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Joey Chestnut competes in the 98th annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  Chesnut won his eighth straight Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest with 61 hot dogs. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Chestnut Remains Top Dog

Superstar of competitive eating wins 8th straight Independence Day hot dog eating challenge.

07/04/2014

Fireworks light up the downtown area during the finale of the Fair St. Louis in St. Louis on July 4, 2013. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Laclede’s Landing Hosts 4th of July ‘Downtown Hoedown’

Laclede’s Landing has organized its own celebration, the Downtown Hoedown.

07/03/2014

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Fair St. Louis: New Location, New Attractions

One of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the country gets underway tomorrow at Forest Park.

07/02/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Officials Warn Against Homemade Fireworks

If you’re looking for a bigger boom from your fireworks this Independence Day, leave it to the professionals.

06/27/2014

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Ask A St. Louis Expert: Fourth Of July Cocktail Recipes

Create some fireworks of your own by enjoying these Fourth of July cocktail recipes from St. Louis 360 Rooftop Bar.

06/19/2014

Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

7/4/11-Scenes from the final day of Fair St. Louis beneath the Gateway Arch. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Fair St. Louis Officially Moving to Forest Park in 2014

The 4th of July fair traditionally held on the grounds of the Gateway Arch will be held in Forest Park next year with Art Hill being the centerpiece for the event. The Arch and its grounds are in the midst of a multi-million dollar renovation.

10/24/2013

Holiday Weekend Keeps the Missouri Highway Patrol Busy

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 13 people died during the 4th of July holiday weekend, compared to three deaths last year in a shorter period of time.

07/08/2013

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Sports on a Sunday: Jenifer Langosch, John Mozeliak & 4th of July Tribute

As done each year on 4th of July weekend, the Sandi Patty version of the the “Star-Spangled Banner”.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/07/2013

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