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Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 06:52 PM EST

Beware of New Pyramid Schemes on Popular Social Media Sites

It’s the latest version of an age-old scheme. One person invests $150, recruits 14 other people into the group and then walks away with $1,200. Each member of the group works their way to the big prize... »

What Stores Are Open Christmas Day?

Only a handful of retailers will actually be open on Christmas Day with most closing for the holiday Monday. But a number of stores will be open Dec. 23 and Christmas Eve for shoppers. »

Got a Toy That Can Spy? Here's How to Know

The toys your kids unwrap this Christmas could invite hackers into your home. That Grinch-like warning comes from the FBI, which said earlier this year that toys connected to the internet could be a target for... »

Winterfest Hartford Extended at Bushnell Park to Jan. 7

NBC Connecticut is Connecting You to Joy with Winterfest Hartford! »

Restaurants Offer Gift Card Deals for the Holidays

Restaurants Offer Gift Card Deals for the Holidays

Many popular chain restaurants are offering deals to entice customers to purchase gift cards for the holidays. »

Santa With Surfboard Celebrates Brazil's 1st Day of Summer

Santa With Surfboard Celebrates Brazil's 1st Day of Summer

Santa Claus has shed his suit and grabbed his surfboard to celebrate the first day of summer in Brazil at the famed Copacabana beach. Actor Paulo Mourao, with a white beard and a Santa hat, greeted children and... »

Cookies for Santa: A Breakdown of Christmas Calories

Between holiday parties, baking cookies for Santa, and office treats, the holidays can be a time for celebration through food. But do you know how many calories you are actually consuming with those holiday... »

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