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Title:  Sheriff Jones advises, "Take precautions for a safe Halloween"
Date:  10/31/2011

Although fall officially begins in mid-September, many people don’t begin to appreciate the changing colors and cooler weather until the “unofficial”: beginning of the season on Halloween night. Halloween’s popularity seems to be ever-increasing as more adults and children venture outside for fun-filled festivities. In fact, according to a 2008 National Retail Federation survey, more consumers plan to celebrate the holiday this year than last year. Sheriff Jones warns that “Sadly, Halloween’s heightened popularity can sometimes mean a greater possibility for a variety of dangers and mishaps.”

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