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July 4th

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Local Expert Says July 4th Period Can Be Dangerous For Your Eyes

Take care this holiday weekend to avoid serious eye issues.

07/06/2013

Philadelphia 4th Of July Parade

Tens Of Thousands Travel From Across Continent To Celebrate Independence Day In Philadelphia

It doesn’t get more patriotic than Philadelphia’s July 4th parade, right in the heart of one of our nation’s most historic areas.

07/04/2013

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2nd Re-Enactment Of Battle Of Gettysburg Begins

The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists are converging in droves even if the outcome of the Civil War’s pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years.

07/04/2013

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Who ‘Dies’ Is Tough Decision At Gettysburg

You’re a Civil War re-enactor carrying an authentic musket, out on the field with your history-buff buddies making a charge under withering enemy fire. It’s great fun except for one thing: Someone’s going to have to “die.”

07/04/2013

Watching Fireworks

Real Fireworks Artwork

If you’re in an area that’s going to be wet and rainy this year, Real Fireworks Artwork might distract you from the clouds.

07/04/2013

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3 On Your Side: What To Buy & What To Skip This 4th of July

Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the holiday sales that will certainly lure shoppers in.

07/03/2013

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Welcome America

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07/03/2013

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NJ Transit Offers Extra Service, Savings During July 4th Holiday

NJ Transit is offering extra service and savings for travelers throughout the July Fourth holiday.

06/28/2013

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

Watching Fireworks

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

Star Spangled Table

Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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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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Some NJ Residents Spend July 4th Still Without Power

It wasn’t much of a 4th of July for the thousands of people still without electricity from the weekend storms.

07/05/2012

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July 4th Celebration Wraps Up On The Parkway

The Philly 4th of July Jam and Grande finale Wednesday night was the biggest Independence Day Bash in the City. Many big names in the world of music graced the Ben Franklin Parkway for this year’s celebration.

07/05/2012

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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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