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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Our American Flag

I hope today is a day you will fly your American flag outside your home or business. It is a proud symbol of our great country and the people who have worked so hard to make it so great. Like all symbols of respect there is a certain decorum that needs to be followed and some stories you may have heard that aren't exactly true.

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Amazing Homemade Slip N Slide [Video]

Brad Paisley has that song about Water, where you drive until the map turns blue? You remember hearing it on 97.3 The Dawg right? Well if you don't have time to drive where the map turns blue and you aren't afraid to add a little black to your blue we might have just the contraption for you. Here in South Louisiana a roll of plastic and some Dawn dishwashing liquid and a garden hose is all you need to have fun in the sun. These guys have taking the concept to a huge extreme.

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How To Shoot Great Fireworks, With Your Camera That Is

What could be more American that the sounds of patriotic tunes beneath a sky full of colorful explosives? That is the Fourth of July and here in Lafayette and surrounding areas, we've got some great places for you to view fireworks. Red, White and Boom is one of those events along with Freedom Fest in downtown Lafayette on Monday July 4th. These events will feature great live local music as well as a huge fireworks finale.

 Would you like to capture some of those fireworks on film, or what used to be film since almost all of us are using digital cameras? Here are some tips on how to take great pictures of the festivities. 

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Dog Runs With Lit Roman Candle, Family Runs Too [Video]

Of all the dogs I have had the pleasure of knowing in my life and the one dog we currently have that I simply tolerate, none of them have liked the Fourth of July. They like the meat on the grill, the dropped chips and dip, the potato salad and the beans but they don't care for the fireworks

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DAWGS In Bikinis

Ahhhh...as we kick off 4th of July weekend, what could be better than seeing  some of our four legged friends enjoying some fun in the sun with style?  Enjoy, and Happy Independence Day from all of us at 97.3 the DAWG!

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Fireworks Not Banned For 4th Of July Weekend

Make sure you read the fine print, folks....we want everyone to have a safe and happy 4th of July weekend....so don't go throwing any firecrackers your little brother's way. Of course, firweworks will not be allowed in certain areas of Acadiana-read here to find o

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Who’s Wishing You a Happy Fourth of July?

We've got goodies for you to win! Up for grabs is a family four-pack of tickets for the Acadiana Symphony presenting Red, White & Boom! at Parc International in Downtown Lafayette on July 4th. Plus, we'll throw in the new cd Now That's What I Call Country, Volume 4.  All you have to do is guess who's wishing you a Happy Fourth of July. Listen to the audio clip and fill out the form. We'll pick one winner from all the correct guesses around 8:40am. Good Luck!

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Fourth of July Events in Lafayette – Our Top Five

It's that time of year again to bring out the red, white, and blue. It's the "Fourth of July"! Here in Louisiana we are always looking for something to celebrate and what better celebration than America's independence? Every year you can count on a good time with great people. From the hot

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Facebook Booting 20,000 Underage Users Per Day

I guess they don't realize that putting the wrong information on their profile is VERY DANGEROUS! Good for Facebook!

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