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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

CBS Tampa–06/17/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?

01/13/2014

Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, stand with the family's legal counsel, Benjamin Crump. (Photo by PAULA BUSTAMANTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Mother: ‘Use My Broken Heart’

The mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin is telling a National Urban League gathering in Philadelphia to use her story, tragedy and broken heart to stop the same thing from happening to another child.

07/26/2013

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Lightning Fall to the Flyers 2-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tom Sestito scored his first two goals in three years to lead the Philadelphia Flyers over the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Tuesday night. Ilya Bryzgalov made 21 saves, shutting down the […]

98.7 The Fan–02/05/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

Don DiCicco #58 of the Chicago Bears holds a bag of ice on his head after an injury during the game  against the Atlanta Falcons at Soldier Field on September 11, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

More Players Join NFL Concussion Suits; File in PA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A third lawsuit has been filed in Philadelphia by retired NFL players over brain injuries allegedly caused by on-field concussions, a week before U.S. judges decide whether to consolidate similar cases filed around the country.

CBS Tampa–01/19/2012

Cinderella's Castle in Disney World (Photo Credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN / AFP / Getty Images)

Judge: Mom Who Went To Disney In Kidnap Hoax Faces Stiff Sentence

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge says a suburban Philadelphia mother who staged a hoax carjacking before flying to Disney World should expect a “significant” prison term for swindling huge sums of money from her ex-boss […]

01/05/2012

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