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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

Elliot Williams #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers takes a shot against the Detroit Pistons at the Wells Fargo Center on March 29, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

76ers End 26-Game Skid, Pound Pistons 123-98

The Philadelphia 76ers snapped their NBA record-tying, 26-game losing streak, routing the Detroit Pistons 123-98 on Saturday night to avoid establishing the longest skid in U.S. major pro sports history.

97.1 The Ticket–03/29/2014

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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

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Detroit Group Gets $2.75M For Housing, Business, Schools On Woodward

A Detroit project is among three winners of $8.25 million from the Wells Fargo Next Awards for Opportunity Finance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

Philly-Pong

Matt’s Favorites: Video Of MLK Assassin, Death For Facebook Killer, Massive Data Leak Shows How The Rich Hide Wealth, Giant Pong, And Much More

So what’s new, different and wonderful in the high-tech world this fine sunny Opening Day Friday? Glad you asked…

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

IDV software at work

Lansing’s IDV Partners With Philadelphia Medical And Security Firm

IDV Solutions, the Lansing-based physical security and risk visualization software developer, Thursday announced a partnership with Philadelphia, Pa.-based International SOS, a medical and security services provider.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

Tigers manager Jim Leyland. (Getty Images/Leon Halip) File.

Tigers 5, Phillies 5

Cy Young Award winners Roy Halladay and Justin Verlander made their spring training debuts Sunday as the Philadelphia Phillies and Detroit Tigers tied 5-5 in 10 innings.

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2013

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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.

01/01/2013

Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons looks to shoot. (File photo/ Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Philadelphia 104, Pistons 97

Greg Monroe missed a tip with less than a minute left that came back to haunt Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2012

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