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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 06:36 PM EDT

Eerie Pics Show Abandoned Disney Park 15 Years Later

Walt Disney World's first water park, Disney River Country, closed 25 years after debuting in 1976. It has remained shut for more than 15 years. »

Fidget Spinners, the Hit Toy That Spun Out of Nowhere

Stores can't keep them in stock. Parents are scrambling to find them. And some schools have banned them. The mania for fidget spinners — the 3-inch twirling gadgets taking over classrooms and cubicles —... »

How to Make a Black-Eyed Susan

The Black-Eyed Susan is the official drink of the Preakness. Find out how you can make one of your own while watching the race. »

Gin Blossoms Scheduled to Perform During Travelers Championship

Gin Blossoms Scheduled to Perform During Travelers Championship

The music lineup for the Travelers Championship in Cromwell in June has been released and the Gin Blossoms will be one of the acts. »

West Haven Restaurant Getting Nationwide Attention for Pizza Doughnut

A West Haven restaurant is capturing attention from across the country for its pizza doughnut and the owner of West End Bistro says it came to him in a dream about a month ago. »

The 'Donut Man' Draws Crowds to His Route 66 Shop

The 'Donut Man' Draws Crowds to His Route 66 Shop

Nearly every morning since 1972, Jim Nakano has started his day at his Glendora doughnut shop with a cup of coffee and a fresh buttermilk doughnut. The two in hand, he greets new and longtime customers as they... »

Third Show Added for Harry Potter Concert in Hartford

Third Show Added for Harry Potter Concert in Hartford

Music from one of the most popular film series in history will be coming to Hartford in November and ticket sales have been so popular that a third show was added. »

This Girl Loved a Burrito So Much She Took Wedding Photos With It

This Girl Loved a Burrito So Much She Took Wedding Photos With It

What if you loved a burrito so much you married it? A teenager in Loudoun County, Virginia, loved a burrito so much she had beautiful, backlit "wedding" photos taken with it. Her mother, a professional... »

How to Write a Good Mother's Day Card

You may not have decided on what to do for Mother's Day. But at least your mom can expect a card. Nearly 80 percent of Americans plan on purchasing greeting cards for the special women in their lives... »

NBC Connecticut On-Air Team Celebrates Their Mothers

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NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Serves More Than 3,000 People
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