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2010 News:
Medellin funeral home opens ghost census
Columbia Reports
Medellin, Columbia - December 21, 2010
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Haunted church ravaged by ghost hunters
CBC News
Monteal, Canada - December 3, 2010
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More ghosts after earthquake
Canterbury, New Zealand - November 13, 2010
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Murder Trial Begins For Man Who Claimed Ghosts Made Him Kill
The Hartford Courant
Hartford Connecticut - November 3, 2010
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Fleeing From The Devil:10 People Jump Out A Window, Baby Dies
The Post Chronicle
La Verrire, Yvelines, France - October 24, 2010
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Paranormal expert claims ghosts are using cell phones to contact friends
SiFy News
London, England - October 23, 2010
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Corrupt judge blames it on jinn
Emerites 24/7 News
Madina, Saudi Aradia - October 21, 2010
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Is Lincoln's Assassin Haunting the Nats?
NBC Washington
Washington, D.C. - September 14, 2010
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Strange Paranormal Activity on the Set of The Stone Movie
Nottinghamshire, England, - August 30, 2010
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Ghost hunter killed on railroad tracks in North Carolina
Iredell County, North Carolina - August 28, 2010
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Grandfather's ghost story leads to mysterious mass grave
CNN Online
Malvern, Pennsylvania - August 24, 2010
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Paranormal convention attracts small crowds
Dayton Daily News
Dayton, Ohio- August 22, 2010
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Motorists hit 180km/h near Newcastle to conjure ghost of dead motorcyclist
The Herald Sun
Newcastle, England- August 18, 2010
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Edgar Mitchell to speak at Carlisle Palm Beach on paranormal phenomena
Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach, Florida- August 15, 2010
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Haunted Fire Station 55
KHSLTV, CBS Affiliate
Bangor, California- August 9, 2010
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Driver spooked by haunted car
The Sun
Sutton, England- August 6, 2010
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Amityville Horror house goes into contract
Amityville, New York- August 5, 2010
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Conn. headstone linked to haunting stories stolen
Hartford Courant
Burlington, Connecticut- July 28, 2010
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Wanted - ghost hunters for a haunting new TV show
Dublin, Ireland- July 24, 2010
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Mystery as ghost appears in two photos from Edinburgh tours
Edinburgh, Scotland- July 23, 2010
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Paranormal group finds ghostly activity at historical village
Argus Press
Corruna, Michigan- July 21, 2010
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Pythian Castle now certified as an official haunted site
The News Leader
Springfield, Missouri- July 12, 2010
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Jeff Belanger's Latest Book Introduces New Paranormal Movement: Legend Tripping

Who you gonna call for otherworldly rock?
Boston Globe
Boston, Massachusetts- July 9, 2010
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Cries of kids, self-lit fires in haunted house
Arad Times
Kuwait City, Kuwait - July 7, 2010
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Pandas and ghosts do not get along; two Giants flee haunted hotel
NBC Sports
Milwaukee, Wisconsin - July 7, 2010
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Womens Paranormal Retreat to be held at Parastudy on July 9 and 10, 2010

Devon, United Kingdom - July 4, 2010
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Get ready for a frightening night on the seacoast
Portmouth, New Hampshire - June 30, 2010
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New keeper at Point of Ayr Lighthouse
Point of Ayr, Wales - June 21, 2010
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Ghost Hunters Lose Access to Perry Cemetery
Perry, Georgia - June 15, 2010
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Million Ghost March To Defy Logic

Officials approve investigation of paranormal activity at cemetery
Newton Citizen
Covington, Georgia - June 8, 2010
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Perry council debates budget, paranormal activity
Macon, Georgia - June 8, 2010
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No Second Life for Ghost Hunters Case
Courthouse News Service
Los Angeles, California - June 3, 2010
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Female Ghost Haunting Malaysian Police
Ghost Theory
Betong, Malaysia - June 3, 2010
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Lady Gaga Calls London Ghostbusters to Rid Concert Arena of Bad Energy
Associated Content
London, England - June 2, 2010
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SGRA To open library & research center

Ghost at New Inn in Gloucester throws pint of beer
BBC Gloucestershire
Gloucester, England - May 27, 2010
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Hawaii Ghost Hunters Profit From Spooks
Honolulu, Hawaii - May 12, 2010
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Community spirits: Investigating the paranormal activity at Lawrence Community Theatre
Lawrence Journal World
Lawrence, Kansas - April 1, 2010
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FORTFEST A-Wake!: A Tribute to John Michell & John Keel APRIL 24 & 25, 2010

Your Spiritness Company to expand its holistic expo and psychic fair into Evansville, Indiana

Fairfield Teen with Leukemia Investigates with Travel Channel Ghost Adventure
Happy News
Alameda, California-March 5, 2010
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No longer spooked by ghostly goings-on
Herald Scotland
Glasgow, Scotland-March 4, 2010
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Ghost Auction Bids Rise
Wellington, New Zealand-March 3, 2010
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Dont be spooked by Gwrych Castles ghost
Daily Post
Abergele, North Wales-February 20, 2010
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Home Buyers Have New Option: Paranormal Inspections
Salem News
Salem, Oregon-February 10, 2010
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Connecticut Ghostbuster Arrested on Theft Charge
Associated Press via
Enfield, Connecticut-January 28, 2010
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The haunting of Picton-terrifying truth or ghost busted?
The Daily Telegraph
Picton, England-January 22, 2010
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NY Knicks blame Skirvin ghost for loss to Thunder
KFOR-TV Channel 4
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-January 13, 2010
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Velocicon to Offer a Unique Spin on the Paranormal Conference

