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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

Dodgers fans will get  a little taste of Philly during the team's four-game homestand. (Photo courtesy: LA Dodgers)

Philly Cheesesteak-Style Hot Dog To Debut At Dodger Stadium

The famed Dodger Dog is about to get a little cheesy.

04/21/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

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

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Can The Chargers Ground The Eagles?

After a heart-breaking 31-28 loss to the Houston Texans Monday evening in the season opener, the San Diego Chargers turn their attention to the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday for a short-week matchup.

09/11/2013

Michael Young #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies stands on second base after hitting an RBI single scoring teammate Roger Bernadina #3 during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 30, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  (credit: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Dodgers Get Michael Young In Trade With Phillies

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired infielder Michael Young from Philadelphia, picking up a playoff veteran for their potential postseason run.

09/01/2013

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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

PHILADELPHIA, PA - August 15 :  Andrew Bynum #33 of the Philadelphia 76ers greets the fans during a press conference after being traded from the Los Angeles Lakers on August 15, 2012 at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE  (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bynum Greeted Like A Rock Star When He Arrived To Philadelphia

He heard the roar from hundreds of Philadelphia 76ers fans chanting “An-drew By-num! An-drew By-num!” the moment he stepped into the National Constitution Center.

08/15/2012

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Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Undergoes Unknown Surgery

The Lakers have confirmed that Jerry Buss, long-time owner of the team, underwent surgery on Thursday. The team did not elaborate on the details, except to say that the surgery went well, and that Buss, 78, is expected to make a full recovery.

08/11/2012

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Cerritos Man, 21, Collapses Dead At Finish Line Of Philly Marathon

A Cerritos man was one of two runners who collapsed and died of apparent heart attacks during the Philadelphia marathon, police said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2011

"Jackass" cast member Ryan Dunn died June 20, 2011 of injuries sustained in a fiery car crash. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

‘Jackass’ Star Ryan Dunn Dies At 34

“Jackass” star Ryan Dunn, who along with his castmates made Americans cringe and snicker through vulgar stunts in their multimillion-dollar TV and movie franchise, was killed early Monday in a fiery car crash. He was 34.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2011

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Survey: People In LA Have More Sex Than Anywhere Else In The USA

Should the City of Angels change its name to the City Of Little Devils?

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2011

Actor Charlie Sheen arrives at the CBS Summer "Stars Party 2007" held on the Wadsworth Theatre "Great Lawn" on July 19, 2007, in Los Angeles. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Sheen Rants On Philly Radio Show

Charlie Sheen brought his winning ways to Philadelphia’s airwaves after a radio station flew a banner over his Beverly Hills home with an invitation to call them.

03/04/2011

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Massive Winter Storm Closes Several East Coast Airports

Passengers flying to the East Coast from Los Angeles International Airport should check the status of their flights due to a massive winter storm that dumped 19 inches of snow on New York City and 17 inches on Philadelphia.

01/27/2011

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The List: Rudest 5 Cities In America

You gotta be kidding me. Have the good editors ever actually talked to any of our people? and –forget Philadelphia– have they ever even been to Albuquerque?

01/21/2011