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Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 at 08:57 AM EDT

Your Complete Guide to Free Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day This Friday

They say there's no such thing as a free lunch. But what about dessert — or, let's be honest, breakfast? The first Friday of June has come to be celebrated as National Doughnut Day, and to commemorate it, fried... »

Officers to Carry Special Olympics Torch Across CT

Officers to Carry Special Olympics Torch Across CT

Join NBC Connecticut and Special Olympics at the Law Enforcement Torch Run from June 3-5. »

"American Idol" Winner Nick Fradiani Performs in Hartford

"American Idol" Winner Nick Fradiani Performs in Hartford

After traveling to Hollywood and winning "American Idol," Guilford native Nick Fradiani gave his first performance since his crowning moment on Wednesday night, playing at The Russian Lady in Hartford with... »

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"

The Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary has included new words that will have some people saying “WTF.” The company announced Tuesday it has added 1,700 new terms, many of which are influenced by the internet... »

Cannes' Palme d'Or Celebrates 60th Birthday

Cannes' Palme d'Or Celebrates 60th Birthday

As the Palme d'Or sits in its cushioned box awaiting Sunday's Cannes winner, the film festival's top prize might be taking stock of its own lifetime of achievements — on this, its 60th birthday. »

Olive Garden Plans Another Breadstick Creation

Olive Garden Plans Another Breadstick Creation

Olive Garden isn't finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks. The Italian restaurant chain said earlier this month it would introduce "breadstick sandwiches" as part of a broader menu revamp intended... »

Celebrate National Burger Day

Celebrate National Burger Day

It’s National Burger Day, like we need an excuse to indulge on ground beef, savory toppings and a perfect bun. »

Cannes: "Dheepan" Wins Palme d'Or

Cannes: "Dheepan" Wins Palme d'Or

Jacques Audiard's immigrant drama "Dheepan" has won the Palme d'Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival. »

Connecticut Beaches Expected to Be Packed Memorial Day Weekend

Connecticut Beaches Expected to Be Packed Memorial Day Weekend

It's expected to be a busy day at Connecticut's beaches as temperatures are on the climb Memorial Day weekend and the state's campgrounds are full too. »

CT Woman Is 5th Globally to Finish "Chipper" CrossFit Challenge

CT Woman Is 5th Globally to Finish "Chipper" CrossFit Challenge

The CrossFit Regionals are underway as athletes from across the globe compete for the title of "Fittest on Earth" and one of the Connecticut participants is just became the fifth woman in the world to finish one... »

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