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9:00 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Halloween Frights Are 'Rewarding,' Bellarmine Psychology Professor Explains

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It’s Halloween and for many that means candy and costumes—it could also mean watching scary movies or taking your chances with a haunted house.

It’s the latter options that have us interested. 

I spoke with Bellarmine University psychology professor Dr. Tom Wilson, who says there are different types of fear.

Some we try to avoid. Others we seek.

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4:12 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Windy, Rainy Night in Louisville for Trick-or-Treaters

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Update 11:45 p.m. Thursday: The severe thunderstorm warning for Jefferson County and the surround area has expired, but a wind advisory and a tornado watch remain in effect until 2 a.m.

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2:41 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Inside Louisville's Haunted House Culture

Besemann says these masks can cost $600, but the quality is high end.

The first one out the door is young and fast.

Then, one by one his friends follow, bolting through large plastic strips that hang from the top of a commercial garage door. Sounds of a chainsaw and screams overpower the quick slap of sneakers on pavement.

“Dude, I ran a 4.3. I’m NFL now. I should be catching passes for Teddy Bridgewater," says the first one out.

"What about the rest of the group? They’re all dead back there," I ask.

"Well, that’s their problem, not mine," he says.

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Local News
9:00 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Iroquois Park Event Lines Trail With 5,000 Jack O'Lanterns

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There will be a glimmer in the woods of  Iroquois Park for three weeks in October from a large-scale display of artistically carved pumpkins.

More than 15,000 pumpkins—some weighing s much as 1,500 pounds—will be carved and rotated throughout Louisville's first Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular. Nearly 5,000 pumpkins will be on display at any given time, said Erika Nelson, special events coordinator for the city.

Different themes, such as “around the world,” UK, UofL, Louisville Slugger and Derby will be featured each week to create a unique experience for each visit.

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