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5 Tragic Accidents People Thought Were Halloween Displays

Halloween has become a time for setting up gory scenes in your front yard and taking tours of scary haunted houses full of actors drenched in fake blood. Gone are the days of simply hanging a paper skeleton on your front door and carving a few smirking pumpkins. It’s getting scary out there. Especially if you’ve been the victim of an accident and everyone thinks you're just a Halloween decoration, stepping over you instead of helping.

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Is Walmart + MillerCoors Brewing Company Marketing Beer to Children? [POLL]

Does this promotional item seem fishy to anyone else? It's a headless horseman cardboard cut out that invites you to stick your head in for a fun photo op. Only, there are two problems: 1. It's awfully short for an adult. 2. These kinds of photo ops are mostly popular with children. Am I reading into it? What do you think?

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5 Clever Ways to Decorate Your Haunted House

With Halloween fast approaching, it's time to get your home into the swing of things. Don’t worry—you still have plenty of time to convert your domicile into a spooky haunted house (or just a scary home that kids will think twice about approaching during their quest for candy). Here are five fairly simple, but clever ways to get your apartment or house in ghoulish shape for Halloween, and any one of these ideas would do a witch, or decaying zombie, proud:

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10 Halloween Costume Ideas for Your Horse [PICTURES]

From dogs dressed as Darth Vaderto Elvis kitties, we can’t stop stuffing our four-legged friends into Halloween attire each October. Dog and cat costume parades are more popular than ever, and everyone from major pet supply companies like Petco to mom-and-pop Etsy dealers make a mint on adorable animal outfits. (Our pets, on the other hand, become more indignant with each passing fall).

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5 Creepy Urban Legends to Spook You This Halloween

Ah, Halloween: the one time of year when it’s completely appropriate to scare the fecal matter out of loved ones and friends. If your goal is to make sure children can’t sleep at night, a disturbing urban legend is just the ammunition you need.

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Register Now for the 10th Annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Morning!

The American Red Cross will hold the annual Turkey Trot race at Columbia Park in Kennewick from 7:30 a.m. to about noon on Nov. 28. The race begins at 9 a.m. This family-friendly 5k or 1 mile race can be walked or run. Fun kid activities will be available and top finishers will receive prizes.

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Visit These Very Real Haunted Houses This Halloween

Halloween is haunted-house season, the one time of year you when, if you want, you can pay a random group of actors to fill up an old warehouse with gory props and costumes and scare the snot out of some people. But if you’re looking for a subtler, truly frightening experience, America is full of houses that really are haunted (well, maybe).

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

If you still haven’t had your fill of Halloween trivia, we have a few more fun and eyebrow-raising spooky holiday facts for you. October 31 is a day—and especially a night—full of spine-tingling surprises. With a bit of Halloween knowledge under your belt, you can impress your friends, as well as the ghost and ghouls wandering around your neighborhood, with your detailed knowledge of jack-o'-lanterns and creepy, All Hallows' Eve history.

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Gruesome Halloween Decorations Cause Controversy in Oklahoma – Do They Go Too Far? [POLL]

A gruesome Halloween display is causing a bit of controversy among some residents in Mustang, Oklahoma.

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10 Frighteningly Cool Halloween Gadgets

Remember the good old days when Halloween meant trick-or-treating and bobbing for apples? Well, technology has made All Hallow's Eve a whole lot scarier. From advanced video displays to motion-sensing devices, these Halloween-themed gadgets will turn your home into a truly terrifying house of horrors.

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