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Halloween By The Numbers

Halloween, which dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago, has long been associated with images of witches, ghosts and vampires.

Today, Halloween is more of a pop culture event, with more children likely to be dressing up as their favorite super hero or cartoon character than a ghost.

But how many people consider their neighborhood safe for trick or treating, and how many potential trick-or-treaters will on the streets this Friday night? I have the numbers. And they will frighten you (if you're adverse to accounting practices).

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10 Strange, Fun Facts About the Spooky Origins of Halloween

The roots of our spookiest holiday's traditions—from pumpkins to trick-or-treating—run deep, their origins reaching back thousands of years to pre-Christian pagan festivals and superstitions.

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Adult Halloween Costumes; No

Some adult Halloween costumes are funny, tasteful, even entertaining. Thoughtful. Unique.

And some aren't.

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Halloween House Light Show Is Frighteningly Good

We need to go trick-or-treating at this house.

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Category: Halloween, Music
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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For West Michigan

Trying to figure out when trick-or-treating is happening in your area? We've found a comprehensive list that you can reference!

It seems that all communities here in West Michigan will be doing their trick-or-treating on Friday, Oct. 31 -- Halloween night. 

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Kid Wants to be Vending Machine For Halloween; Dad Makes It So

There's a world of great Halloween costume ideas out there, but when an enterprising young dad took on his boy's challenge to make him a vending machine costume, it's clear we have an early leader in the best Halloween costume contest.

And besides, after Halloween is over, the kid can stand in our break room and make tons of coin feeding me Pop Tarts.

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Could Raking Leaves Be Stupid?

To be honest, MOST fall yard work is pretty stupid to me. I also live in an apartment, so what do I care?

But a recent report highlights that raking leaves could be a big mistake.

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24 Simple Hi-Tech Halloween Costume Ideas

Have you decided what you're going to be for Halloween this year? No? Well, then you're in luck.

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Halloween’s Strange Origins — 5 Things You Might Not Know

These days Halloween is all Naughty This and Sexy That, but the roots of our spookiest holiday's traditions—from pumpkins to trick-or-treating—run deep, their origins reaching back thousands of years to pre-Christian pagan festivals and superstitions. These quirky bits of trivia about the history of Halloween should help you better appreciate all the ghouls and witches wandering about (and your hoard of candy):

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Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by 2014 Movie Characters

October is in full swing, and Halloween is right around the corner. If you're a movie nerd who's into dressing up for Halloween, picking your costume can be some serious business. But with only a few weeks left before The Big Day, you've got some choices to make. Wanna bro down with your buds and go as the Robert De Niros from 'Neighbors'? Or maybe you're a lady who wants to ditch the animal ears and do something much cooler this year. If you need help figuring it out, we've got a handy guide to Halloween costumes inspired by 2014 movie characters to help you get it together in time for the upcoming holiday, including what to buy and where to buy it.

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World’s Most Expensive Burger Costs Gut-Busting $1,770

Chances are you've ever eaten an overpriced hamburger at an airport. Well, the 20-odd dollars you angrily coughed up for sustenance while trying to kill time during your layover in Phoenix seems like a bargain compared to this.

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Wurst Festival Ever: Are Your Ready to be Scared This Weekend? [Audio]

Jeff Lenhart from the Witches of New Salem Haunted Attraction came on to the Jojo Show this morning to talk about this weekend's Wurst Festival Ever, which features live music, beer and plenty of bratwurst.

It also means the Haunted Corn Maze, Haunted Woods and new Zombie Attack feature will be open.

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