VIDEO: Woman plans to hand out letters to 'moderately obese' trick-or-treaters
TV and radio stations out of Fargo, North Dakota are reporting that a local woman will not hand out candy to children she believes are 'moderately obese.' Instead she plans to give those kids a letter to take home to their parents which claims it is "irresponsible" to let them trick or treat.
4 weird laws related to Halloween celebrations
Are you legal this Halloween? Some states have laws directly related to Halloween attire, dictating what residents can and cannot wear.
Pumpkin seeds are tasty, nutritious
Native Americans were the first to use pumpkin seeds as food — and they were on to a good thing.
Not scared to spend on Halloween: Candy, costumes by the numbers
Sixty-six percent of adults will celebrate Halloween in 2013, spending an estimated $6.9 billion dollars on the holiday, down from $8 billion in 2012. Some people will go all-out, including dressing up their pets, while others will just hand out candy at their doors.
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SOUTHERN STYLE: Halloween treats
The night of ghosties and goblins is almost upon us. This year, delight your guests with some homemade treats and desserts that are fun to make and even more fun to eat!
Afraid of bats? 3 reasons to face your fears
As you head out trick-or-treating or to your costume parties on Halloween night, forget your fears about swooping bats sucking the blood from your neck.
Theatre UAB to present Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night; or What You Will'
Theatre UAB will present one of William Shakespeare’s most delectable romantic comedies, the cross-dressing tale of mistaken identity “Twelfth Night; or, What You Will,” on Nov. 13-16 and Nov. 20-23.
“Twelfth Night” performances will be at 7:30 p.m. nightly Nov. 13-16 and Nov. 20-22, with a 2 p.m. show Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Odess Theatre at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. General admission tickets are $15, student tickets $6, and UAB employee and senior citizen tickets $10. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets. Visit Theatre UAB at www.uab.edu/cas/theatre.
Silhouettes are silent witnesses to domestic violence
You may have noticed the silhouetted figures placed around Wallace State Community College and in local communities over the last month. The single and grouped displays each have statistics on them in regards to domestic violence or sexual assault, and each could just as easily represent the person sitting next to you in class or standing in line at the grocery store.
SOUTHERN STYLE: Computer technology
Although I am old enough to remember the senate hearings when people were talking about the new-fangled “world wide web” and I’ve seen the advancement from computers as big as a house to ones you can hide in your ear, I’m still amazed.
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