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Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 02:37 PM EDT

Wicked Cyclone Roller Coaster Will Have the Adrenaline Pumping

If you like things that go wicked high and wicked fast, you’ll be excited about the “Wicked Cyclone.” »

'Ice Bucket Challenge' Raising Money, Awareness

'Ice Bucket Challenge' Raising Money, Awareness

The "Ice Bucket Challenge" is raising awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS, and a spokesperson for the the association tells NBC News donations are pouring in. »

Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students

Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students

From smart watches to tablet convertibles and a Kindle to download your textbooks, here's what you should know about back to school gear now on the market. »

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Zoo Animals Given Thousands of Squished Bananas After Fruit Truck Flips on Highway

Talk about not letting roadkill go to waste. The elephants, giraffes and bears at the Oakland Zoo got to nosh on African jackfruit and bananas Wednesday thanks to a overturned big rig that dumped 60,000... »

It’s National Chicken Wing Day

It’s National Chicken Wing Day

National Chicken Wing Day has apparently been a thing since 1977, and it’s a great excuse to dine in or take out from your favorite wing place. »

Back to School Tech Gear: 10 Hot Gadgets for Students

Back to School Tech Gear: 10 Hot Gadgets for Students

From tablet convertibles to smart watches and battery charging phone cases, here's a list of top back to school electronics for the season. »

Head to the Mystic Art Festival This Weekend

Head to the Mystic Art Festival This Weekend

Artists will be filling the streets of Mystic this weekend for the 57th annual Mystic Outdoor Arts Festival. »

Shoreline Wine Festival Returns to Connecticut

Shoreline Wine Festival Returns to Connecticut

The annual Shoreline Wine Festival will be making its return to Connecticut. The 8th annual event takes place on Aug. 16 and 17. »

Free Admission at Science Center for Hartford Residents

Free Admission at Science Center for Hartford Residents

The Connecticut Science Center will once again be partnering with the Hartford Public Library this summer to make science learning available to Hartford residents for free through the month of August. »

Dispatch, Allen Stone and Family Fun at Gathering of the Vibes' Last Day

Dispatch, Allen Stone and Family Fun at Gathering of the Vibes' Last Day

If you grew up in the era of Woodstock or simply love music, camping, and the Grateful Dead, Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport may be your jam. »

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