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It is that time of year again! Clear, blue-sky days, cool, crisp nights, and leaves changing to gold, rust, and brown.

It’s the time of harvest and, very soon, it will be Halloween. On that inky, spooky night a round, firm, fully-packed veggie, all aglow from a light within, will adorn many a porch, front yard or window. Of course, that character is the jack-o-lantern.

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The Cocoon Shelter in Bowling Green has been chosen to receive one of 150 grants awarded by a leading national anti-domestic violence organization, the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation (MKACF).

The $20,000 grant will be used to provide safe emergency housing to victims of abuse and their children in Wood County.

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, shelters are feeling the impact of a weak economy.

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Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

All dressed up:
• Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame.
• Consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for greater visibility.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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