Ghost hunters scarier than spirits themselves
The Western Front
Bellingham, Washington- January 12, 2010
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Wolverhampton inmates are terrified of possessed suicide cell
Mercury News
Brinsford, England- January 3, 2010
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Mystery of Czech haunted house explained
Cesk Rozhlas
Straice, Czech Republic- December 30, 2009
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Spend a weekend with the Ghost Adventures Crew and special guest speakers this June at the ULTIMATE LOCKDOWN!

July 13, 2010

Jeff Belanger's Latest Book Introduces New Paranormal Movement: Legend Tripping

Picture Yourself Legend Tripping explores how to find, document, and experience ghosts, aliens, monsters, and urban legends.

Paranormal researcher and author launches new legend tripping resource Web site.

BOSTON, MA -- July 13, 2010 -- The idea of legend tripping has been around for thousands of years. There's a good chance you've already done it. Remember sneaking off into that cemetery at night as a kid to see if there were any ghosts? Remember hearing there was a monster lurking in that old abandoned building and wanting to check it out? Or hearing about a UFO landing site and wanting to plan your next vacation in the area so you could stand where the craft was said to have left its mark? That's legend tripping. But it can be so much more. We can become part of the story. Today people still seek out these legends in record numbers in an effort to touch the unexplained. In Jeff Belanger's new book and accompanying DVD, Picture Yourself Legend Tripping: Your Complete Guide to Finding UFOs, Monsters, Ghosts, and Urban Legends in Your Own Back Yard, he explores how to find, experience, and chronicle these legends.

Legend tripping offers a unique and inexpensive paranormal investigation opportunity for those with a big sense of adventure, and it's an activity that can be done alone or in groups. You don't need complicated or expensive equipment, just your human senses and a sense of wonder.

"Legends are real," said Jeff Belanger, author of Picture Yourself Legend Tripping, "They are born, they can travel, spawn offspring, and they can die. For millennia humankind has told stories of ghosts, creatures from distant planets, monsters, and religious legends to each other as a way to connect with the past and explore the future. These legends can be experienced almost anywhere, and oftentimes they are based on more than just stories."

Any television program you've ever seen that explores haunted places, ancient mysteries, UFO sightings, or strange creatures is legend tripping. First there was a story: a legend that was born and grew because people had unexplained experiences and shared what they saw, heard, and felt.

Belanger draws on over two decades of legend tripping experience to show readers how to find these legends close to home or in their travels. When a person stands where the legend is said to have stood, when they interview eyewitnesses, there's a transformation that often takes place: stories become real, and sometimes, if you're lucky, you catch a glimpse of something paranormal.

"The journey is everything with legend tripping," Belanger said. "Imps, fairies, aliens, bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Bloody Mary, ghosts, demons-it's time to start believing."

In addition to the new book, Belanger also announced today the launch of a new Web site: -- an online resource for legend trippers that includes a directory of paranormal legends from around the world. Belanger said, "The goal of the Web site is to have legend trippers everywhere submit their local legends and tell our readers about their own experiences while out hunting the paranormal."

About the Author
Jeff Belanger ( is one of the most visible and prolific paranormal researchers today. He is the author of a dozen books on the paranormal (published in six languages) including the best sellers: The World's Most Haunted Places, Our Haunted Lives, Who's Haunting the White House (for children), and Weird Massachusetts. He's the founder of, the Web's most popular paranormal destination according to, and a noted speaker and media personality. He's also the host of the Cable/Web talk show, 30 Odd Minutes. Belanger has written for newspapers like The Boston Globe and is the series writer and researcher for Ghost Adventures on the Travel Channel. He's been a guest on more than 200 radio and television programs including: The History Channel, The Travel Channel, PBS, NECN, Living TV (UK), The Maury Show, The CBS News Early Show, National Public Radio, The BBC, Australian Radio Network, and Coast to Coast AM.

About Picture Yourself Legend Tripping
Picture Yourself Legend Tripping: Your Complete Guide to Finding UFOs, Monsters, Ghosts, and Urban Legends in Your Own Back Yard (ISBN: 1-43545-639-4, pages: 228, DVD, price: $24.99) includes a DVD featuring the author and other paranormal experts and is published by Course PTR (a subsidiary of Cengage Learning) in July of 2010. The book is available at, Barnes & Noble, Borders, and many other booksellers.

2014 Haunted New England Wall Calendar by Jeff Belanger photography by Frank Grace
Check out the 2014 Haunted New England wall calendar by Jeff Belanger and photography by Frank Grace!

Paranormal Conferences and Lectures
Don't miss the following events and lectures:

Jeff Belanger and “The Bridgewater Triangle” at Dedham Community Theatre - April 6, 2014 9:00PM

The Spirits of the Mark Twain House - Hartford, Connecticut - April 12, 2014

Paracon Australia - East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia - May 10-12, 2014