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Arizona Hispanics Poised To Swing State Blue

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Sex trafficking wasn't a major concern in the early 1980s, when Beth Jacobs was a teenager. If you were a prostitute, the thinking went, it was your choice.

Jacobs thought that too, right up until she came to on the lot of a dark truck stop one night. She says she had asked a friendly-seeming man for a ride home that afternoon.

Jacobs says he gave her something in an old McDonald's cup — a drug — and as she was waking up the man announced that he was a pimp. Her pimp.

The Boston Citgo sign, all 3,600 square LED feet of which has served as the backdrop to Red Sox games since 1965, is now officially a "pending landmark."

Spanish Surrealist Salvador Dalí spent much of the 1940s in the U.S., avoiding World War II and its aftermath. He was a well-known fixture on the art scene in Monterey, Calif. — and that's where the largest collection of Dalí's work on the West Coast is now open to the public.

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If Something Smells Funny, Remember What Day It Is

Apr 1, 2013
Originally published on April 1, 2013 5:59 pm

Google Nose was unveiled Monday morning. It's "the new scentsation in search." Just put your nose to the screen to sample "15M+ sentibytes." Google's also offering new options to its "I'm Feeling Lucky" button, including "I'm Feeling Wonderful" and "I'm Feeling Hungry."

Twitter is out with "Twttr," a version that only lets you use consonants.

YouTube is shutting down until 2023 because it "finally has enough videos" to select the best video of all time.

The Guardian introduces "Guardian Goggles" — "augmented spectacles" that take you to a new universe.

Morning Edition profiled "Hootie and the Time Travelers," a group of reenactors that celebrates the '90s.

P&G rolls out Scope Bacon (a few days early, though, so maybe there's hope!).

If you haven't looked at the calendar yet, trust us: it's April 1.

And if you see or hear something that's really funny, please share it in the comments thread.

Meanwhile, the Mirror rounds up the top 10 April Fools' Day pranks of all time. They include the BBC's classic spaghetti trees spoof.

All Things Considered reported on the work of an oral history project to preserve the memory of military dolphins.

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