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KBR Liberty Park At Southwest Freedom Over Texas Offers ‘Symbols Of Freedom’

A reminder of the patriotic roots of the Fourth of July at this year’s Southwest Freedom Over Texas, Liberty Park will showcase historical military artifacts from the Military Museum of Texas and much more.


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Freedom Over Texas Preview

For more than 25 years, the mayor’s official 4th of July celebration, Freedom Over Texas, has lit the sky over Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou. This year is no different. Musicians including the Ernest Walker Band, Andy Vargas, Tamar Davis and Brent Carter will perform from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the celebration will conclude with a magnificent fireworks show over the downtown skyline in conjunction with performances by country music superstars Billy Currington and Sara Evans.


Former KBR employees and their lawyers testify before the Senate Democratic Policy Committee (credit:Chip Somodevilla/GettyImages)

KBR Ex-CEO To Be Sentenced Thursday In Bribery Case

HOUSTON (AP) — A former chief executive of construction giant KBR Inc. faced sentencing Thursday for a federal bribery conviction related to the company’s natural gas operations in Nigeria from 1995 to 2004. Albert “Jack” […]


A Halliburton facility in Port Fourchon, La., is seen on April 8, 2011. (credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Company That Helped Halliburton Subsidiary In Bribery Scheme To Pay $55M Fine

Justice Department officials say a Japanese company that helped a former Halliburton Co. subsidiary bribe Nigerian officials to win more than $6 billion in construction contracts has pleaded guilty to federal charges and agreed to pay nearly $55 million in fines.