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Crayola Is Getting Into the Halloween Sp...

Crayola is keeping Halloween fun with a new set of Halloween-themed cloth face masks. The reusable cloth masks come in a set of five, and are currently the No. 1 seller for children’s costume masks on Amazon.
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Study Finds The Cheesecake Factory to Be the Unhealthiest Chain Restaurant

Consumer Reports researched and reported on 17 restaurant chains and their meal options. The Cheesecake Factory leads the way in unhealthy options as a factory of calories, fat, and sodium.

Restaurants
Would You Live or Die in a Horror Movie? Take Our Quiz to Find Out Your Fate!

Do you perish at the hands of an ax-wielding murderer? Or are you the lone survivor of the ill-fated group? Find out your own fate in our horror movie-inspired quiz.

Film
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Hulu This Month

New month, new Hulu titles. From television shows to movies, here's every title coming to and leaving Hulu in October 2020.

Entertainment
Walmart Is Reimagining Its Store Design and Shopping Experience

The store's new look will help shoppers better navigate the omni-shopping experience.

Business
Rosebud Motel of 'Schitt's Creek' Fame Is About to Hit the Market

Located in the Hockley Valley of Orangeville, Ontario, The Rosebud Motel became the iconic setting of the Emmy-winning show "Schitt’s Creek", and it's about to be up for grabs.

TV
Katmai National Park in Alaska Wants You to Vote for Your Favorite Chubby Bear!

Fat Bear Week is upon us! Vote online for which of Katmai's resident bears has packed on the most pounds for winter.

Local Culture
Heavy Thighs and Wide Hips May Increase Your Longevity, New Study Suggests

It is real. According to this study, thick thighs and wide hips are healthy! People should be more concerned with their waist circumference.

Wellness
Georgetown University Obtains 18th-Century Logbook Detailing African Slave Trade

Explore American history with the click of your mouse. Georgetown University's latest acquisition provides a sobering look into the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, and it's now available to view online.

National News
New Music Review: Top 5 Songs of the Week, Sept. 27–Oct. 3

In this week's new music review, we're talking about new tracks from Bastille, Zara Larsson, Sia, the Pixies, and One Republic!

Music
SSA Releases the List of Top Baby Names in 2019, Bumping 'Emma' Off the Top

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is just now getting around to releasing its list of popular baby names from 2019. The list ranks male and female names based on how many babies born in the U.S. were given each name during the course of the year.

Local Culture
Disney+ Announces New 'GroupWatch' Feature for US Subscribers

The new GroupWatch feature is now available.

Entertainment
September 30 Is National Love People Day

National Love People Day "asks us to lift others up through the profound power of unconditional love." This national holiday reminds us to love people. All people.

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State Articles
Crayola Is Getting Into the Halloween Spirit With a New Line of Spooky-Themed Face Masks 

Crayola is keeping Halloween fun with a new set of Halloween-themed cloth face masks. The reusable cloth masks come in a set of five, and are currently the No. 1 seller for children’s costume masks on Amazon.

Style
12-Foot-Tall Halloween Skeleton Becomes Sensational Best-Seller

At 12 feet tall, the "Giant-Sized Skeleton with LifeEyes" has become a social media star and the spooky season's most-sought-after decoration.

Home & Garden
The Edgar Allan Poe Festival Streams October 3–4—And It's Free!

 The International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards will stream to a device near you this weekend, October 3–4!

Events
Canned 'Hocus Pocus' Wine Has Arrived for Halloween, and We're Going Amok, Amok Amok!

Bubble bubble, we're in trouble! Canned wine honoring the Sanderson sisters from "Hocus Pocus" has arrived, and the cans are already flying off the shelves!

Products & Promotions
This Cool 'Harry Potter' Memo Pad Reveals Hogwarts Castle As You Tear Away the Notes

The perfect gift for Potterheads is here! As notes are used and torn away, this memo pad will eventually become a 3D model of Hogwarts Castle.

Entertainment
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Hulu This Month

New month, new Hulu titles. From television shows to movies, here's every title coming to and leaving Hulu in October 2020.

Entertainment
Would You Live or Die in a Horror Movie? Take Our Quiz to Find Out Your Fate!

Do you perish at the hands of an ax-wielding murderer? Or are you the lone survivor of the ill-fated group? Find out your own fate in our horror movie-inspired quiz.

Film
Walmart Is Reimagining Its Store Design and Shopping Experience

The store's new look will help shoppers better navigate the omni-shopping experience.

Business
Study Finds The Cheesecake Factory to Be the Unhealthiest Chain Restaurant

Consumer Reports researched and reported on 17 restaurant chains and their meal options. The Cheesecake Factory leads the way in unhealthy options as a factory of calories, fat, and sodium.

Restaurants
Young Adults Share Who They Voted for in School Mock Elections, and the Reasons Are Pretty Legit

Kids are fun. If your elementary school ever held a mock presidential election, you'll be able to relate to the insane logic kids use to vote for who they do.

Local Culture
CDC Recommends Hosting a Virtual Thanksgiving Rather Than Traveling

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance for staying safe this Thanksgiving holiday season.

National News
Netflix's True Crime Documentary on the Watts Family Murders Is Now Available

Watch the unsettling trailer for "American Murder: The Family Next Door," now available on Netflix.

Film
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National Articles
Your Guide to 2020/2021 Winter Colorado Ski Resort Plans

Have a favorite mountain or not sure which to choose based on guidelines? We compiled a list of ski resort guidelines so you don't have to. Here's what to expect from Colorado ski resorts this winter.

Local News
Black Forest, Colorado—One of the World's Most Haunted Places

Strap in for a story about one of Colorado’s most haunted locations. Black Forest, Colorado, is possibly one of the world’s most active paranormal hot spots.

Local Culture
Washington Monument Reopens on October 1

Following pandemic closure, the Washington Monument is scheduled to open on October 1 with social distancing measures in place.

Attractions
DC and Baltimore Are Different Colors From Space

The crew of the International Space Station took a photo of Washington, D.C., and Baltimore as they lit up the night. But why are they different colors?

Tech
Experience the Birds and Brews at Delmarva's 'OktoBIRDfest' Weekend, October 9–11

Enjoy bird-watching at coastal enclaves of Maryland and Delaware, October 9–11.

Events
Old House Woods: Virginia's Mysterious, Cursed Forest

The quaint little town of Diggs, Virginia, is known for the haunted, cursed forest that lies nearby, otherwise known as Old House Woods.

Local Culture
Haunted Houses and Ghost Tours Still Happening in Hampton Roads

These haunted attractions have NOT been canceled this year, but many are selling out quickly. Be sure to check your favorite haunt's website before you attend.

Things To Do
Styrofoam, Bag Bans Go Into Effect on Oct. 1 in Maryland

In Maryland, styrofoam is banned statewide, and Howard County shoppers now have to pay a plastic bag fee.

Local News
Love Doughnuts and Biscuits? This Virginia Pop-Up Combines Both With the 'Beaunut'

The Richmond food truck offers the doughnut/biscuit hybrid "beaunut" ready-made and "hot off the truck."

Restaurants
5 Tips for Getting Back Into a Workout Routine After Lockdown

With gyms now opening back up under certain guidelines and regulations, it's not only important to follow the new rules, but also the rules of getting your body back in business.

Wellness
We've All Been Seriously Sleeping on Thai Food

Move over ramen and rice bowls, there's a new king in town.

Products & Promotions
12 Fabulously Fall Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (October 2-4)

The first weekend in October offers opportunities to get into the spirit of Autumn with Halloween events, hot chocolate and spicy food either virtual and in person.

Events
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