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Incredibles 2 is back after 14 years! Friday night fun and weekend events to look forward to

Incredibles 2 is back after 14 years!  Renee DiNino of The River 105.9 Friday night fun and weekend events to look forward to.  Click here to see Renee's Weekend Blog.

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Better Food

Fact or Fiction: healthy food and drink edition

Registered Dietitian Dana White is challenging us with some myths and facts about what we eat and drink.  Click here to learn more about Dana.

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Better Safety

Prevent identity theft at Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union's event: Shred It

It's important to make sure any paperwork with account numbers and personal information gets put in the right place.  Shredding those papers and bills is a good way to prevent identity theft.  Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union is hosting Shred It, an event that the community can come to and shred documents.  It's happening Saturday June 16 from 9am-12pm.  Click here for locations.   

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Better Laughs

Comedian Gerald Kelly and his sons in 'Studio B'

Gerald Kelly is appearing at The Hartford Funny Bone this weekend on what's known as "Gerald Kelly's Father & Sons Comedy Tour."  Click here for details and ticket information.

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Better Food

Learn how to use yogurt to marinate chicken for a delicious meal!

Grilling season is officially here! We're learning how to make a unique marinade.  Heidi Harkopf is showing us how to use yogurt to marinate chicken for a fantastic grilled chicken dish.  Click here to see more ways to incorporate dairy into your diet.

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Better Pets

What you need to know about ticks and your pets

Ticks are not only creepy and gross, they can cause serious problems for people and pets.  Dr. Andrea Dennis of the Bloomfield Animal Hospital has more information for us.  Click here to learn more about Dr. Dennis and her practice.  

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Better Entertainment

Check out the new game show coming to TV!

If you like game shows, you'll love the new one coming to The Game Show Network.  It's called America Says.  Host, John Michael Higgins tells us more about how it works.  You can watch weekdays at 5:00.

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Today's Headlines

National flip flop day, Renee Zellweger to play Judy Garland, hot dog art

National flip flop day, Renee Zellweger to play Judy Garland, hot dog art...all that and more in today's headlines.

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Better Living

Trendy outdoor furniture

Summers are precious in New England, we visited New England Patio and Hearth to see what’s trending in outdoor furniture so you can make the most out of your summer.  Click here to see more.

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3 Things

Finding the perfect graduation and wedding gift

Motivational speaker Michael Miller is sharing advice on finding the right gifts for graduates or couples about to get married.  Click here to learn more about Michael.

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Today's Headlines

CT troops leave for Asia, TV diagnosis, Angelina Jolie's custody battle, and a royal family update

CT troops leave for Asia, TV diagnosis, Angelina Jolie's custody battle, and a royal family update...all that and more in today's headlines!

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Better People

Our interview with Gayle King

Scot had a chance to interview CBS This Morning Co-Anchor and former WFSB Co-worker, Gayle King!  Today she’s telling us about a getaway you can go on with her and Oprah!  Click here for details.

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Better People

Get to know Gretchen Carlson

From becoming Miss America to her involvement in the “Me Too” movement, Gretchen Carlson shares her musical past and her future show on TV!  

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Better E\vents

Learn more about the 12th Annual Petit Family Foundation Golf Tournament

This year marks the 12th year for the Petit Family Foundation Golf Tournament.  Proceeds from the event will help the foundation reach $1 Million.  It’s being held on Monday, click here for more details. 

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Better Living

Fixing the bags under your eyes for good!

Stanislaw Plastic Surgery Center in Avon helps a local woman fix the bags under her eyes for good! Click here for more.

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Better Books

Kerry Kennedy tells us about new book about her father Robert Kennedy

Kerry Kennedy tell us about new book about her father Robert Kennedy and his influence on the famous and not so famous. You can find Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope at your favorite bookstore. 

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Better Food

Chef Kevin Cousin shares his favorite recipe

Chef Kevin Cousin of Tosca Restaurant in Suffield shares his favorite recipe. Click here for more.

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Better Books

Tim Hollister shares teen driving safety tips

Tim Hollister shares teen driving tips in his new book after losing his son in a car crash. Find Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving at your favorite bookstore.  

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Better Living

Check out the largest garden center in New England!

Scot Haney checks out the largest garden center in New England. The Garden Barn in located Vernon. Click here for more.

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Better Living

Father’s Day gift ideas with ‘The Pop Insider’

Tap into dad’s inner child with these gift suggestions from ‘The Pop Insider’. Click here for more!

