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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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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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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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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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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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Fourth Of July Fireworks Rescheduled

You can look at the heavy rain over the Fourth of July holiday as a curse or a blessing. Because of heavy rain in area many fireworks displays have been rescheduled to later in the […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2013

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Authorities Urge Caution When Using Fireworks

Federal authorities in Atlanta are warning Georgia residents to celebrate the Fourth of July safely and responsibly.

06/30/2013

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Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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Metro Area Family Fourth Fireworks

ATLANTA (AJC/ WAOK) If you’re looking to take your family to fun summertime events on the 4th of July, here are some local options: July 4, Fireworks: Centennial Olympic Park, gates open at 6p.m. and […]

WAOK-AM–07/04/2012

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Holiday Crackdown On Drunk Driving

ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers, sheriff’s deputies and state troopers across Georgia are launching a statewide crackdown on drunken driving through upcoming the Fourth of July holiday. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says its […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2012

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