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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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10 Least Appropriate Couples Costumes for Halloween [PHOTOS]

We've shared our favorite couples costumes and now it's time to show our least favorite LOL! If you like these, we won't judge you. They are funny! You'll definitely be the talk of the party.

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Throwback Thursday: Watch ‘The Muppet Show’ Halloween Specials!

Personally, I never really cared for The Muppets, but I'm a fan of Vincent Price and Alice Cooper! For season 1 and season 3 the Jim Henson Company invited these Halloween legends for a spooky version of their popular family show. Watch and enjoy:

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Watch 10 Best Halloween Cartoons for Kids! [VIDEOS]

There are real Halloween treasures on Youtube and I've compiled the best below for your children *cough* to enjoy! Disney, Dr. Seuss, Bobby's World, Berenstain Bears, Winnie the Pooh, Raggedy Ann & Andy and more!

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What Are the Grossest Halloween Candies? VOTE!

I like the Runts -- especially the bananas -- and many people don't -- especially the bananas. I can't stand the NECCO wafers but a coworker loves them. Every kid has candies they save, and ones they trade. What about you? Vote below:

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Watch Us Put Makeup on ‘Terror Behind the Screen’ Actors [VIDEO]

Hours before you arrive for "Terror Behind the Screen" haunted attraction in Pasco a crew of scare actors are fastidiously applying makeup to look like a zombie, corpse or killer clowns. We decided to give you a glimpse at how that's done:

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Police Say Watch out for Pot-Laced Candy this Halloween

Now that pot is legal in Washington and Colorado,  officials are cautioning parents not to let their children have "home-made" candy, and to watch out for what are called "cannabis sweets."

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STOP! Don’t Go Trick-Or-Treating Before You Know What Teal Pumpkins Mean!

Remember the 1990s when one earring in the ear meant something? Overall straps meant something? Not tying your shoe laces meant something? Red light bulbs, purple triangles and wearing all blue or all red meant something? Well, in Halloween 2014 TEAL PUMPKINS MEAN SOMETHING! You better know what before taking the kids around the block!

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What Candy Do You Miss From Childhood Trick-Or-Treating? [SURVEY]

When I was a kid my Trick-Or-Treating bag was always full of Big Hunk bars when I got home. Now I hardly see them. I really miss Zots (the hard candy with sour, fizzy powder inside) and Tangy Taffy, too. All three are still available, but Halloween no longer brings a plethora of them. What do you miss?

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‘Screech at the Reach’ Exposes Kids to Halloween Animals!

Visit The Reach interpretive center Oct. 24 to introduce your children to bats, owls, spiders and other Halloween animals.

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