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Busy July 4th Holiday Kicks Off With Three Rivers Regatta

It’s going to be a busy Fourth of July holiday around Downtown Pittsburgh, and it all starts this weekend with the opening of the Three Rivers Regatta.

06/30/2012

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State Police To Ramp Up DUI Patrols Before Holiday

Law enforcement officials from six states are joining forces and they all have the same message: do not drink and drive.

06/29/2012

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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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EQT Three Rivers Regatta!

It’s the 35th Anniversary of the EQT Three Rivers Regatta June 30th through July 4th! It’s the tri-state’s largest summertime event!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/14/2012

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Pittsburgh Hosts Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Regional Competition

Sixty-eight hot dogs in 10 minutes! That’s the world record in Nathan’s Fourth of July competition on Coney Island.

06/13/2012

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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 […]

06/13/2012

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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 […]

06/13/2012

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Crowds Keep Cool On Memorial Day

If you were out and about today, it almost looked like the Fourth of July – not Memorial Day. Temperatures were close to 90 degrees in downtown Pittsburgh.

05/28/2012

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300,000 Enjoy Fourth Of July Fireworks Downtown

There are plenty of Fourth of July activities taking place in downtown Pittsburgh Monday.

07/04/2011

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Canonsburg Chairs Decked Out For Independence Day

With thousands of marchers and tens of thousands of spectators, Canonsburg hosts the state’s second largest Fourth of July parade.

07/04/2011

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Wounded Police Officer Honored At Brentwood Parade

A local community gave a wounded police officer a hero’s welcome and tribute. Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak was shot three times in the line of duty in April. Today, he was the grand marshal of the annual Fourth of July parade in Brentwood.

07/04/2011

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Thousands Celebrate Fourth Of July In Pittsburgh

From sea to shining sea, Americans are celebrating the nation’s 235th birthday. In Pittsburgh, that means boat races, concerts, baseball games, food and fireworks.

07/04/2011

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Fourth Of July Closings

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, there are some closings and adjustments in effect.

07/04/2011

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Farming Tradition Celebrated At Big Butler Fair

The Big Butler Fair has been coming around, and around, and around for 156 years. For Fourth of July fun and games, not to mention corn dogs, many seek the midway as their annual summer escape.

07/01/2011

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Guide To The Three Rivers Regatta

The Three Rivers Regatta will transform parts of Point State Park into beach-front property and the banks of the Allegheny River and the North Show into an observation deck for race-watching and fireworks. We put together this guide for all the festivities!

07/01/2011

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