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Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:55 AM EDT

MTV Video Music Awards 2016: Red Carpet Looks

Take a peek at stars strutting their stuff on the red carpet at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016. »

7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees

7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees

There's no better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with a Slurpee, and on Monday it won't cost you a thing. To celebrate July 11 — or 7-Eleven Day — the convenience chain will be giving away their signature... »

More Than 250 Vendors Take Part in Sailfest

More Than 250 Vendors Take Part in Sailfest

Sailfest, sponsored in part by NBC Connecticut, means more than 250 vendors this weekend in New London, along with the tall ship Mystic Whaler. On Saturday night, it means fireworks. »

Sailfest Comes to New London July 8-10

Sailfest Comes to New London July 8-10

Join NBC Connecticut at Sailfest from July 8-10 in historic New London. »

Hold the Burgers: Meatless July 4 Grilling Ideas

Hold the Burgers: Meatless July 4 Grilling Ideas

The Fourth of July barbecue doesn't always have to be about hot dogs and burgers. The holiday is a great excuse to fire up the grill and throw on some tasty veggies that will make you forget about the standard... »

Misty Copeland Talks Breaking Barriers

Misty Copeland Talks Breaking Barriers

It's been one year since Misty Copeland leaped over barriers to become American Ballet Theatre's first black female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history. In an interview with "Sunday Today"... »

McDonald's Expands All-Day Breakfast Menu

McDonald's Expands All-Day Breakfast Menu

When McDonald's launched a limited all-day breakfast menu in the fall, stores offered sandwiches made with either English muffins or biscuits depending on local preferences. Now, the company says U.S. »

Decked Out for Fourth of July

Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous... »

CT Couple Selected for International Dance Competition

CT Couple Selected for International Dance Competition

A Connecticut couple could become the new world champions in ballroom dancing. »

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