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Connecticut Vietnam Veterans to Be Honored at Two-Day Event

Members of the public are invited to honor New England Vietnam veterans and remember the fallen at a two-day event in East Granby next weekend. »

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"

The Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary has included new words that will have some people saying “WTF.” The company announced Tuesday it has added 1,700 new terms, many of which are influenced by the internet... »

Connecticut Beaches Expected to Be Packed Memorial Day Weekend

Connecticut Beaches Expected to Be Packed Memorial Day Weekend

It's expected to be a busy day at Connecticut's beaches as temperatures are on the climb Memorial Day weekend and the state's campgrounds are full too. »

CT Woman Is 5th Globally to Finish "Chipper" CrossFit Challenge

CT Woman Is 5th Globally to Finish "Chipper" CrossFit Challenge

The CrossFit Regionals are underway as athletes from across the globe compete for the title of "Fittest on Earth" and one of the Connecticut participants is just became the fifth woman in the world to finish one... »

Connecticut Native Competes for Top Spot on "The Voice"

Connecticut Native Competes for Top Spot on "The Voice"

Tuesday night on NBC's "The Voice" will be the telling moment for Newtown native Sawyer Fredericks, 16, who will find out on tonight's season finale whether he won the singing competition. »

Cannes: "Dheepan" Wins Palme d'Or

Cannes: "Dheepan" Wins Palme d'Or

Jacques Audiard's immigrant drama "Dheepan" has won the Palme d'Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival. »

Cannes' Palme d'Or Celebrates 60th Birthday

Cannes' Palme d'Or Celebrates 60th Birthday

As the Palme d'Or sits in its cushioned box awaiting Sunday's Cannes winner, the film festival's top prize might be taking stock of its own lifetime of achievements — on this, its 60th birthday. »

George Takei Coming to ConnectiCon

George Takei Coming to ConnectiCon

George Takei is coming back to Connecticut and will be one of the featured speakers at ConnectiCon this summer. »

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Nik Wallenda Makes 80-Foot-High Tightrope Walk at Foxwoods

A month after walking the 400-foot Orlando Eye untethered, renowned daredevil acrobat and Guinness Book of World Records holder Nik Wallenda completed another dangerous feat in Connecticut. »

New Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Burger Includes Hot Dog, Chips

New Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Burger Includes Hot Dog, Chips

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are cramming a summer cookout into one burger. The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay’s potato... »

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