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Paranormal News and Views for February 5, 2013

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Up-to-the-minute reports of paranormal activity and news from around the world

GHOSTS, POLTERGEISTS, HAUNTINGS:

Ghost Hunters: Team Captures video footage of ghost in Asylum Cemetery (video)
The TAPS team found themselves in Bartonville, Illinois at the Peoria Asylum for their latest investigation on "Ghost Hunters." The new owners were renovating the property and felt that the construction might be stirring up some paranormal activity. After investigating the site, the TAPS team agreed...

Man claims to have captured voice of "ghost child" at nunnery [video]
Does a seemingly innocent YouTube video of yard work contain the otherworldly wails of a ghostly child? One man thinks so. Gavin Espley, from Birmingham, England believes he accidentally captured the eerie voice of a child's ghost on camera and he's uploaded the video to the internet in the hopes of convincing others...

Ghosts: Proving or debunking, does it matter?
One of the areas that a lot of people spend time on in both polite and heated discussions is in whether ghosts exist or not. From a science perspective they have not proved that ghosts do not exist all that they are saying is that to date no one has been able to prove scientifically that they exist, but, they have yet to come up with a research approach that would finally make that determination...

Barrett's Plantation House investigation
"I just put my flashlight in that room, on the bed," I said into thin air up in the garret of Barrett's Plantation House in Mannington. "It's off right now, but if you just touch the end that lights up, it will come on." A few seconds later, the flashlight came to life, but at the same time that the heater clicked on...

Route 66: The Haunted Stops Along America's Road
Richard Southall: I decided to write Haunted Route 66 because I wanted to chronicle some of the more interesting and bizarre tales of the "Mother Road." However, the project took on a life of its own: Rather than simply collecting ghost stories, I found myself driving down a road -- metaphorically and physically -- toward something profound...

Spooky number of Americans believe in ghosts
Your mommy and daddy might have told you there are no such things as ghosts. But nearly half the country thinks otherwise. A HuffPost/YouGov poll shows that 45 percent of Americans believe in ghosts, or that the spirits of dead people can come back in certain places and situations...

MYSTERIOUS CREATURES:

Yowie killed on the road to Cooma in 1893?
While delivering his goods to Captain's Flat, Braidwood cordial maker Arthur Marrin's dog suddenly ran out from the bushes and off down the road in a terrible fright. Something had really spooked Marrin's canine companion. Arthur Marrin soon discovered the object of his dog's intense fear when a large, hairy creature, standing upright on its hind legs, jumped from the lower bank up onto the road in front of Marrin's cordial-laden cart...

Pennsylvania besieged with UFO and strange creature reports during 2012
The year 2012 was very active with reported sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects and encounters with strange creatures as well as other mysterious events as reported from residents from across the Keystone state. Pennsylvania has a long history of strange occurrences. The year was filled with observations of triangular, disc, and boomerang shaped objects as well as formations of luminous globes...

Local K-9's search for Bigfoot
They're highly-trained dogs with a very particular set of skills. Drug dogs, weapons dogs...Bigfoot hunters? It may sound "far-fetched", but as Robert Price explains, one San Antonio man says if Bigfoot exists, his dogs will find him...

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