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Bon Worth, L.L.Bean, Haggar & Carter’s Top Consumer Reports Outlet Store Ratings

San Diego, California - When it comes to satisfying customers, Bon Worth, L.L.Bean, Haggar and Carter’s are among the better outlet stores, according to Consumer Reports. They earned the highest scores among 53 of the nation’s major outlet chains, based on a survey of 15,789 CR subscribers.

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Why Halloween gore, yuck factor so appealing

West Lafayette, Indiana - Disgusted by Halloween life-like body part food creations? Do you find violence depicted in haunted houses too gory, yet you can't seem to look away? A Purdue University expert says the emotion of disgust is what helps keep humans alive, but there can be a thrill to having fun with it as well.

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2014 Good Food Guide

Washington, DC - The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank, along with a prestigious advisory group of food system experts, developed the first annual “Good Food Org Guide.” This definitive Guide highlights nonprofit organizations that are doing exemplary work in the United States in the areas of food and agriculture, nutrition and health, hunger and obesity, and food justice. Only nonprofit, scholarly, and municipal initiatives have been selected in order to spotlight efforts that are focused on community building and engagement, advocacy, and service.

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'Blue Light' special

Imperial, California - It's the stuff of SciFi: a drug that lies dormant in your body until you turn on the lights.  In fact, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens, researchers have been experimenting with the elusive process since the 19th Century.  But it is only recently that they've been able to master the science.

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Unseen Energy Savings

Sacramento, California - As fall arrives we notice the house gets colder and is not as comfortable without a sweater. One can chalk this up to the change in seasons, but more likely it could be that there are small places where the warm air escapes.

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New ideas to bring your Halloween decor back from the dead

Hollywood, California (BPT) - Halloween has its fair share of iconic symbols: ghosts, witches, mummies and pumpkins, just to name a few. But if your home decor is becoming just as iconic, it may be time to change it up and take your decorating in a new direction.

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Halloween hacks for throwing ghoulishly memorable parties

Imperial, California - (BPT) - The costumes, the candy, the creative pumpkin carvings - Halloween has been steadily increasing in popularity, with the spooky holiday spend being second only to Christmas. The National Retail Federation says the number of people buying sweet treats for Halloween actually beats out Easter.

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Mischievous twists on your family's favorite Halloween tricks and treats

Imperial, California (BPT) - When Halloween rolls around, ghosts and goblins roam the streets. With surprise creatures popping out of coffins and silly, spooky pranks around the neighborhood, it is truly the most mischievous time of year.

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