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  • Theme parks' Halloween scare tactics becoming frightfully high-tech

    Theme parks' Halloween scare tactics becoming frightfully high-tech
    To re-create a bloody scene from the 1981 horror flick "American Werewolf in London," crews at Universal Studios Hollywood installed computer-controlled strobe lights behind the walls of a dark maze to simulate the flash of bullets. An actor wearing a...
  • Taking the Kids -- and celebrating Halloween all October long

    Taking the Kids -- and celebrating Halloween all October long
    Love it, or hate it? Halloween, of course. The good news is that you aren't limited to one crazy day of last-minute costume fixes (weren't you sure you bought that witch wig?) and runs to the market for more candy. (How many more trick-or-treaters can...
  • 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Voice' open season

    If you’ve missed favorite TV series, many return this week with new episodes. Here are some highlights as the 2014-15 season begins Monday: 1. “The Big Bang Theory,” 8 p.m. Monday, CBS The eighth season of TV’s most popular...
  • Love Story: Split-Second Kiss Sparks Lifelong Love

    Love Story: Split-Second Kiss Sparks Lifelong Love
    "The whole place started spinning around us. I was in a daze. I don't know what's happening," Sarah Muscella said of her first night in France on a high school music tour. "I think we were all running on adrenalin" after staying up all night on their...
  • Pope, on trip to mainly Muslim Albania, condemns Islamist militants

    TIRANA Albania (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his strongest criticism of Islamist militants to date, said on Sunday no religious group which used violence and oppression could claim to be "the armor of God". Francis made his comments during a one-day visit...
  • Attractions group opens regional office in Orlando

    Attractions group opens regional office in Orlando
    The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions is opening a North American office in Orlando. It is IAAPA's fourth regional office, joining ones in Hong Kong, Brussels and Mexico City. Richard Jackson is the new vice president of...
  • Osceola Commission candidate fired after refusing to quit campaign

    Osceola Commission candidate fired after refusing to quit campaign
    Viviana Janer is a Democratic nominee campaigning for a seat on the Osceola County Commission. She's also newly jobless. Her longtime employer, Marriott Vacations Worldwide, fired her after giving her an ultimatum: Quit the campaign or lose your job....
  • Universal's Halloween Horror Nights gets better as crowds grow bigger

    Universal's Halloween Horror Nights gets better as crowds grow bigger
    Just when you think Halloween Horror Nights can't possibly get any better, the annual Universal Studios Hollywood event finds new and more impressive ways to terrorize you. Like an evil genius devising more deviously clever ways to dispatch his victims,...
  • Loss has Brewers all but eliminated from postseason

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Milwaukee Brewers - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Once again, the Milwaukee Brewers were close to taking a key victory that would keep them in the thick of the playoff chase. But with a 1-0 loss to the Pittsburgh...
  • Cardiac Cowboys pull out another win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Wyoming - INSIDE SLANT Just call them the Cardiac Cowboys. For the second time in three weeks, Wyoming pulled out a victory on its final drive of the game, this time a 20-19 nail-biter over visiting Florida...
  • India's Modi to observe strict fast during maiden trip to U.S

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a strict religious fast during his maiden trip to the United States, aides said on Monday, in a test both of the 64-year-old leader's stamina and of protocol in the Obama White House....