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1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

Even Transformers Might Not Save the Summer for the Box Office

Despite blockbusters such as "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "22 Jump Street," box-office figures for the season have been fairly weak so far.


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5 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

Temecula celebrates freedom at Fourth of July parade

TVHS student Caylie Gregorio, who has was also a contestant on TV shows American Idol and The X Factor, sings songs before the 4th of July Star Spangl... Members of the Crimson Colt Brigade color guard of Dorothy Dorothy McElhinney Middle Middle School march through Old Town Temecula during the 4th of J... Temecula Mayor Pro Tem, Jeff Comerchero, ... (more)


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10 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Our View: Declining donations threaten fireworksOur View: Declining...

Our View: Declining donations threaten fireworks 30,000 come out to enjoy July Fourth show, but less than 300 donate cash to cover costs Check out this story on People gathered at Hester Park in St. Cloud to watch the 67th annual St.


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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Area couple host Freedom Honor Flight fundraiser

The Fourth of July holiday is long over, but a local couple isn't done celebrating.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Chippewa Falls, WI, Veteran Affairs

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Get Ready for Independence Day Grilling at Fire and Spice

Fire & Spice Gourmet Kitchen is located in the historic Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Wilmington, NC, Kure Beach, NC, Food, Seafood, Calabash, NC

Fireflies, fireworks and 'eating dirt'

MY MORNING of July 4 began with a report on peregrine falcons on New Hampshire Public Radio.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Entomology, Science, University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Getting High on the Fourth of July: A Marijuana Farmers' Market

Los Angeles celebrated Independence Day non-traditionally last weekend, with a farmers' market for marijuana.


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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Father, son save Port Charlotte woman from fire

While fireworks were bursting in air on Fourth of July, one Port Charlotte woman's home went up in flames.


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Glenn Beck Breaks Down Why the Fourth of July Felt Fundamentally Different This Year

Glenn Beck spoke Friday about how, for the first time in his life, he was not profoundly affected by the firework display on Independence Day.


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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

U.S. agency investigating drone flights after vide...

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating several videos filmed using drones that flew into and around firework displays, including two apparently shot on the Fourth of July and one from Florida that has received nearly nine million YouTube views.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Life, Holidays, Nashville, TN

Air Force Times

Airman back on death row, but nightmare continues for victims' family

Senior Airman Andy Schliepsiek and his wife, Jamie, were stabbed to death 10 years ago.


Related Topix: US Military, Robins Air Force Base, US Air Force, Prison, Life, Holidays, World News, Asia, Georgia

Free Republic

What the 4th of July Means to Me

As we watch countless numbers of human beings struggle for freedom and liberty around the globe, it is good to reflect upon the blessings we enjoy in the land that we love - this United States of America.


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Herald Independent

Winnsboro celebrates Independence Day at First Baptist Church

Jane Boyter volunteered her time making cherry and grape snow cones to help cool off attendees on a hot July day.


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Slate Magazine

Blood on the Fourth of July

Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Chicago, 82 people were shot in an 84-hour window , according to the Chicago Tribune .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Residents: Blowout a 'disgrace'

Although the Wiggins 4th of July Blowout disappointed many, kids like Josh Rasmussen, 14, left, and George Castor, 12, both of Wiggins, enjoyed a safe boxing match at one of the new blow-up games kids could try.


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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Lakes Area News: 4th of July fireworks display draws criticism

Last Friday's Fourth of July fireworks display in the Iowa Great Lakes took on an added twist when Mother Nature decided to put on her own fireworks show.


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WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

NUMBERS: Reports indicate this years past 4th of July period saw a low number of DEATHS on TN roadways

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials say preliminary figures show a decline in traffic fatalities during this year's Fourth of July holiday period.


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Island Ad-Vantages

Hurricane Arthur turns Fourth of July celebrations into two-day affair

The rain held off until the evening on Friday, allowing the Stonington Six and Fun Run to take place .


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Deer-Isle, ME, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert, Food, Stonington, ME

Alabama Live

Lengthy Fourth of July I-10 delays could become the norm, not the exception; Satanic...

Welcome to today's installment of the Sharp Eye on Mobile column, which will be published three days a week .


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Deming Headlight

Happy Fourth of July from the reservation

This year Independence Day arrived while I was working on a reservation. There were fireworks and beer - purchased elsewhere, for this is a dry county - and the usual assortment of delicious unhealthy foods, and yet I was not exactly in the United States.


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