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October 31, 2008
COURTNEY HERGESHEIMER | DISPATCH
A ghostly mummy doesn’t deter Scooby-Doo, sometimes known as Lily Wesp, 4, from collecting a sweet treat from the home of Russell Bigelow in Dublin, one of the suburbs where Beggars Night came a day early this year.
Parents must choose between football, Columbus’ Beggars Night
When Christine Boone learned that her son’s high-school football team was in the playoffs against its archrival, she was thrilled.
But her excitement fizzled a bit when she realized that the Bishop Watterson team would be competing against ghosts and goblins as well as St. Francis DeSales.
Ohio State coach says he’s open to input from assistants
Jim Tressel might hear some different voices suggesting plays through his headset next season, but the final call will always come from his lips.
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Hollywood returns to Wall Street for its latest casting calls
Hollywood has found its next bad guy. Welcome back, Gordon Gekko.
Film and television studios are rushing to tap America’s fixation with the financial crisis and anger at the Wall Street executives blamed for it.
FAITH & VALUES
ERIC ALBRECHT | DISPATCH PHOTOS
Second-graders in Gloria Harman’s class at Tree of Life Christian School on Indianola Avenue dress up as Russian characters from the Babushka Baba Yaga for a Book Parade, the school’s alternative to Halloween. “To avoid any appearance of evil, we steer clear of it,” Principal Beverly Bosworth said.
On Halloween, some Christian schools allow ghost and goblin costumes. Others turn to alternative fall festivals instead.
Halloween can be a scary time for the grown-ups who run Christian schools.
They have to decide whether to celebrate the holiday of ghosts and ghouls as they’re trying to teach about Christianity and God’s love.
For some, that poses a contradiction. Others don’t see a problem.
Alaska senator, ex-mayor of Detroit behaved as if they’re above the law
Few things in politics are more contemptible than disgraced leaders clinging to office, refusing to resign and apologize to the public.
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