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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... »

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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New Haven Homeowner Shoots Alleged Burglar Outside Home

New Haven Homeowner Shoots Alleged Burglar Outside Home

A suspected burglar was shot trying to enter a home on Pine Street in New Haven Monday morning, according to New Haven police.

Stolen Car Ends up Submerged in Icy Milford Pond

Stolen Car Ends up Submerged in Icy Milford Pond

A rescue operation is underway after a car went through the ice of a Milford pond on Sunday.

Sunny Skies for Monday with a Wintry Mix on Tuesday

Sunny Skies for Monday with a Wintry Mix on Tuesday

Expect a clear and chilly night with temperatures falling back into the teens for most locations. Some of the valley locations could experience single digit temperatures by morning.

Fire Destroys Wethersfield Home While Family is on Vacation

Fire Destroys Wethersfield Home While Family is on Vacation

A house in Wethersfield appears to be a total loss after a fire ripped through the home Sunday morning.

Black Vietnam Veterans Reflect on MLK's Anti-War Stance

Black Vietnam Veterans Reflect on MLK's Anti-War Stance

Martin Luther King, Jr. will be honored as one of the fathers of the civil rights movement on Monday. Many will focus on Selma or the Montgomery bus boycott, and not his opposition to the Vietnam War, as...

Drunk Man Caught Stealing Liquor Bottles From Clinton Home

Drunk Man Caught Stealing Liquor Bottles From Clinton Home

A drunk man was caught trying to steal liquor bottles from a Clinton home, police said.