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Lafayette Weather – Rain Ending For The Weekend, Heat Still On For The Fourth Of July

It was nice to get some rain on the roof this morning, unfortunately that will turn into an oppressive heat index this afternoon. What is the weather going to be like for the rest of your weekend and the July 4th holiday?

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Red White And Boom – Acadiana Symphony Celebrates The Fourth Of July

A night of fireworks and award winning music are set for downtown Lafayette with the Acadiana Symphony's Red, White and Boom!

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4th of July Firework Shows In Lafayette And Acadiana

As the anniversary of our nation's independence nears, cities and towns across Acadiana are preparing for their annual fireworks shows. July 4 is always a fun holiday because it involves BBQ, swimming, socializing, and of course, firework shows.

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Disgusting Pictures from the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Yesterday at Coney Island, near Brooklyn, New York, the 97th Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest was held. For the sixth time Joey Chesnutt won the men's competition by scarfing down a record-tying 68 hot dogs and buns! He ate all that in just ten minutes.

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4th of July Safety Tips

Stay safe this holiday, ya'll, and Happy Independence Day from 97.3 the DAWG!

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Favorite July 4th Song

We asked you what songs makes you proud to be an American? See if your favorite song made our list.

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Patriotic American Movies: 10 Films That Honor the USA

For all the industries that have been shipped overseas, America is still the entertainment capital of the world. And what better way to celebrate our great nation than with its greatest exports?

In honor of July 4th, here are 10 patriotic classics that are sure to turn the silver screen red, white and blue.

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Independence Day Celebration Tonight at Sugar Mill Pond

One of the best family-friendly Independence celebrations is going on tonight at Sugar Mill Pond in Youngsville. Festivities start at 5:30pm.

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FoodNet Benefit At “Red, White and Boom”

For every 5 non perishable food items brought to the "Red, White and Boom" celebration in downtown Lafayette on July 4th, you will get one free concession ticket to use at any of the 3 parks!

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Party In The USA – 4th Of July Recipes

Celebrate Independence Day with these awesome patriotic treats!

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