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January 27, 2002 | KIM MURPHY, Time Staff Writer
A house, author Stephen King muses, is a place of shelter. "It's the body we put over our bodies. As our bodies grow old, so do our houses. As our bodies sicken, so do our houses." Then he wonders (and the trouble always seems to start when King begins wondering): What happens if mad people live inside a house? Does their madness creep into the walls, the corridors, the very boards? "Isn't that in large part what we mean when we say a place isn't quiet?" he writes. "We say 'haunted.'
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November 30, 2012 | By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times
MEXICO CITY - When Enrique Peña Nieto assumes the Mexican presidency on Saturday, returning to power a once-autocratic party that ruled for seven decades, he will immediately confront a sluggish economy and a bloody war against drug gangs. How he will handle those two problems is the biggest question surrounding the incoming government. Peña Nieto, 46, and his Institutional Revolutionary Party want to shift the focus away from the battle against drug cartels that consumed and ultimately haunted outgoing President Felipe Calderon.
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November 30, 2012 | By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times
MEXICO CITY - When Enrique Peña Nieto assumes the Mexican presidency on Saturday, returning to power a once-autocratic party that ruled for seven decades, he will immediately confront a sluggish economy and a bloody war against drug gangs. How he will handle those two problems is the biggest question surrounding the incoming government. Peña Nieto, 46, and his Institutional Revolutionary Party want to shift the focus away from the battle against drug cartels that consumed and ultimately haunted outgoing President Felipe Calderon.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 27, 2002 | KIM MURPHY, Time Staff Writer
A house, author Stephen King muses, is a place of shelter. "It's the body we put over our bodies. As our bodies grow old, so do our houses. As our bodies sicken, so do our houses." Then he wonders (and the trouble always seems to start when King begins wondering): What happens if mad people live inside a house? Does their madness creep into the walls, the corridors, the very boards? "Isn't that in large part what we mean when we say a place isn't quiet?" he writes. "We say 'haunted.'
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October 24, 2012 | By Brady MacDonald
Ted Dougherty is an unassuming Glendale paralegal and classical musician with an overt dark side that reaches its monstrous zenith every October. Dougherty stumbled upon his twisted passion in 1987 during a visit to Knott's Scary Farm, which ultimately led to a fan website dedicated to the seasonal theme park event, an annual job as an undead werewolf and now a new book, "Knott's Halloween Haunt: A Picture History. " > Photos: The history of Halloween Haunt at Knott's Berry Farm The authorized but unofficial pictorial compendium traces the history of the "Scariest Place on Earth" and its expansion over the past four decades at Knott's Berry Farm into the "Granddaddy of Halloween Events.
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November 16, 2010 | By Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Times Funland blog covers news, trends, issues and changes at major amusement and theme parks as well as the latest information on new rides, attractions, shows, parades and Halloween events. Funland categories: Theme Parks | Disneyland | Disney California Adventure | Disney World | Universal Studios | Six Flags | Knott's Berry Farm | New Rides & Attractions | Roller Coasters | Photo Galleries | Top 10s | Most Popular Stories | Celebrities | Halloween | Wizarding World of Harry Potter Contact Los Angeles Times theme park blogger Brady MacDonald at brady (dot)
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