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1 year 10 months ago

Big spending for Halloween

Is your Halloween costume ready to go? Halloween has turned into a huge moneymaker. The National Retail Federation says people will spend $8 billion on it this year. It's not the $500 billion spent during the December holidays, but shoppers are spending more to trick or treat every year....

2 years 6 months ago

Candy maker puts products on a diet

Mars, the maker of Snickers, Twix and M&M's, has announced that it will stop selling chocolate products with more than 250 calories in them, by the end of next year. The company also says it will reduce sodium levels by a quarter, by the year 2015. The company says...

3 years 10 months ago

Keep your pets safe on Halloween

Halloween is a holiday known for its tricks as well as its treats and can be very fun for people, but for animals it can be dangerous. Pets like a familiar environment, and an evening with the doorbell ringing nonstop and strangers with masks and frightening costumes coming to...

3 years 10 months ago

Trick or Trails planned at Starsmore

The Starsmore Discovery Center plans a pre-Halloween Trick or Trails party on October 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. It's described as a costume carnival. Free activities include a costume parade, local ghost stories, a spooky pumpkin trail and a piñata filled with candy. Reservations are required. Call...

4 years 6 months ago

Candy tax confusion

A candy confusion is popping up across Colorado. Buinesses that sell sweet treats are trying to figure out which sweets fall under the new law for taxing. Starting May first, candy and soda will cost you 2.9% more in Colorado. Governor Bill Ritter signed the bill into law a...

4 years 6 months ago

Love is in the air

Inside the U.S. or out, it's a day for people to show some extra admiration to a special someone in their life. On Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula, Cheboygan State Park is hosting cross-country skiing on 1.8 miles of lantern-lit trails this evening. Hundreds of working women in Ceredo and Kenova,...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado tax hikes coming

You'll soon be paying higher taxes for things like computer software, candy and soda. Right now, those things are exempted from taxes in Colorado--but that's about to end. Gov. Bill Ritter previously announced plans to suspend or eliminate 13 tax exemptions and credits starting in July to help next...

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