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The Real History Behind Why We Observe Veteran’s Day

Before today, all I knew is that we honor our veteran's on Veteran's Day. Why or how it became a special one-day holiday I didn't have a clue. So, like all good Americans. I Googled it.

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Tuscaloosa’s ‘Holidays On The River’ Will Begin Saturday, Nov. 23rd

Tuscaloosa’s second annual 'Holidays on the River' ice rink and winter village will open Saturday, Nov. 23rd and run through Jan. 5th on the lawn of the Transportation Museum.

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7 Gifts That No One Ever Wants For Christmas

Holiday shopping is one step above torture but getting crappy presents is even worse.

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How Many Calories Will Be in Your Thanksgiving Dinner?

Yes, we know your stomachs are still coping with all the Halloween candy you just ate. But believe it or not, Thanksgiving, the mother of all gluttonous holidays, is just a few short weeks away...

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Amputee May Very Well Have the Best Halloween Costume You Will Ever See

Good luck topping this costume.

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What’s the Best City for Trick-or-Treating?

Being named the best city for trick-or-treating isn't so much like taking candy from a baby as it is taking candy from someone who opens their front door when you ring it.

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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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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 Sales Expected To Top $3 Billion

Why Halloween Is The Most Exciting Holiday Of The Year

Halloween! What can you say about Halloween except it’s the most exciting holiday of the year?  Think about it, who are you pretending to be at Christmas, Thanksgiving or Valentine’s Day...

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Children Enjoy Traditional Halloween Pumpkins

Best Places to Trick-or-Treat in Tuscaloosa

As the daughter of a Pentecostal preacher-- Wait! I heard what you thought. "That explains a lot." Look, ain't nobody ask you. LOL Anyway, back to my story-- I was never allowed to participate in Halloween activities as a kid and by the time I became an adult, I had such serious convictions about not celebrating "The Devil's Holiday" that I've never attended a Halloween party. 

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