Trivia: How did the month of November get its name?
Yesterday's trivia answer: "Carrie" was the first Stephen King work adapted into a film.
5. Now that Halloween's over, check here to find a dentist!
Now that Halloween's over, the devouring of sugary sweets begins. If your kids managed a large enough candy haul, you might want to seek a local dentist. Check our business directory for local offices, or for a variety of other local businesses and be sure to offer a review for places you visit!
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3. Political forum Friday in Canton
Local residents and interested voters are invited to the Muslim Community of Western Suburbs (Canton Mosque), 40440 Palmer Road in Canton, 8:15 p.m. Friday to meet and ask questions of candidates running for township, county and state positions.
2. Elections are next week
Elections are only six days away! Stay informed on the candidates and ballot proposals by visiting our elections topic page. There you will find our 2012 Voter Guide, news on the elections and information on candidate forums.
1. Today is the last day to show off your Halloween costume, possibly win $5,000
It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest.
Last year, the , won. This year, it could be you. Enter our contest for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize! Today is the last day!