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Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 01:20 PM EDT

25 Pet-Friendly Colleges in America

Heading off to college for the first time and leaving the comforts of home can be a difficult transition. And for students leaving an animal companion behind, the move can feel even more difficult. While... »

Coke Zero is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

Coke Zero is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

Coca-Cola is giving "Coke Zero" a new name, a new look and a new recipe. The new beverage is "Coca-Cola Zero Sugar" and it'll replace "Coke Zero." The company says the new name is intended to make it... »

Yard Goats to Host 'What If' Night on Thursday

Yard Goats to Host 'What If' Night on Thursday

The Hartford Yard Goats will become the Praying Mantis for one night. On Thursday, July 27, the Goats will host "What If" night celebrating the name Praying Mantis, one of the five finalists when the team... »

Wags to Riches: Rescue Dogs Living the Good Life

Wags to Riches: Rescue Dogs Living the Good Life

Which Instagram celebrity has garnered 2.1 million followers, gone backstage at a Demi Lovato concert, and snapped a picture with Taylor Swift at a Grammy Awards after-party? Marnie the Dog. Instagram-famous... »

Tom Sawyer With A Revolver? Twain House Has Live 'Clue' Game

Tom Sawyer With A Revolver? Twain House Has Live 'Clue' Game

Was it Tom Sawyer in Samuel Clemens' billiard room with a revolver?  The Mark Twain House and Museum in Connecticut is offering a unique tour of the historical home, based on the board game... »

Places to Celebrate National Chicken Wing Day in Connecticut
Michael Kors Buying Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion

Michael Kors Buying Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion

American fashion brand Michael Kors is buying luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.2 billion (896 million pounds). »

Pet-o-nomics: The Cost of Owning a Dog or Cat

Pet-o-nomics: The Cost of Owning a Dog or Cat

Dogs are known to help reduce stress and teach family members lessons in responsibility — but dog ownership demands fiscal responsibility, too. The costs of bringing an animal into your home go far beyond... »

Unique Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher Items on Display at Comic-Con

An auction house is showcasing some unique personal items belonging to Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher. The items will go to auction on Sept. 23. »

Guns N’ Roses Tour Is Coming to Hartford

Guns N’ Roses Tour Is Coming to Hartford

Hartford will be one of the stops rock band Guns n’ Roses will make during the 2017 Not in This Lifetime tour. »

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'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
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