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    Totally sweet portraits made of Halloween candy

    Totally sweet portraits made of Halloween candyEric Millikin is building your favorite monsters out of Halloween candy. First up is The Creature from the Black Lagoon. You can find the full series at freep.com/totallysweet 
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    Quiz: What type of beer are you?

    Quiz: What type of beer are you?Quiz: What type of beer are you?
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    The day in pictures

    The day in picturesLt. Col. John Klatt flies his Air National Guard Extra 300L outside St. Augustine, Fla. Two aircraft from the Air National Guard aerobatic team demonstrated their flying skills in the skies around St. Augustine, FL in advance of the 2014 NAS Jax Air Show.
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    Which seasonal products really contain pumpkin?

    Which seasonal products really contain pumpkin?As pumpkin spice controversy hits a fever pitch, a USA TODAY Network graphic decodes popular products.
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    A history of professional athletes in Congress

    A history of professional athletes in CongressRep. Tom McMillen, left, and Sen. Bill Bradley, both former NBA players, share a laugh while speaking to the media on Capitol Hill in January 1990.
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    A look at Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai

    A look at Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala YousafzaiPakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai speaks at the Girl Summit 2014 at Walworth Academy on July 22 in London, England.
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    Photos of fall foliage from across U.S.

    Photos of fall foliage from across U.S.Morning fog lifts to reveal shades of autumn color on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina on Oct. 4.
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    Watch hundreds of pumpkins launch into the sky

    Watch hundreds of pumpkins launch into the skyYou can fire a pumpkin out of a cannon at the Great Pumpkin Launch in Canyon County, Idaho. It is the largest fundraiser of the year for the local Habitat for Humanity.
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    Life

    Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

    Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82Oscar de la Renta, one of the world's most legendary fashion designers, died Monday. He was 82.
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    Life

    Trailer: 'Camp X-ray'

    Trailer: 'Camp X-ray'A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small-town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay and strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees.
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    Firefighters' saws stolen while crew battles blaze

    Firefighters' saws stolen while crew battles blazeFor second time in 2 years, chainsaw and large K-14 saw stolen from Detroit ladder company.
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    10 of America's most notorious serial killers

    10 of America's most notorious serial killersJuan Corona was convicted of the 1971 murders of 25 itinerant laborers in California, whose bodies were found in shallow graves in fruit orchards in Sutter County, Calif. He was sentenced to life in prison. He supplied workers to ranchers as a labor contractor and...
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