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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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4th Of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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Creative 4th Of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

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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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Slow Start To Summer Means Fewer Crabs, Higher Prices This Holiday Weekend

It’s not Fourth of July without Maryland crabs. But this year, you better get them early. And unfortunately, it will cost you more.

07/04/2013

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Baltimore Celebrates Fourth Of July With Music, Fireworks

Baltimore is celebrating the Fourth of July with music and fireworks.

07/04/2013

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City Police Cancel Leave, Call In Help To Ensure Safer Fourth Of July

We are just hours away from the big Fourth of July celebration at the Inner Harbor and while all eyes will be on the fireworks, police will have extra eyes on the crowds.

07/03/2013

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Star Spangled Banner Project To Create Flag That Inspired Anthem

Sewers in Maryland are set to begin recreating the flag that inspired the national anthem.

07/03/2013

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Metro To Run Extra Trains For Fireworks In D.C.

Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.

07/02/2013

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Gas Tax, Toll Hike Go Into Effect Just In Time For 4th Of July Travel

Maryland drivers will be paying more to travel this upcoming holiday weekend.

06/27/2013

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Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

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