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Halloween is one of America's favorite holidays. And one of the most traditional.
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The True Origins of Halloween Traditions — Jack-o’-Lanterns, Witches, Costumes, More

Why do we celebrate Halloween by putting on bizarre outfits and asking strangers for candy? Who is Stingy Jack, and why does he haunt our dreams? We decided to take a look at a few of Halloween's most well-known customs and ask, What do they all mean? 

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‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ Trailer: Idris Elba Fights For His People

If it's a Weinstein Company film, you can usually bet that it's going to be going for Oscars, so don't be surprised if one of the year's big awards contenders is 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.' It stars Idris Elba and Naomie Harris, and is due out at the end of the year, so this new trailer hints at its award possibilities.

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Johnny Depp Has Plans to Purchase a Wounded Knee Landmark

Actor Johnny Depp has plans to buy land at the site of the Wounded Knee massacre in South Dakota and give it back to the Oglala Sioux Tribe, a tribal official said Wednesday.  Following is the story that was posted on the Journalstar website

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Five Common Myths About The American Flag

This time of year, you see the American flag plastered on just about everything.

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Fort Sill National Cemetery Memorial Day Program

A Memorial Day program to remember and honor all military members who have served or are currently serving our Nation will be held at the Fort Sill National Cemetery, 2648 NE Jake Dunn Road in Elgin.

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2013 Iwo Jima Reunion Comes To Fort Sill

Fort Sill Marines got a visit from veterans of Iwo Jima as well as Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams on Thursday to share their experiences during their time in service as part of the 2013 Iwo Jima Reunion Tour in Wichita Falls

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This Day in History — Paul McCartney Released From Tokyo Jail After Nine Days

On this day in 1980, Paul McCartney was finally released after nine days in a Tokyo jail, following his arrest for attempting to walk through the Tokyo airport customs with a half pound of weed during his tour with Wings. 

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This Day in History — ‘The A-Team’ Debuted on TV

On this day in 1983, we learned a valuable moral lesson about human compassion from a very large, loud man in gold chains: We learned to pity fools.

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This Day in History for January 5 — Golden Gate Bridge Construction Begins, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1643: The first legal divorce in the American colonies takes place (more info)

1925: Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes the first female governor in the United States (more info)

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This Day in History for January 3 — Apple Computer Incorporated, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1870: The construction of the Brooklyn Bridge begins (more info)

1938: The March of Dimes is established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt (more info)

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This Day in History for January 1 — Emancipation Proclamation Signed, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863: President Abraham Lincoln signs the final Emancipation Proclamation, ending slavery in the rebelling states (more info)

1934: Alcatraz Island becomes a United States federal prison (more info)

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This Day in History for December 31 — Times Square Celebrates, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1879: Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time (more info)

1907: The first New Year's Eve celebration is held in Times Square -- then known as Longacre Square -- in New York City (more info)

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