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Independence Day

Travel

3 On Your Side: 40 Million To Travel This July 4th Holiday

According to AAA some 40.8 million Americans will be traveling 50 miles or more to get their fireworks, barbecues and Independence Day celebrations.

06/25/2013

Top 4th Of July Parties In Philadelphia

Few places know how to celebrate the nation’s birthday better than Philadelphia, the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence.

06/20/2013

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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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Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Cancels Fourth Of July Celebration

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has pulled the plug on the festivities – which usually include entertainment and a fireworks show — due to “current fiscal constraints.”

05/20/2013

(Mayor Nutter and Wawa president Chris Gheysens roll out a "Welcome America" cake constructed from Tastykake products.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Philadelphia’s July 4th Celebration Week Events Announced

Mayor Nutter was highlighting the economic benefit of the weeklong celebration for America’s 237th birthday.

05/09/2013

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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The Philly Pops Play At Independence Mall For The 11th Year

Hundreds gathered on a warm but comfortable night on Independence Mall for the free show.

07/04/2012

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Rare Piece Of American History On Display In Doylestown

During Fonthill Castle’s Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, people were able to get a glimpse of one of only two known authentic copies of the Declaration of Independence.

07/04/2012

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Victims In 2002 Camden County House Fire Are Remembered On Independence Day

On Independence Day, a tragic anniversary is marked in Gloucester City, Camden County. Three firefighters and three sisters were killed in a house fire.

07/04/2012

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South Jersey Cooling Centers Open For The Holiday

Southern New Jersey has opened several municipal cooling stations which will be open throughout July 3-4, 2012.

07/03/2012

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Pennsylvania Law Limits Sale Of Large Fireworks To Non-Residents Of The State

Do you want to buy large fireworks in Pennsylvania? The law says out-of-state residents may, but not Pennsylvania residents.

07/03/2012

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Fourth Of July Canine Safety Tips

Sadly, it’s been observed that more dogs tend to run away on the fourth than any other day of the year. The overwhelming sounds tend to easily signal their flight instinct while causing extreme stress.

07/03/2012

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Columnist Takes Different Spin When Recounting Gettysburg

His presentation of what officers said and did is based on voluminous contemporary writings.

07/01/2012

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CBS 3 And The National Constitution Center Commemorate The Constitution’s 225th With A Fresh Look At A Our Nation’s Founding Document

CBS 3 and the National Constitution Center have teamed up on a half-hour special commemorating the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

06/28/2012

(Fireworks above the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  File photo)

Mid-Week 4th Of July Complicates Vacation Plans

If you can’t get the full week away from work, what days are you taking off to celebrate Independence Day since the holiday falls right in the middle of two weekends?

06/27/2012

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