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July 4th In Baltimore: Birthplace Of The National Anthem Celebrates In A Big Way

Fireworks light up Downtown Baltimore. But as thousands were glued to the sky, police officers were on the ground, working to keep the patriotic celebration safe.

07/04/2014

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U.S. Immigrants Say ‘Pledge Of Allegiance’ For 1st Time As Americans

For the first time this Independence Day, one group of naturalized citizens said the “Pledge of Allegiance” as Americans.

07/04/2014

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Dundalk Celebrates America At 80th Annual Fourth Of July Parade

It’s one of the largest and longest running Fourth of July parades in the country. It’s right in our own backyard, and Baltimore loves it.

07/04/2014

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Preparations Underway For Inner Harbor 4th Of July Festivities

Just about 24 hours and counting until fireworks light up the night sky downtown. As the city prepares for tens of thousands, preparations are also underway for any potential trouble.

07/03/2014

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Pot Politics? D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Urges Residents To Boycott Eastern Shore

There’s a controversy brewing down the ocean this Fourth of July weekend. Washington, D.C.’s mayor is suggesting D.C. residents should boycott Ocean City.

07/03/2014

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Wounded Warrior Celebrates Groundbreaking Of New Smart House

The Fourth of July comes one day early for one of the nation’s wounded warriors. He celebrated the groundbreaking of a brand new smart house in Annapolis.

07/03/2014

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Endangered Sea Turtle Washes Ashore On Assateague Island

A rare discovery on Assateague Island, when an endangered sea turtle washes ashore.

07/03/2014

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2 Icons Of American History Together For The First Time

Two important pieces of American history are brought together for the first time.

07/03/2014

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Federal Grants Buy New Safety Equipment For Volunteer Firefighters

Big federal money is coming into Baltimore County fire departments. The money will protect firefighters and help to attract new ones.

07/03/2014

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Celebrating The Red, White & Blue: The Pride Of Baltimore II Is Home For The Holiday

It will be a special Independence Day at the Inner Harbor. For the first time ever the Pride of Baltimore II will be part of the city’s July 4th celebration.

07/03/2014

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Baltimore Board Approves Plan For Inner Harbor Ice Skating Rink

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates has approved an agreement to install an ice rink at the Inner Harbor.

07/02/2014

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Md. Office of Tourism: Snap & Post Your Star-Spangled Selfies For A Prize

Prizes for you pictures. If you own a cell phone, chances are you have taken a selfie or two, but how about getting rewards for your pics?

07/02/2014