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Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 04:37 PM EST

Peeps-Flavored Oreo Cookies Debut Ahead of Easter Holiday

Move over peanut butter and jelly, a new flavor fusion is sweetening up store shelves. Oreo and Peeps have joined forces for “Peeps Oreo Sandwich Cookies.” »

CMTA Boat Show Docks in Hartford Feb. 9-12

CMTA Boat Show Docks in Hartford Feb. 9-12

It may be cold outside, but you can think summer as the Hartford Boat Show cruises into town. »

McDonald’s to Give Away 10,000 Bottles of Big Mac Sauce

McDonald's is giving away 10,000 bottles of its Big Mac sauce to celebration its new Mac Jr. and Grand Mac sizes. »

Honoring MLK, from Services to Activism

Honoring MLK, from Services to Activism

Cities and towns honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today. All events listed are scheduled for Monday unless otherwise noted. »

'Hamilton' Doubles Number of Daily Lottery Tickets

'Hamilton' Doubles Number of Daily Lottery Tickets

The renowned Broadway hit "Hamilton: An American Musical" has doubled the number of available tickets for its daily lottery. »

Alcohol-Sensing Chip Bags Take on Super Sunday Drunken Driving

Alcohol-Sensing Chip Bags Take on Super Sunday Drunken Driving

The company says the alcohol sensor will turn a symbol on the bag red if alcohol is detected, while staying green if none is. »

Olive Garden Unveils Latest 'Never Ending' Deal

Olive Garden Unveils Latest 'Never Ending' Deal

Olive Garden is bringing back its “never ending” pasta deal, except this time, it’s upping the ante. »

Coffee and a Slice? 7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

Coffee and a Slice? 7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover pizza for the first meal of the day with traditional breakfast foods. »

Your State's Favorite Netflix Original Series Is ...

Your State's Favorite Netflix Original Series Is ...

If you ever found yourself hunkering down under a blanket at home weathering some type of storm, be it physical or emotional, you've probably turned to Netflix for solace at some point. So which binge-worthy series was most likely to be streaming in neighborhoods near you? Cable TV looked at state data from Google Trends in 2016 to identify the top Netflix original series for each state. »

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