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Millennials Drink Almost Half the Wine Bought in America

American millennials are buying more wine, which is helping to spur the wine industry, NBC News reported. The group, between the ages of 21 to 38, consumed almost 160 million cases, or 42 percent, of all... »

Jetpacks, Virtual Reality: Tech to Watch for in 2016

Jetpacks, Virtual Reality: Tech to Watch for in 2016

The world of technology is rife with opportunity, but which good ideas will become great devices in 2016? Here’s a look at the gadgets that could shape our lives in the months ahead. »

Full Moon to Light Santa's Way Christmas Day

Full Moon to Light Santa's Way Christmas Day

It's going to be a white Christmas this year – not necessarily with snow, but with bright moonlight. Christmas morning coincides with a full moon this year, NASA says. And according to The Weather Channel, it's... »

American Idol Winner, Trinity Grad to Perform in All-Star Christmas Show

American Idol Winner, Trinity Grad to Perform in All-Star Christmas Show

Two performers with Connecticut ties who have grown in popularity and reputation in the music industry over the past year are returning to the Nutmeg state to ring in the holidays with other all-star musicians. »

Christmas Stocking Weighs in as World's Largest

Christmas Stocking Weighs in as World's Largest

Santa may need more reindeer to haul the gifts required to fill what's been designated as the world's largest Christmas stocking. »

Holiday Music Events Benefit Community Soup Kitchen

Holiday Music Events Benefit Community Soup Kitchen

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra will hold a dinner and special performance to benefit the Community Soup kitchen in the city. The fourth oldest orchestra in the country will have a dinner prior to a... »

SoCal Artist Creates Real-Life Gingerbread House

SoCal Artist Creates Real-Life Gingerbread House

Many children join their parents in the building of a gingerbread house as Christmas draws near. The gumdrops have to be placed along the cookie roof, the icing has to mimic snow along the front path, and... »

Reindeer Sprinkles on Live Television

Oh, deer. When a reindeer visited NBC 7 News Midday Friday, he surprised the station's anchors on live television as only an animal can. As soon as Megan Tevrizian and Jason Austell introduced Rudy and... »

WATCH: Magic Trick Makes Orangutan Crack Up

WATCH: Magic Trick Makes Orangutan Crack Up

Turns out it doesn't take much to monkey around with an orangutan. That much is clear in a YouTube video posted Monday that's already been seen by over 500,000 people, according to TODAY. »

Hanukkah Doughnuts: All About Sufganiyot

Hanukkah Doughnuts: All About Sufganiyot

The eight days of Hanukkah are marked by song, prayer and of course, food — especially of the fried variety. The Jewish holiday, which this year begins at sunset on Dec. 6 and ends at nightfall Dec. »

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Penguin Plunge 2016
We're Freezin' For A Reason – for Special Olympics Connecticut! Join NBC Connecticut's “The Paddling Peacocks” at the Penguin Plunge in Farmington! Come on, take the plunge! Don't miss the opportunity to... Read more
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