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Police: Wilkes-Barre Man’s 4th Of July Celebration Involved Gasoline Bomb

A northeast Pennsylvania man is jailed after police say he tried to celebrate Independence Day with a gasoline bomb.

07/08/2015

David Ige receives his naturalization papers (credit: Marcy Norton)

U.S. Welcomes Dozens Of New Citizens At Ceremony In Camden

46 citizenship candidates from 28 different countries climbed aboard the Battleship New Jersey on Saturday, raised their right hands, and took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States.

07/04/2015

(Visitors pass by as work crews set up stage equipment for the Philly Pops' concert in front of Independence Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th With Big Roster Of Activities

Philadelphia is, once again, going all out to make sure the birthplace of the nation has its best birthday celebration.

07/04/2015

Thousands are in Old City to celebrate Independence Day. (Credit: David Spunt)

Philly Pops Play Free Concert To Celebrate July 4th In Old City

Thousands from across the world sat on Independence Mall Friday evening to celebrate the holiday weekend.

07/03/2015

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Safety First For Fourth Of July

I give this advice every summer but we still have problems with fireworks. Children and adults suffer serious injuries.

07/03/2015

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13 Patriotic TV Shows To Watch Over 4th Of July Weekend

At their heart, these shows love America and what it stands for, although some of them show it with tough love.

07/02/2015

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EPA: July 4th Fireworks Spew Pollution And Can Pose Health Risks

A study of 315 locations around the country found that the holiday explosions temporarily boosted the levels of airborne microscopic particles that can pose a health risk.

07/01/2015

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Top Fourth Of July Events In Philadelphia

When it comes to celebrating the 4th of July, there is simply no place in the entire country that is better qualified to throw this nationwide party.

06/27/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Fireworks In The Suburbs

The best part about Independence Day? The fireworks! Here’s where to watch the night sky light up in the suburbs.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Celebrations At The Shore

Down the shore for the 4th? Celebrate on the beach with festivals, parades and fireworks in these New Jersey and Delaware beach towns!

06/26/2015

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Getaway Guide: Famous Forts For The 4th Of July

Forts have guarded the portals of American settlements since the earliest days of the nation’s colonial history. But they hold greater symbolism on Independence Day, when the glow of fireworks lights up the stars and stripes.

06/25/2015

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America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Top Restaurants With A View Of July 4th Fireworks In Philadelphia

If you are more of the cautious, observant or flammable type perhaps you are looking more for a restaurant to dine and enjoy the holiday pyrotechnics. Here are the top 5 restaurants in Philly with a view of the fireworks.

06/24/2015

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