4th of July

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Metro Running On Saturday Schedule For July Fourth

Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.

07/04/2014

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Fireworks Still On Despite Storm Threat On National Mall

Despite initial concerns that Arthur could compromise the July 4th fireworks in Washington on Friday, the National Mall and Memorial Parks Service says it won’t cancel the display, barring heavy wind or lightning.

07/03/2014

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Chairs Set Up Weeks In Advance For Catonsville 4th Of July Parade

It started out small. A Catonsville newspaper didn’t like the idea of people leaving on the newly created interstate going to 4th of July celebrations elsewhere.

06/30/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Annapolis Seeks Donations For July 4 Fireworks

Annapolis is still seeking donations to pay for its July 4 fireworks display, less than two weeks before the holiday.

06/23/2014

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Ask A Baltimore Expert: Fourth Of July Cocktail Recipes

Conjuring up a respectable brew for Independence Day in Baltimore could prove cardinal to the ultimate success of many local holiday bashes. Luckily, two exceptionally talented area mixologists lend a helping hand by divulging a few tantalizing drink recipes.

06/19/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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The Patriotism Is Contagious In Towson At Annual 4th Of July Parade

The American flag flies high in Towson as hundreds take to the streets for the city’s annual Fourth of July parade.

07/04/2013

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Recreation Of Star Spangled Banner To Be Stitched By Defenders Day

Baltimore has a central role in America’s history as the home of the Star Spangled Banner. Now–the flag flying over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore is being recreated.

07/04/2013

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Best Places To See Fireworks In Baltimore

The best festivals and fairs cap off the night with colorful fireworks displays. Read on for a list of some great ones to enjoy this summer.

06/21/2013

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Best 4th Of July Parties In Baltimore

This year, choose a 4th of July party destination that fits everyone’s interests.

06/20/2013

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4th Of July Party Essentials

Creating a memorable family gathering for the Fourth doesn’t have to be fussy or complicated. Here’s how to set a sizzling table, serve a crowd-pleasing meal, and keep everyone entertained with minimal effort or hassle.

06/17/2013

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