Halloween

If your children are trick-or-treating tonight, there are several key health risks to bring up.
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October 31, 2018 - 4:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you are over 30-years-old, you probably have memories of trick-or-treating always occurring on Halloween day, but for many good reasons including child safety and the...
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October 30, 2018 - 3:06 pm
(CNN) -- Tainted candy on Halloween night is the scariest part of the holiday for parents. Tainted fake teeth? Not so much a concern. Well, not usually. A 5-year-old boy in Galion, Ohio, tested positive for methaphetamine this week after trick-or-treating. But the boy said he hadn't put anything...
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Halloween Safety
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 30, 2018 - 8:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For many kids, Halloween is one of the highlights of the year, but trick-or-treating comes with some risks. The biggest safety hazard might surprise some parents. Tainted candy isn't the top concern, says Kristin Rosenthal with Safe Kids Worldwide. READ: Drugs in...
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Halloween
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October 26, 2018 - 6:00 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Americans go batty for Halloween. We're not afraid to dig deep to have a howling good time. We're planning on spending $9 billion on the holiday, according to the National Retail Federation's annual survey. Dressing up as spooks and monsters, such those in Fortnite (...
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In Wednesday's Halloween episode of the long-running series, the comedy put speculation to rest by revealing that Mitchell and Claire's mother, DeDe (Shelley Long), had died.
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October 26, 2018 - 5:26 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- Fans knew a death was coming to "Modern Family," but did you guess right? In Wednesday's Halloween episode of the long-running series, the comedy put speculation to rest by revealing that Mitchell and Claire's mother, DeDe (Shelley Long), had died. It is said later...
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Megyn Kelly
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October 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Tom Kludt, CNN Business (CNN) -- NBC host Megyn Kelly apologized to colleagues on Tuesday after her comments defending racist Halloween gags prompted an immediate backlash. "One of the wonderful things about my job is that I get the chance to express and hear a lot of opinions," Kelly said in...
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 Giving out candy on Halloween can be more of a chore than you imagined.
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Lynne Adkins
October 23, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Giving out candy on Halloween can be more of a chore than you imagined. Maybe your parents are elderly and you worry, but they love to see the kids in costume on Halloween. However, you need to hand out candy in your home, so that creates a problem, says Caryn Coff,...
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Street Tails Animal Rescue's Hound-O-Ween 2017
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Lauren Lipton
October 21, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Halloween is going to the dogs. This Saturday is Hound-O-Ween , a special event at The Piazza in Northern Liberties, and you and your hound are invited. Hound-O-Ween is Street Tails Animal Rescue's sixth annual pet costume contest, full of treats, prizes and creative...
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Boo at the Zoo
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John McDevitt
October 12, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's the first weekend of the season when the Philadelphia Zoo gets spooky once again. The Philadelphia Zoo is hosting its annual Halloween-themed Boo at the Zoo extravaganza for the next three weekends. VOLUNTEERS WANTED! We are still looking for volunteers for this...
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Jay Lloyd dressed as Dracula poses with his daughter during a Halloween years ago.
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October 11, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Halloween evokes images of happy youngsters toting plastic pumpkins to hold heaps of treats. But for an older generation, it's more about the memories, so now is the time for a Halloween overnight getaway. Halloween used to be a night of family fun when the kids were...
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