LIGHTING UP

Trick-or-treaters won't get left in the dark this year.Although some supermarkets reported that sales of seasonal Halloween merchandise got off to a slow start after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, many said they expected their stores to fill their traditional October roles as providers of last-minute general merchandise items like decorations, candles, greeting cards and flashlights."As far as the

Trick-or-treaters won't get left in the dark this year.

Although some supermarkets reported that sales of seasonal Halloween merchandise got off to a slow start after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, many said they expected their stores to fill their traditional October roles as providers of last-minute general merchandise items like decorations, candles, greeting cards and flashlights.

"As far as the nonfood part of its goes, sales are definitely off," said Bob Annand, ca

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