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Weekend Alias: How to update your old Halloween costume this year




A customer reaches for a costume at Backstage on October 25, 2012 in Washington, DC. The store, which largely caters to theater productions, has one of its busy seasons in October as people rent and buy costumes for Halloween.
A customer reaches for a costume at Backstage on October 25, 2012 in Washington, DC. The store, which largely caters to theater productions, has one of its busy seasons in October as people rent and buy costumes for Halloween.
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As we do every Friday, we turn now to producer Meghan McCarty and her Weekend Alibi. But we're doing things a little different this week.

Meghan joins A in studio to give some tips about how to update your old Halloween costumes this year.

Is your costume racist? Be sure to consult this checklist!