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Firecracker 5K In Brentwood A Source Of Inspiration

The goal of a race is to finish first — at least that is the way we’ve been taught. Today, Rick Dayton was in Brentwood for the Firecracker 5K, where he learned a lot from a woman who finished last.

07/04/2013

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Best Places To See Fireworks In Pittsburgh

Refer to this list for some of the best fireworks shows in the Pittsburgh area.

06/21/2013

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Best 4th Of July Parties In Pittsburgh

If you’re tired of the typical ho-hum neighborhood fireworks show, celebrate America’s independence with these 4th of July parties sure to set off your nightlife with a bang.

06/20/2013

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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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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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Free and Affordable Pittsburgh for 6/29: Free 4th Fun and More!

By Rachel Booth With the 4th of July falling on Wednesday this year, it creates a super-long celebration, starting this weekend! On this week’s Free & Affordable Pittsburgh segment on Pittsburgh Today Live, we’re talking […]

06/28/2012

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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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10 Red, White & Blue Food Ideas

America’s traditional colors are red, white and blue, and you can take your Fourth of July picnic, barbeque or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day themed cuisine! All of these easy-to-make […]

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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Pirates To Honor Military & Veterans On July 4th

There is plenty going on in Pittsburgh this Fourth of July holiday and now the Pirates are joining in with a salute to members of military and veterans.

06/25/2011

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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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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