Don't Hand Out This Candy on Halloween Unless You Want Your House To Get Egged! #BrightBytes

With Katie Bright

October 7, 2019

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Need to catch up on all the news from the weekend? Katie has you covered with Bright Bytes!

If you don't want your house egged maybe don't hand out candy corn to trick-or-treaters this Halloween.

  • CandyStore.com conducted a survey and found candy corn is the MOST HATED Halloween candy, followed by Circus Peanuts, peanut butter kisses, wax cola bottles, Necco Wafers, Tootsie Rolls, Smarties, licorice, Good & Plenty, and Bit-o-Honey.
  • Candy corn is hated so much that it actually overtook Circus Peanuts for the top spot this year. 
  • You'll make trick-or-treaters happiest if you hand out Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Snickers, Twix, KitKat, and M&Ms.

Social Security Administration (SSA) is predicting what baby girl names will be most popular in 2020.

  • Currently, the top baby names for girls are Emma, Olivia, and Ava, and the name Emma has held the top spot for the last five years.
  • The organization says the top five on the rise right now are: 1) Meaghan, 2) Dior, 3) Adalee, 4) Palmer, and 5) Oaklynn.
  •  Also on the rise are names inspired by gemstones: Amethyst, Emerald, Ruby, and Pearl.
  • AND food, Kale, Kiwi, Maple.

Over the weekend, "The Joker” smashed the October record with a 93.5 million dollar debut.

  • Despite mounting controversy and security concerns, those ticket sales easily crushed the benchmark previously set last year by Sony’s superhero tentpole “Venom” with $80 million

In Sports:

  • A lack of sacks and interceptions for the Bears in London last night.
    • They fell to the Raiders 21-24.
    • They are now 3 and 2 and will host the Saints after a bye week