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16 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Iowa, Life, Holidays, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Cherokee, NC, Opinion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Prosecutor: Gang member fatally shot friend while waving gun around

An accused gang member who told police he keeps a gun to protect himself from rivals accidentally shot and killed a member of his own gang while waving that weapon around outside a Southwest Side Walgreen store over the Fourth of July weekend, Cook County prosecutors said.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Cook County, IL, Evergreen Park, IL, Sports

The Miami Herald

Investigation into 4th of July fatal boat crash continues

A team of investigators with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Wednesday combed the three boats involved in the deadly Fourth of July accident on Biscayne Bay, photographing and documenting physical evidence that could help piece together how four people died and several others were critically injured following a holiday ... (more)


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Business & Heritage Clarksville

THP: Traffic fatalities decrease over 4th of July weekend

Preliminary figures indicate a decline in traffic fatalities over the Fourth of July weekend, according to statistics released by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.


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KLTV Tyler

Lost dog returned following Fourth of July celebrations

Before the holiday weekend, dog trainers warned that on the Fourth of July or other holidays, fireworks can scare your pets and they could even run away.


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WPTV Local News

Chicago homicides underscore gun violence apathy

Thought experiment: In an act of terrorism on American soil, four people were killed by a car bomb in Chicago on the 4th of July and an Islamist group claimed responsibility.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Life, Holidays, Guns

Killed on the Fourth of July

CHICAGO was like a war zone over the American Fourth of July weekend, with at least 84 people shot and 14 killed in a spate of shocking violence.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Israel, World News, Middle East, Publishing, Media, Hollinger International, CBS

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

Angry Democrats Say Obama Outhouse Float at 4th of July Parade Was ‘Racist’

Angry Democrats in Nebraska said the Obama Outhouse float in the 4th of July parade may be racist.


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KTVB Boise

Officer shoots dog in Nampa on 4th of July

Nampa Police say the department and the Canyon County prosecutor are conducting separate investigations after an incident in which an officer shot a dog on the Fourth of July.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Nampa, ID, Canyon County, ID

South Dakota man chokes to death during hot dog eating contest on Fourth of July

Grey skies and occasional rain failed to dampen spirits as crowds turned out for the Carnaval del Sol on downtown Granville Sunday and the East Van Summer Jam Saturday at Strathcona Park.


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ABC News

Man Hit by Stray Bullet During Temple Opening

A stray bullet struck and injured a man selling food at the opening of a Cambodian Buddhist temple in Charlotte, and police say it appears to have come from celebratory Fourth of July gunfire.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Life, Holidays

About 200 pounds of fireworks confiscated from Anna Maria Island on 4th of July, few arrests

Anna Maria Island saw low arrest counts for the July 4 weekend, but a lot of confiscated fireworks, parking tickets and litter.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Holmes Beach, FL, Bradenton Beach, FL

City Pages

Dillinger 4th of July at Triple Rock, 7/4/14

Dillinger 4th of July With Dillinger 4, Masked Intruder, the Brokedowns, Canadian Rifle, and Direct Hit! Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Friday, July 4, 2014 Independence Day is a time to reflect on the reasons we love this great nation of ours so much.


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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Gateway Pundit

St. Louis Woman Shot in Face By Stray Bullet on 4th of July

Jan Brewer from St. Louis was shot in the face by a stray bullet on Independence Day as she was celebrating in her yard with her husband.


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Bellingham Herald

Computer glitch disrupts Hilo's July 4 fireworks

A pyrotechnician is blaming a computer glitch for the problems. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports the show was set to start at 8 p.m., but the fireworks didn't explode until about 8:47 p.m. The show lasted between six and eight minutes and there was no apparent finale.


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