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Consumers spend billions on Halloween

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 By Alana Cerrone

acerrone@abc6.com

Halloween isn't "spooking" consumers this year.

Spending for the scary holiday is second only to Christmas.

We're likely to shell out $7 billion on candy, costumes, and decorations. That's double what was spent just 8 years ago.

Haunted house attractions will bring in another $1 billion.

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