Burbank, soccer awards in La Cañada

    818 Roundup: Obamacare deadline approaching, stabbing in Burbank, soccer awards in La Cañada
    Top o' the morning, readers. Today is Monday, March 17, St. Patrick's Day. Remember to wear your green, and to avoid eating or drinking anything not naturally that color. Celebrate the day, but celebrate responsibily, as the local police will be on the...
  • Box Office: 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' Bites Into Top Spot, 'Need for Speed' in Third

    The box office has gone to a dog. Fox-DreamWorks Animation's "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" will mark its territory as this weekend's No. 1 movie with $21.2 million. Disney-DreamWorks' "Need for Speed," which had been the favorite to win the St. Patrick's Day...
  • Citing exclusion of gays, Boston mayor skips St. Patrick's Day parade

    Things don't get much more Boston than the St. Patrick's Day parade that goes through south Boston every year. But citing an exclusion of gay participants, the city's mayor decided not to join one of the famously Irish city's most famously Irish...
  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC

    Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC
    STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
  • Take our St. Patrick's Day quiz: Gingers, shamrocks, parades, more

    For St. Patrick's Day, we poked around for Ireland- and holiday-themed trivia. Are there really that many redheads in Ireland? Per capita, does the island nation really bend the elbow more than the rest of the world? Was St. Pat born Irish? Test yourself....
  • Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief

    Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief
    It's not often you hear of a traditional Irish band that features the name of an impoverished African nation in its title. But the Tanzania Ceili Band, which performs lively Irish music for social dancing, isn't your average group. The seven-member...
  • Legoland Florida: Quest for Chi ride goes green for St. Patrick's celebration

    Legoland Florida: Quest for Chi ride goes green for St. Patrick's celebration
    Green waters infiltrated the Quest for Chi ride at Legoland Florida on Sunday. Bright green coloring, reportedly dumped by the Cragger the Crocodile character, flowed throughout the 219,000 gallons of water used in the ride as a St. Patrick's Day...
  • 'Mr. Peabody' zooms past 'Need for Speed'; Disney after Iger

    'Mr. Peabody' zooms past 'Need for Speed'; Disney after Iger
    After the coffee. Before the green beer. The Skinny: Happy St. Patrick's Day! That was quite an earthquake, L.A. folks. Anyone who read my box-office projector column this week saw everything turn out as expected. Just kidding! Some people thought "Need...