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Guide to Summer
Guide to Summer

Read all about the summer season, Americana, summer entertainment, and other hot topics.

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What part of summer are you looking forward to the most this year?

  • Pick choice 1 Warm weather
  • Pick choice 2 Cookouts
  • Pick choice 3 Vacations
  • Pick choice 4 Trips to the beach or pool
  • Pick choice 5 Blockbuster movies
  • Pick choice 6 Spending more time with my kids
  • Pick choice 7 Baseball games

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