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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

File photo of Joey Chestnut at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Joey Chestnut Wins 7th Hot Dog Eating Contest With Record 69 Dogs In 10 Minutes

Joey Chestnut has downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the annual Coney Island hot dog eating contest.

07/04/2013

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4th Of July Forecast: Thunderstorm Threat To Decrease Through Week

Optimism is growing for the weather on the Fourth of July.

07/01/2013

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Boston Area’s Best Places To See Fireworks

Celebrate America’s Independence day in the tradition of Boston. Waterfront barges, bands and bonfires; New England knows how to bring the most spectacular hair-raising, awe-inspiring and historical events to its harbors.

06/21/2013

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Best 4th Of July Parties Around Boston

There are a bevy of parties and get-togethers happening in and around the city, from the big and small, great and tall. Here are just a few of the places to be this July 4th.

06/20/2013

Susan Tedeschi (bottom left, clockwise), Howie Day, Ayla Brown, Ellis Hall

Meet The Artists Performing At This Year’s Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

The lineup of performers for this year’s Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular includes an eclectic list of local talent.

06/17/2013

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Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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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 […]

06/13/2013

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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 […]

06/12/2013

(L) Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26 (Photo courtesy: Lowell Sun). (R) Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19 (FBI Photo)

Boston Bombing Suspects Originally Planned 4th Of July Attack

The brothers who allegedly carried out the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line had originally planned an attack on July 4th.

05/02/2013

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