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Checklist For A Fun Day At The Beach Or Pool

A day of fun in the sun requires some planning. Here’s a handy checklist for a day at the beach, the lake or the local pool.

06/18/2012

Champion Eaters Compete In Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

Competitive Eating, As American As It Gets

Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?

06/18/2012

City of Houston Freedom over Texas 2011. (photo by  Donna W. Carson)

Gear Up For Southwest Freedom Over Texas And Get Your Free Or Discounted Tickets

Find out how to get your discounted or even free tickets to this year’s official 4th of July celebration, Southwest Freedom Over Texas at Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou.

06/18/2012

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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

Cool Off With The Bud Light Zone At Freedom Over Texas

The 6th annual Bud Light Texas Volleyball Championship Series Finals takes place at Houston’s official Fourth of July celebration next Monday at Freedom Over Texas in Eleanor Tinsley Park!

06/29/2011

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Go Green This July 4th With Red, White And Green Scene

Have you considered going green? Houston’s Official Fourth of July Celebration, Freedom Over Texas, will provide you with all the info you need to get started! The Reliant Energy Red, White and Green Scene area will demonstrate sustainable and renewable energy technologies.

06/24/2011

File photo of an American flag. (Photo Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

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

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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 […]

06/13/2011

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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 […]

06/13/2011

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Listen Live! CBS Radio Special July 4th Programming

Listen live to special Fourth of July programming at these CBS radio stations wherever you are across the country. Whether you’re looking for summer favorites or country classics, there’s a weekend-long playlist for you and […]

06/13/2011

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