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Survey: Who is most likely to hand out Halloween candy

A recent survey from National Confectioners Association found which group of people is most likely to have candy -- and lots of it -- for trick-or-treaters.

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 11:29am EDT

Tags: Halloween, candy, National Confectioners Association, trick-or-treat

Va. boy dresses as Klan member for Halloween

A 7-year-old Craigsville boy dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan for Halloween and his white costume sparked outrage from some in the small community.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 06:18pm EST

Tags: Ku Klux Klan, Halloween, costume, children, parenting

Weekend Events: Punkin Chunkin, FotoWeek and fallFRINGE

It's perfectly OK to smash your pumpkin this weekend at the annual Punkin Chunkin. That, plus a calendar full of arts, crafts, cooking and performance events are all happening this weekend, Nov. 1-3.

Friday - 11/01/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Tags: Weekend events, Halloween, cooking show, pumpkin

Treats-4-Troops collecting leftover Halloween candy for soldiers

MoverMoms is once again collecting leftover Halloween treats to send the candy and snacks to U.S. troops serving overseas.

Friday - 11/01/2013, 06:57am EDT

Tags: Treats-4-Troops, candy, Halloween, MoverMoms, Bob Madigan, Afghanistan War, Iraq War, troops

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Very superstitious: For luck or out of fear, superstitions are common

Do you avoid black cats and hide on Friday the 13th? Or maybe you knock on wood and carry a rabbit's foot. If you answered yes, then you are superstitious. But why?

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 09:18am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, superstition, Halloween

Halloween means afternoon commute begins earlier

The commute on Halloween traditionally starts earlier in the day as parents time-shift and head home to get their children ready to trick-or-treat.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 08:58am EDT

Tags: Halloween, Jim Battagliese

Good to Go: Kick-off Halloween and Thanksgiving festivities with healthy treats

Before you head out the door to trick-or-treat or go to that Halloween party, you and the kids can prepare some healthier, festive snacks to offset the calories from looming stockpiles of candy.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 07:29am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, Halloween, healthy treats, Katie Howard

Woman to hand out letter, not candy, to obese trick-or-treaters

A woman in North Dakota is making headlines after announcing she will not give candy on Halloween night to overweight kids who ring her bell. Instead, she'll hand out a letter.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 04:11pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, candy, obese, trick-or-treat, obesity, North Dakota

All dressed up and heavily sweating: A Halloween story

Dressing up as a kid for Halloween was fun, but in college, costumes got awkward. Now, this WTOP editor is on a mission to stop the fuss.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 01:50pm EDT

Tags: Amy Hunter, Halloween, costumes

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