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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Cancer Patient, 4, Collects 3K Toys for Hospital Pals
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Cancer Patient, 4, Collects 3K Toys for Hospital Pals

A 4-year-old cancer patient from Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley who was sent home for the holidays wanted to get gifts for the friends she left behind at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Now, Jillian... »

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... »

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... »

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Record-Breaking Heat to Welcome Autumn
Record-Breaking Heat to Welcome Autumn

Sunday's heat was record-breaking in the Hartford area, reaching 90 degrees at Bradley International Airport, breaking the previous record for the day of 89 degrees, recorded in 1959.

Route 8 North Closed in Shelton Due to Serious Crash
Route 8 North Closed in Shelton Due to Serious Crash

Route 8 north is closed near exit 13 in Shelton due to a serious accident involving a motorcycle, according to Connecticut State Police.

Man Accused of Shooting Woman and 2 NHPD Officers in Custody
Man Accused of Shooting Woman and 2 NHPD Officers in Custody

A man accused of shooting two police officers and a woman during to a domestic dispute on Elm Street in New Haven, prompting a SWAT response and evacuations in the neighborhood Saturday, is in custody, according...

Hartford Quadruple Shooting Was Drug Related: Police
Hartford Quadruple Shooting Was Drug Related: Police

One person is dead and another critically injured after a quadruple shooting on Albany Avenue in Hartford Saturday.

NFL Players Kneel After Trump Calls for Firing, Boycott
NFL Players Kneel After Trump Calls for Firing, Boycott

President Donald Trump's comments about owners firing players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as more than 100 players...

Help Hurricane Maria Survivors; NBC CT/Big Y/Red Cross Drive
Help Hurricane Maria Survivors; NBC CT/Big Y/Red Cross Drive

Together with Big Y and the American Red Cross, NBC is proud to connect you with a way to help. From now until September 23, you can make a monetary donation at any Big Y Supermarket.