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Award-winning Macleay Argus journalist, Patricia ('Pat') Riggs pranks the region

By Phil Lee
Updated April 11 2022 - 1:32am, first published April 10 2022 - 2:00am
The banner and headline from the Macleay Argus 1 April 1969 (MRHS)

Perhaps the most successful April Fools Day joke ever was pulled on an unsuspecting Macleay population by award-winning Macleay Argus journalist, Patricia ('Pat') Riggs over thirty years ago this month.

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