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United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

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Higher Gas Prices And Heavy Traffic Predicted For July 4 Weekend

AAA predicts two records this week: the most July 4 holiday road trips in seven years and the highest July Fourth Holiday gas prices in six years.

06/30/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Ask A Boston Bar Manager: The July 4th Party-Themed Craft Beer Line-Up

Chris Sheridan, Beverage Manager of Wilcox Hospitality Group shares his thoughts on the best craft brews for 4th of July-themed events.

06/21/2014

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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

06/17/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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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

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Daily Talker: What’s Your Message To The Military On Independence Day?

Celebrating Independence Day. We often hear from members of the armed services on big national holidays when they send personal greetings home to their families. But what would you like of military to know on July 4th?

07/04/2013

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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

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