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  • October 27, 2010
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Halloween rooted in Celtic tradition

By Michael Bushnell Northeast News Oct. 27, 2010 Marked by old greeting postcards like these, the tradition of Halloween traces its origins to the ancient Celtic holiday “Samhain” (pronounced “sow-in”),…

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  • January 20, 2010
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Streetcars were the way to go

By Michael Bushnell Northeast News Jan. 20, 2010 Kansas City’s street railway began humbly in 1869 with the advent of small, animal-drawn (usually using mules due to their availability) cars…