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How haunted is your Halloween?

How haunted is your Halloween?

In case you hadn't noticed, Halloween isn't for weenies anymore. Spooks have gotten spookier, scares have gotten scarier, and goblins have gotten ghastlier. In recent years, Busch Gardens has ratcheted up the fright-o-meter on its popular Howl-O-Scream event so much that the Williamsburg-area theme park has had to warn parents that they may not want to bring kids to park after dark. Following a public outcry last month about gory heads in a display promoting this year's Howl-O-Scream, the park removed "a group of five severed heads that was part of the Cut Throat Cove attraction," reported Daily Press sister paper The Virginia Gazette. All in the name of a good...

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