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‘Halloween Returns’ May Be Dead as Dimension Loses Franchise Rights

If you’re a fan of the Halloween franchise, then this news is not only kind of a big deal, but it might be a little surprising. After 20 years, Dimension Films has lost the distribution rights to the series, and Miramax is now shopping those rights around to potential buyers, which could mean big, big changes for the future of the classic horror franchise — as well as the death of the sequel that’s been in development for the past year.

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Red Sun Rising Dressed Up As Pop Evil for Halloween [Photo]

Red Sun Rising is a really cool band from Ohio who's rocked Grand Rapids a couple times in the past few months!

In August they hit the Intersection with Pop Evil for the CD release party of PE's new album "Up" on "Pop Evil Day" here in Grand Rapids.

The bands were back together at the Freaker's Ball over the weekend in Kansas. To celebrate Halloween, the guys in Red Sun Rising dressed up as West Michigan's Pop Evil!

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Halloween Parade Ruined By Penis-Shaped Candy [Video]

Halloween parades are supposed to be fun and a way to give kids extra candy. Kids attending this specific parade did get some extra candy, but not exactly what they wanted.

A few of the floats were throwing out packs of candy consisting of little, male genitalia-shaped candies. One of the rules for this parade is that costumes and floats can't be sexually suggestive or explicit, and this definitely violated that rule.

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Not Surprisingly, People Found This Boning Skeleton Display Offensive [Video]

With Halloween right around the corner, everyone is putting out their decorations. Witches, skeletons, tombstones...you know, the regular stuff.

But, a condom store in the Poconos took things a little further and a lot of people are upset about it.

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Drones Dressed as Ghosts Are the New “Cool” Halloween Decoration [Video]

As technology advances, people tend to find new, unique uses for it. Realistically, it was only a matter of time before somebody took a drone and decided to make it into a Halloween decoration.

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This Five Nights At Freddy’s Halloween Light Show is Fantastically Creepy

Halloween light shows frequently feature well-known songs and/or references to the horror genre, so it was really only a matter of time before somebody created a light show featuring the horrifying animatronics of Five Nights at Freddy's.

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Jim Harbaugh Gives Advice on How to Hustle People While Trick-or-Treating

Jim Harbaugh is a total hustler.

The University of Michigan football coach gave some advice to trick-or-treaters in an interview with Detroit's WXYZ on Monday night. What does he suggest? Well, he says, two costumes mean you'll get twice the candy. 

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Show Us Your Halloween Costume

The B.O.B.'s Annual Halloween Costume Party is coming up on October 31st and we want to get you in for free!

How can you make that happen? Just send us a photo of your Halloween costume! 

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GRD Goes Shopping for Halloween Costumes at KostumeRoom [Video]

GRD has our big Silver Screen Scream Costume Party on Halloween night and the BOB, so of course we need costumes! Janna and I will be wandering around with a pocket full of prizes for people who find us, and we'll have other station friends wandering around in costume, too!

Get your tickets, or send us a pic of your costume and win free admission to the party!

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Slipknot Halloween Masks Now Available [Video]

Wondering what you need to dress up as for the Halloween holiday? Tired of dressing up as the Flash? Frankenstein? Sexy Witch?

Why not go as a band member of Slipknot instead?

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Make Your Own Pumpkin Keg to Enjoy Grand Rapids’ Fall Beers this Halloween [Video]

We've got lots of great fall brews here in Beer City USA! Well, what else would you expect from one of the Top Beer Cities in the U.S.?

To amp up your 2015 Halloween party, why not turn a pumpkin into a keg?

Check out this video to get you beer drinking on Halloween-style in Grand Rapids!

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Your Guide to Haunted Houses in West Michigan

Fall is here and that means that Halloween is right around the corner! In preparation, we've put together a list of haunted houses across West Michigan!

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