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Belleville Requires Safety Training For Firework Use

Belleville residents must now complete a few quizzes on firework safety in order to shoot off fireworks this year.



Chesterfield Forced to Cancel Fireworks Display Again

After dry conditions forced them to postpone the city’s Independence Day fireworks, predicted rain is now forcing them to cancel.


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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.


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TIAM Wekeend: Hot Weather & Fair St. Louis

The heat’s not going anywhere, and some folks are concerned about the durability of their air conditioners. Brian & Maria also previewed Fair St. Louis.

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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 […]


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Some Households Remain Powerless

Last night’s storms left many in the area without power this morning.


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Looking for Good Gas Prices?

July Fourth shouldn’t affect prices, and an expert offers advice on finding deals.



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 […]



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 […]


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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 […]




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