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Watch A Compilation of the Worst Versions of the National Anthem Ever [Video]

It's the 4th of July, one of the most patriotic holidays in this country. You will hear many versions of the National Anthem over this holiday weekend either at local fireworks shows or sporting events, which isn't always a good thing.

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Powerful Video Montage of Soldiers Returning Home to Their Families Puts This Holiday in Perspective and Will Make You Cry

As we continue to celebrate our independence this weekend, we need to always be mindful of the sacrifices made by those who have helped and continue to help keep us free and independent. We have posted many videos of soldiers returning home to their families, but this one stands alone.

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Kids Attempt Hot Dog Eating Contest and It’s Too Adorable

As you know my kids, especially my 17 year old - 6'7 son, can put away some food! I have been amazed at how may slices of pizza, even my younger, more normal size son can eat in one sitting. He even eats at least three hotdogs at a cookout. At one time! But, there is always a limit. There will be no pizza, hotdog or any food eating contest for him or these super cute kids!!

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Watch a 16-Month-Old Baby Swim Across a Pool Better Than You and I

Today is my first day back from a family vacation in St. Augustine, Florida. We spent a lot of time at the resort pool and during one frightening moment, my two-year-old nephew, Max, ran back into the pool after his water wings were removed, which caused three of us to jump up and run to the pool and grab him. Very scary, crisis averted. A lot of children will be in the pool over the 4th of July holiday.

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Secrets to Getting a Perfect Golden Brown Chicken on the Grill [Recipe]

Until recently, I let my husband do all the grilling. Though he'll never admit it, I had to take over the stainless-steel man's work because, well, I'm the better cook and he kept burning our food

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Best Childhood Summer Memories

Growing up, my best memories usually involved one of two things - summer or Christmas. Everything else is kind of a blur...

One of my top ten memories was heading across the river to the Reo Drive-In in my best friend's parents' blue van where we experiences (and were TERRIFIED of) Large Marge in Pee Wee's Big Adventure! I remember racing our bicycles up and down the quarter-mile gravel road next to my parents house on a warm evening and feeling like I could fly. Finally

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Epic Fireworks Fail in San Diego California [Videos]

This year's 4th of July celebration posed a danger in many areas in and around Evansville because of the fire danger as the result of extremely dry conditions.

In fact, fireworks were prohibited for the most part in the Evansville area with the exception of some city displays

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Tim McGraw Shares What Makes America a Great Place to Live

There’s no day quite like the Fourth of July to make Americans reflect on the freedoms and gifts we too often take for granted as citizens of the U.S.A. And nobody salutes the red, white and blue quite as often or as seriously as country music stars. In light of this year’s Independence Day, longtime country music king Tim McGraw paused to reflect on what makes America a great place to live.

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Happy 4th Of July – Five Cute Kids Saying Pledge Of Allegiance [VIDEOS]

I wanted to wish everyone in the Tri-State a happy and safe 4th of July.  To celebrate, what's better than cute kids.  Here are 5 extremely cute kiddos reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Warrick County Issues Countywide Ban on Personal Fireworks

Warrick County is the latest Indiana county to ban the use of fireworks this July 4th.  The county issued a burn ban this morning that included a ban on the use of personal fireworks for at least a week.

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Best ‘American’ Song – Readers Poll

Country music and America go together like sweet and tea. Hundreds of songs have been written to celebrate our freedoms as Americans, but only a few have the word “American” in the title. Which of the following seven songs is your favorite “American” country song? 

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Celebrate Fourth Of July In Downtown Henderson, KY

If you're looking for a good place to watch fireworks and hear great live music on the Fourth of July this year, look no further than Downtown Henderson, KY.

This year the Independence Bank 4th of July Celebration begins with food from Rex's BBQ and R&L Concessions opening at 5:30pm at Audubon Mill Park on the riverfront. 

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