Pie, Not Pi On March 14, math aficionados celebrate "pi," the infinite number representing the relationship between a circle's diameter and its circumference. But two teenage boys in Normal, Ill., are accused of turning the occasion into a crime. They allegedly knocked on a door, asked the woman who answered if she was familiar with the mathematical concept of "pi" — then hit her in the face with a "p-i-e" and ran.
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On March 14, math aficionados celebrate "pi," the infinite number representing the relationship between a circle's diameter and its circumference. But two teenage boys in Normal, Ill., are accused of turning the occasion into a crime. They allegedly knocked on a door, asked the woman who answered if she was familiar with the mathematical concept of "pi" — then hit her in the face with a "p-i-e" and ran.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Every March 14th we celebrate pi, that infinite number beginning with 3.14 that represents the relationship between a circle's diameter and its circumference. And here's how not to mark Pi Day. Two teenage boys in Normal, Illinois knocked on a woman's door. They asked if she knew about pi - that's P-I. Then they hit her in the face with a P-I-E and ran. Not amused, police are treating it as an assault.

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