Fatal bicycle hit-and-run

Police: Woman on bicycle struck, killed by hit-and-run driver

A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday morning.

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JK Rowling delivers new 'Harry Potter' tale

No tricks here, just the treat: In honor of Halloween, J.K. Rowling is delving into the back story of one of "Harry Potter's" more twisted Hogwarts professors.

John Denver

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Rocky mountain low? John Denver bust stolen

A bronze sculpture of one of Colorado's most loved musicians has gone missing.

Daniel Radcliffe in 'Horns'

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Radcliffe thrilled 'Horns' brings out the devil in him

Acclaimed actor Daniel Radcliffe talks about his work on the horror mystery thriller "Horns," new in theaters and on Video on Demand.

Ken Page Oogie Boogie IB

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Oogie Boogie actor loves celebrating 'Nightmare Before Christmas' every Halloween

Ken Page recalls bringing the singing voice to "The Nightmare Before Christmas" villain Oogie Boogie as the film plays in theaters again over Halloween weekend.

Roman Polanski

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Polish authorities decline to arrest Polanski

Famed film director Roman Polanski, wanted in the United States for having sex with a minor in the 1970s, was questioned this week by Polish authorities but allowed to leave after the interview.

Classroom, school, education, desks

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History Channel to teach college history

Many college kids spend hours watching The History Channel. Now, students at the University of Oklahoma will be able to get college credit for it.

Greatest Show on Earth

Ringling Bros Circus comes to town

The Greatest Show on Earth is making a stop in Bethlehem!

Charlie Daniels

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Berks native to open for Charlie Daniels Band in Reading

The stage is set for the Charlie Daniels Band to perform for the first time at the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading.

Jennifer Lopez, 2012 Oscars 2

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Jennifer Lopez: I've felt abused in the past

Not all abuse leaves physical scars, and that's a reality Jennifer Lopez is exploring in a new memoir.

Bill Maher

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UC Berkeley overturns vote to disinvite Maher

The controversy over having TV host Bill Maher speak at the University of California Berkeley has taken another turn. Well, make that two.

Taylor Swift at 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival

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Taylor Swift's new single to benefit NYC schools

Taylor Swift bought a $20 million townhouse in Manhattan this year, and it seems like she really wants her new home town to like her. So the pop star has pledged to donate all the money she makes from her new song "Welcome to New York" to the city's school system.

Halloween: By the numbers

Halloween cupcakes

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Shoppers will spend an estimated $7.4 billion on Halloween this year. Check out some other surprising numbers behind this ghoulish holiday.

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  • All Hallows' Eve, Halloween, cemetery, graveyard

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    On this day: October 31

    The first All Hallows' Evening is celebrated, Nevada becomes a state, Harry Houdini dies, Mount Rushmore is completed, and the Vatican apologizes to Galileo, all on this day.

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