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Haunted house brings new chills to old Laurel movie theater
Haunted house brings new chills to old Laurel movie theater

Laurel resident and second-generation Howard County firefighter Richard Blankenship is living his best nightmare and taking everyone along that he can.  "I've always been a big haunt fanatic," Blankenship said. Since high school — when he and his sister, Nicole Blankenship, first started organizing groups of haunt enthusiasts to travel to Pennsylvania and Delaware to "hit up haunted houses" — Blankenship, 40, said he has visited at least one or two haunted attractions every Halloween season.  "You have to understand that the haunt industry is huge," he said.  After a year of hard work and...

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