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By Lou Marzeles

The April Fool's Day story and photo that won't go away


The calls go something like this:

“Hey, I’m trying to find that Bigfoot crossing sign you ran in your paper. It’s up on 97, right? Looks like it from the picture.”

And there’s the person in Florida who contacted us wanting a copy of the picture of the Bigfoot crossing sign. And the several people who’ve called the Chamber of Commerce asking for the exact location of the sign. And the people who’ve come into The Sentinel office asking about the sign and the story.

It’s turned into the April Fool’s Day story that won’t go away. On April 1 this year, we ran our annual issue with three stories that were fake, with a contest for a free year’s subscription to the first per...

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