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Afternoon news blast: Halloween and scary movies

Demonic possession and serial killers are some of the things that scare Americans most in horror movies. (Source: Pat Sanchez/Flickr) Demonic possession and serial killers are some of the things that scare Americans most in horror movies. (Source: Pat Sanchez/Flickr)
EAST TEXAS (KLTV) -

Good afternoon East Texas! Hope your Thursday has been splendid so far.

Here are some stories for you to check out this afternoon:

1. So, Halloween is fast approaching. It looks like 'The Ring' and 'The Conjuring' are among the scariest horror movies in America.  Click on the link below to find out which horror movie scares people in Texas, so you can scare yourself silly when Halloween rolls around.

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2. Actress Shannen Doherty, who is fighting breast cancer, shared a photo on Instagram of herself in a hospital bed dealing with the aftereffects of chemotherapy. The photo - and her encouragement to others to "fight like a girl" against cancer - is making waves on social media.

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3. Jana Dykes was crossing Highway 64 W. from south to north when she was struck and killed by two vehicles in the outside eastbound lane of the highway.

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4. A very quiet and warm weather pattern likely to continue through the next 4 to 5 days and then only a few showers or thundershowers will be possible during the afternoon/evening hours for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week. Watch KLTV7 News at 5 and 6 for the latest update from Chief Meteorologist Mark Scirto. 

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