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Better People

“More Than Pink Walk” is happening this weekend!

CEO of Komen New England Lori Van Dam gives an update on the upcoming “More Than Pink Walk” . Click here for more.

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Better Laughs

Comedian Lavell Crawford joins us!

Comedian Lavell Crawford will be performing this weekend at the Hartford Funny Bone. Click here for more.

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Better Entertainment

Looking for a new show? Joan Lunden shows us what show to binge watch this summer!

Looking for a new show? Joan Lunden shows us what show to binge watch this summer! Click here for more. 

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Better Weekends

There’s great ways to spend your weekend!

Renee DiNino is showing us some of the movies that are coming out this weekend and events you might want to go to!

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Better Living

If you still need a gift for dad we have some suggestions!

Father’s Day is just around the corner and we gifts for every type of dad! Limor Suss show's us some suggestions. Click here for more. 

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Better Food

Jocelyn Ruggiero shows us a breakfast recipe

It’s the most important meal of the day! Jocelyn Ruggiero is the founder of Foodie Fatale and shoe’s here to show us a great breakfast recipe! Clock here for more. 

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3 Cares

Dress for Success Hartford hosts Capital Catwalk

Check out the best moments from the Capitol Catwalk which helps raise money for Dress For Success.

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Better Fitness

Trainer Nicole Goldschmidt provides hope for new moms to get back to pre-baby weight

Trainer Nicole Goldschmidt with MELT Fitness explains to new moms how she lost 60 pounds the right way after giving birth. To learn more about MELT Fitness, click here or go on Facebook.

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Better Hair

Blades Salon shows us how to help renew your hair for the warmer weather

Blades Salon in Old Wethersfield teaches us how to help renew your hair for the warmer weather following a long, hard winter. For more information, either visit the salon, check its Facebook page and Instagram.

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Better Food

West Street Grill whips up a delicious white bean salad

West Street Grill co-owner James O'Shea shows us how to make a tasty white bean salad. For more information and an outstanding meal, check out the company's website here.

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Today's Headlines

Scot's vacation, celebrity commencement speakers, Simon Cowell without a phone?

Scot's vacation, celebrity commencement speakers, Simon Cowell without a phone and much more! 

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    6.15.18 Halal style chicken marinade

    6.15.18 Halal style chicken marinade

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:38:07 GMT
    Halal style chicken marinade Recipe provided by:  Blogger: A Family Feast Blogger Ingredients: 2½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs 1½ cups full-fat Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon finely ground fresh garlic Zest of one lemon (but not the juice) 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander Instructions Remove all visible fat from thighs and cut into one-inch...More >
    Halal style chicken marinade Recipe provided by:  Blogger: A Family Feast Blogger Ingredients: 2½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs 1½ cups full-fat Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon finely ground fresh garlic Zest of one lemon (but not the juice) 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander Instructions Remove all visible fat from thighs and cut into one-inch...More >
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    6.4.18 Salade Nicoise

    6.4.18 Salade Nicoise

    Monday, June 4 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-06-04 20:00:23 GMT

    The Salade Nicoise recipe is provided by Laura Grimmer of The Perfect Pear.

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    The Salade Nicoise recipe is provided by Laura Grimmer of The Perfect Pear.

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    5.30 Buffalo Chicken Tacos

    5.30 Buffalo Chicken Tacos

    Thursday, May 31 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-31 18:30:25 GMT
    Buffalo Chicken Tacos Recipe provided by: Victoria Ward Ingredients: 6 chicken breasts Hot wing sauce of your choice or home made 4 cups of Shredded cabbage 1 stalk of celery julienne 1 whole white onion julienne 2 cups of shredded carrots or julienne Garlic salt Olive oil Salt and pepper Crumbled Gorgonzola tortillas Instructions: Season chicken with garlic salt, salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Place on grill. When chicken is half way done, coat wit...More >
    Buffalo Chicken Tacos Recipe provided by: Victoria Ward Ingredients: 6 chicken breasts Hot wing sauce of your choice or home made 4 cups of Shredded cabbage 1 stalk of celery julienne 1 whole white onion julienne 2 cups of shredded carrots or julienne Garlic salt Olive oil Salt and pepper Crumbled Gorgonzola tortillas Instructions: Season chicken with garlic salt, salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Place on grill. When chicken is half way done, coat wit...More >