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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?

01/13/2014

Rescue workers search for victims and clear debris from a building that collapsed in an apparent accident at a demolition site, at 22nd and Market Streets, June 5, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The building being demolished landed on top of a Salvation Army Thrift Store, destroying most of it and reportedly trapping and injuring over a dozen people. (Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

At Least 1 Dead In Philadelphia Building Collapse

One person was killed and at least 13 people were injured following a building collapse in Center City Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

06/05/2013

Carl Landry #7 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a dunk against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Turner, Holiday Lead 76ers Over Warriors 104-97

Evan Turner had 22 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, Jrue Holiday scored 27, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 104-97 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.

03/02/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Madonna Tells U.S. Fans To Appreciate Their Freedom

Madonna said she was happy to party in the USA as she kicked off the U.S. leg of her “MDNA Tour” in Philadelphia. Her Bay Area stop will be at the HP Pavilion at San Jose…

08/29/2012

Former San Francisco and Philadelphia schools chief Arlene Ackerman. (CBS photo)

Former SF Schools Chief Collects $1M Philly Buyout, Then Files Jobless Claim

Former San Francisco schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman has filed for unemployment in Philadelphia after receiving a nearly $1-million buyout earlier this year to leave the same job there.

12/01/2011

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Phillies Beat Giants, 2-1

Cole Hamels pitched a seven-hitter for his first win in two weeks and the Philadelphia Phillies won their season-high ninth in a row, beating the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Saturday.

CBS San Francisco–08/06/2011

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San Jose Earthquakes, Philadelphia Game Ends In Draw

Philadelphia goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon recorded his sixth shutout of the season, while San Jose’s Jon Busch had his fifth as the Union and Earthquakes played to a 0-0 draw Saturday night.

CBS San Francisco–07/10/2011

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