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Behind The Fireworks – Interview With Producer Of Country’s Largest Fireworks Display

Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.

06/18/2012

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Deadliest Day For Teenage Drivers Just Around The Corner

A survey of crash data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds July 4th is the deadliest day for teens to be out on the roads.

06/11/2012

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The Roots To Headline 2012 Wawa Welcome America Celebration

The city of Philadelphia announced the entertainment line-up for the Wawa Welcome America celebration, marking America’s birthday.

04/27/2012

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Philadelphia July 4th Fireworks Too Late For Youngsters, Some Complain

“There’s no reason why they can’t do it at 9, when it gets dark,” says one woman we spoke with.

07/07/2011

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Hundreds Gather For Annual Pops Concert In Front Of Independence Hall

Some sat in lawn chairs, others on blankets and many just stood waving the American flag while they listened to the patriotic sounds of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops.

07/04/2011

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Philadelphia Police Say Security Will Be Tight For 4th Of July

“Everything this year is the 10th Anniversary year of 9/11, so obviously, there’s heightened awareness,” Commissioner Charles Ramsey says.

07/01/2011

Stigall Show Log 6.30.11

Chris reviews President Obama’s press conference yesterday, talks to former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton about the intervention in Libya, Gerri Willis, host of the Willis Report on FOX Business Channel and to Comedian Joe Piscopo about the opening of Club Piscopo at Resorts in Atlantic City.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/30/2011

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Flier Prohibiting The Hanging Of Flags In Burlington County Apartment Complex Stirs Up Controversy

As people in the New Amsterdam Apartments in Marlton prepare for the 4th of July, red, white and blue started popping up around the complex. That was until a flyer prohibiting the hanging of flags or signs was delivered to mailboxes Friday.

06/27/2011

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Part 2: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, Modern

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

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Listen Live! CBS Radio Special July 4th Programming

Listen live to special Fourth of July programming at these CBS radio stations wherever you are across the country. Whether you’re looking for summer favorites or country classics, there’s a weekend-long playlist for you and […]

06/13/2011

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]

06/13/2011

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Part 1: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, The Classics

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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‘The Roots’ Will Headline Philadelphia’s July 4th Festivities Once Again

But there will be lots of other acts involved in a the show as well, including Earth, Wind & Fire; Michael McDonald; Estelle; Sara Bareilles; and DJ Jazzy Jeff.

04/12/2011

Philadelphia Celebrates the Birth of the Nation

by KYW’s Hadas Kuznits Philadelphia is where the country’s forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, and folks say there’s nothing like being here during Independence Day.

07/04/2010

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