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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

This New England Santa Stays St. Nick All Year Round
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This New England Santa Stays St. Nick All Year Round

In case you haven’t been told, Santa is real and he lives in Manchester, New Hampshire. Dan Greenleaf is the founder of the New England Santa Society and has been working professionally for decades. »

Free Shipping Day: More Than 1,000 Retailers Offer Deals Today
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Free Shipping Day: More Than 1,000 Retailers Offer Deals Today

Online retailers are spreading some some much-needed holiday cheer for late shoppers: Friday, Dec. 16, is free shipping day. More than 1,200 merchants are taking part in the offer that will ensure packages will... »

Toy Drive Collects Gifts Black Kids Can See Themselves In
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Toy Drive Collects Gifts Black Kids Can See Themselves In

An Ohio toy drive is seeking dolls and other toys specifically for African-American girls. Franklin County Children Services said many of the kids they serve rarely get gifts that look like them. »

Holiday Gift Wrap Guide: Tips For 3 Different Shapes
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Holiday Gift Wrap Guide: Tips For 3 Different Shapes

Your home may be stocked with gifts for your loved ones, coworkers -- and maybe even yourself, if you found killer Black Friday deals. Here's a guide on how to expertly wrap those gifts, whether the package is a... »

Family That Adopts 'Hospice Babies' Gets Christmas Surprise

Family That Adopts 'Hospice Babies' Gets Christmas Surprise

A Wisconsin family who has, since 2012, been adopting “hospice babies” — babies with life-limiting or terminal diagnoses — received a bit of holiday magic this year, courtesy of two charitable groups, the... »

Reddi-Wip Shortage Hits Right Before Holidays

Reddi-Wip Shortage Hits Right Before Holidays

You may need to make whipped cream the old fashioned way for your holiday dishes this year. The Chicago-based food manufacturer that makes the popular Reddi-wip, Conagra Brands, confirmed Monday they have only... »

What's Your State's Favorite Holiday Movie?
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What's Your State's Favorite Holiday Movie?

While each of us have our own holiday favorite, the state you live in might make you more likely to watch certain films, according a new report from CableTV.com. »

Obamas Light Final White House Hanukkah Menorah
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Obamas Light Final White House Hanukkah Menorah

President Barack Obama says Hanukkah is a reminder that of all the blessings enjoyed in the U.S., the most meaningful is freedom. Obama and the first lady hosted a pair of Hanukkah receptions, his final... »

Best Buy Workers Pitch in to Buy Kid a Wii U Console
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Best Buy Workers Pitch in to Buy Kid a Wii U Console

Heartwarming video of an employee at a Long Island electronics store giving a Nintendo console to a boy has gone viral. The act of kindness was captured at the Valley Stream Best Buy earlier this month... »

Paw-Rouette: Dog Named 'Pig' Dances Ballet in 'Mutt-Cracker'
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Paw-Rouette: Dog Named 'Pig' Dances Ballet in 'Mutt-Cracker'

Even casual dance fans have heard of the Christmastime classic "The Nutcracker," but what about "The Mutt-cracker?" The humane society fundraiser features a misshapen little mutt named "Pig" as the pirouetting... »

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Towns Cancel Memorial Day Events Amid Rainy Forecast
Towns Cancel Memorial Day Events Amid Rainy Forecast

Several towns are changing Memorial Day plans due to rainy weather.

Rain to Impact Memorial Day Plans
Rain to Impact Memorial Day Plans

NBC Connecticut Meteorologists are forecasting rain to develop early Monday morning and continue into the early afternoon hours.

Bridgeport Kidnapping Ends in Wallingford
Bridgeport Kidnapping Ends in Wallingford

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Hamden Steps Up Traffic Enforcement With New Initiative
Hamden Steps Up Traffic Enforcement With New Initiative

Hamden police are increasing traffic patrols in key areas as part of a new initiative to make their roads safer, according to the mayor.

Kushner Ties to Russia Questioned as Trump Cites Media 'Lies'
Kushner Ties to Russia Questioned as Trump Cites Media 'Lies'

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance...

Police Seek Car in Connection with Fatal Stratford Shooting
Police Seek Car in Connection with Fatal Stratford Shooting

Stratford police are investigating after deadly shooting on Garibaldi Avenue Saturday night, and are looking to identify a vehicle whose occupants may have been involved.