Easter weekend to begin stormy, end sunny and cool

Free access to myAJC for AJC subscribers. Easter Sunday will be sunny and cooler, but the weekend will begin with wet and stormy weather Friday night. Some of those storms could be severe, particularly in the northwest corner of the state. Isolated severe …
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Bad Trip: Marijuana Easter Cakes Cause Havoc At Norwegian School

Two teenagers in Norway were arrested after bringing marijuana Easter cakes to school. This is probably not the best way to celebrate a religious holiday, as it turned out. Apparently the cakes contained massive doses of the drug, causing three teachers to …
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Make-A-Wish holds Easter egg hunt for deserving kids

SALT LAKE CITY — The Easter Bunny came early this year for a group of very special, very deserving kids. For many of them, the fun and games today was a way to escape the hardships of life. Fanconi anemia is a pretty big word for such a little girl, but …
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Easter weather forecast: TEN inches of snow, gales and plummeting temps – happy Easter

Despite forecasters earlier predictions of a warm Easter break, parts of Cumbria, Scotland and Yorkshire woke up under up to an inch of the white stuff as thermometers plunged overnight. The Met Office issued severe weather warnings for snow warning …
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In Italy, Plans for an Easter Blessing Yield a Lawsuit for a Public School

BOLOGNA, Italy — The 16 board members of Giosuè Carducci Elementary School took their seats, chatting amicably, until the agenda turned to Easter. The board had already agreed to let a Roman Catholic priest offer a blessing at their public school.
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Easter 2015 Competes With Billie Holiday’s 100th Birthday

Easter 2015 marks more than two centuries since Jesus Christ rose from the dead so we could all be forgiven for our sins or whatever. To celebrate Easter 2015, Christians around the world will consume a concoction of cocoa and sugar, and some of them will …
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