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Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Halloween guide, Prince George’s segregation (A.M. Buzz)


(Bullit Marquez - AP)
Here’s today’s late start to the A.M. (Lunchtime?) Buzz: Halloween Edition:

When holiday decorations go too far. Neighbors are irked with Donna Kerr’s Haunted Garden in Silver Spring, an attraction that she said drew 1,000 to 1,500 people — “strangers” — into her neighborhood.

Halloween guide: Best places to trick-or-treat; Halloween street closures; Halloween at the White House

• Prince George’s County growing more segregated. Locally, Prince George’s County stands virtually alone as a place that is gaining population yet has an increasing number of residents living in neighborhoods that are overwhelmingly one race — in this case, African American.

Two wounded warriors practice “Semper Fi” in Marine Corps Marathon. Carlos Evens and Jimmy King, who have one leg and three full arms between the two of them, were among dozens of wounded warriors competing in the Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday.

Today’s required “crazy weather” story. From Capital Weather Gang: “Widely referred to by its social media moniker, “Snowtober,” this weekend’s storm smashed records that had stood since the beginning of the reliable instrument record in the late 1800s (and in some cases, even longer than that), and upended assumptions about what a fall nor’easter can do.”

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