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NewsDepth 2021-2022 | Episode 8

In this week's episode, trick or treat? We've got both! We meet one of the most prolific and creepy children's authors — R.L. Stine. Learn how he went from a regular Ohio kid to a famous writer and movie maker in  Know Ohio.

From making your own costume to choosing treats wrapped in recyclable packaging, we've got tips on having an eco-friendly Halloween. And we learn about the colorful outfits of an all-female horseback riding team and what they mean for their Mexican culture.

Finally, the Biden Administration plans to work with pediatricians and parents to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for kids as soon as they are approved. We've got the latest.

asteroid (noun): a small rocky object, too small to be a planet, that orbits around the sun

conservation (noun): the protection and restoration of important art and artifacts

cultural heritage (noun): the expression of a community’s way of life that is passed on from one generation to the next

genre (noun): a category of writing based on content, form, or style

We learn about R.L. Stine, Ohio's own spooky children's author. Now we want you to:  Send us a spooky short story. Less than five sentences, please!

You can use the inbox form to submit your answers. We will share some of your best letters in the next episode.

For this week’s poll, we want to know:  Do you plan on trick-or-treating this year? Yes. No.  Click here to vote!