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Trick-or-treating set for Oct. 31

Trick-or-treaters will take to the streets in the capital city like everywhere else in the U.S. — on Halloween. For the last decade, Halloween has been celebrated on the traditional Oct. 31.Before 2000, the Nevada Day Parade was always on Oct. 31 — the anniversary of the state’s admission to the union, and, coincidentally, Halloween. In order to keep the children out of the way of any revelers drunk with state pride, trick-or-treating was moved to Oct. 30.When the 1999 Legislature decided to observe Nevada Day on the last Friday in October, and the Nevada Day Parade on the last …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 7, 2012 03:43AM Published Oct 7, 2012 03:42AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.