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Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 12:21 PM EDT

United States Coast Guard Band Performance to Include Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture'

The United States Coast Guard is tuning their trumpets and warming up the woodwinds for a concert in New London later Sunday afternoon. »

Local Pizza Place is Top Family Friendly Restaurant

Local Pizza Place is Top Family Friendly Restaurant

A Manchester pizza place has snagged a spot on the list of top-10 family friendly restaurants in the country. »

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. »

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. »

'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... »

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. »

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. »

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