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Friday, Feb 3, 2017

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

Introducing NBC Connecticut's new consumer unit, NBC Connecticut Responds. It's our new commitment to viewers. No call, email or question to our consumer hotline will go unanswered when it comes to your consumer...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018

Does Connecticut Owe You Money? How to Find it and Claim It

Does Connecticut Owe You Money? How to Find it and Claim It

The State of Connecticut is holding onto more than $750 million in unclaimed property. More than 1.4 million people and businesses are owed money from sources such as forgotten bank accounts, utility deposits...

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

Tips to Avoid Scams When Buying a Puppy

Tips to Avoid Scams When Buying a Puppy

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

Higganum Woman’s Check Cashed Three Times

Higganum Woman’s Check Cashed Three Times

A Higganum woman turned to NBC Connecticut Responds when a check she wrote wound up cashed and cleared by her bank three times.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018

Hackers Target Avon Couple's Cell Phone Service

Hackers Target Avon Couple's Cell Phone Service

Hackers were able to get account information belonging to an Avon couple.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018

Tracking Your Tax Refund

Tracking Your Tax Refund

This time of year, many Connecticut residents are keeping a close eye on their mailboxes for that all-important tax refund. But what do you do if it doesn’t show up?

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

Follow These Tips to Avoid Tax Scams

Follow These Tips to Avoid Tax Scams

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

6 Steps to Choosing the Right Mechanic

6 Steps to Choosing the Right Mechanic

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

Know This Before Signing Up For Gym Membership

Know This Before Signing Up For Gym Membership

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Oak Hill: Empowering People With Disabilities In Connecticut

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' This April 28
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' This April 28

NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28.

In Congress, Macron Argues for Globalism Over Nationalism
In Congress, Macron Argues for Globalism Over Nationalism

After two days of friendly meetings with President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday took Trump's worldview to task in a rare address to a joint session of Congress. France and...