4th of July Newswire

4th of July Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for 4th of July.

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  1. Fourth of July fatality victim's widower sues man charged in traffic deathRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Jason Patterson was bound over on a murder charge tied to a 4th of July fatality at Lake Shawnee. A motorist who faces a criminal charge of manslaughter in the traffic death of a woman is being sued by the dead woman's family, according to Shawnee County District Court records.


  2. Fire Marshals Association voices opposition to fireworks billRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... . And he's confident the bill will become law.


  3. Athens-Clarke commissioners considering downtown July Fourth celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Crowds gather downtown during the Athens Downtown Fireworks Spectacular in Athens, Ga., Friday, July 01, 2016. Crowds gather for last year's July Fourth fireworks show and celebration in downtown Athens.


  4. Police: Driver charged with woman's Fourth of July death had blood...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | The Capital-Journal

    Jason Patterson was bound over Thursday on a murder charge tied to a 4th of July fatality at Lake Shawnee. The driver of a pickup truck smelled of alcohol, beer cans were scattered throughout the cab, and the motorist's blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit after a pedestrian was struck and killed on the Fourth of July, witnesses testified Thursday.


  5. Designs sought for 4th of July T-shirtRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 21 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... and collaborative spirit that makes Ashland such a special place. As we gather together to celebrate the 4th of July in Ashland, raise your voices whether you are singing for joy, community spirit, America or Independence Day, join the parade with ...


  6. Oinkers away? Woodside mulls ending controversial pig rodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | SFGate

    Some folks in Woodside say it's time for the town to put an end to its annual pig scramble, which they say is cruel to the animals. In the video below, the scramble begins at 2:27 minutes.


  7. Fourth of July RecipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Southern Living

    ... The Fourth of July means family, fun, celebrating, and food. These are some of our favorite recipes to make your 4th of July party fantastic. To wet your whistle, enjoy the Lemonade Iced Tea, or our Blackberry Cocktail. For party-friendly nibbles , ...


  8. AH, WILDERNESS! Theatre ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    Set around the turn of the last century in New London, Connecticut - where young Eugene had summered - O'Neill's 1933 Ah, Wilderness! is a marked departure from his usually gloomy plays, fraught with familial Sturm und Drang . Indeed, with their happy if imperfect lives, this comedy's Millers are the polar opposites of those long suffering characters in his angsty final dramas, such as The Iceman Cometh , Long Day's Journey into Night and A Moon for the Misbegotten .


  9. If you're thinking about summer travel, avoid the single most expensive day to flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Silicon Alley Insider

    If you're thinking about going somewhere this summer, you might want to save your travels for before or after the Fourth of July. That's because according to travel booking site CheapAir , you'll be paying a premium to fly back home after the holiday.


  10. 4th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | Times Observer

    The Warren County Fourth of July committee has announced a $2,500 donation to Shriners of Northwestern Pennsylvania. This donation makes the parade eligible to invite close to 20 unique units from the area to participate in the parade.


  11. Murray's Bad Leadership Leads Anaheim Hills Into Conflict with...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Orange Juice

    ... its potentially losing access to money (directed through the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce) to fund its annual 4th of July fireworks event. This event - including a parade, a distance run, and more - has been going on for quite a long time. Then, the ...


  12. How has the consolidation of Juneau and Douglas affected the two communities?Read the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Douglas Fourth of July parade in 2015. Douglas still holds separate Independence Day festivities from Juneau; residents have a lot of pride in their identity, but that all came into question during a 1970 controversial vote, in which Juneau voted to consolidate its smaller neighbor.


  13. Our Voice: Richland fireworks ban open for debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The Richland Code Enforcement Board took a bold step recently when it decided to pursue the idea of banning personal fireworks within city limits. Despite opposing voices from the Richland City Council - which has the final say on the matter - code enforcement officials voted to push for an all-out ban, and in the process, ignite a public conversation on the issue.


  14. Send in nominees for grand marshals of Memorial Day, 4th of July paradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Daily Herald

    The City of Aurora is seeking nominations for residents to serve as grand marshals for the 2017 Memorial Day and Fourth of July parades. The nominees must be Aurorans who have made significant contributions to the quality of life in the city, whether it be in the areas of civic or social services, humanitarianism, or through personal achievements such as athletics or the arts.


  15. Southeast History Professor Featured in American Heroes Channel Documentary TV ShowRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 1 | PressReleasePoint

    Southeast Missouri State University history professor Dr. Adam Criblez was recently featured in two episodes of "America: Facts vs. Fiction" on the American Heroes Channel. This is the first time he's appeared on the show dedicated to exploring how and why historical details of the many American myths and legends are sometimes altered to produce a more compelling narrative.


  16. California snowpack could bring 5-year drought to its kneesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | The Campbell Reporter

    Water managers will once again manually measure California's snowpack, saying the state is on track for one of the wettest winters on record after five years of drought. The California Department of Water Resources will do the survey Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in the Sierra Nevada.


  17. Mayor speaks, submits letter seeking July 4 county supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Lincoln Journal

    After confusion last year, Hamlin Mayor David Adkins made certain this year to get the town's request for Fourth of July funding on the record. The county seat's first citizen spoke briefly at the February 16, 2017 regular session of the Lincoln County Commission in Hamlin.


  18. Downtown Athens could see fireworks on July FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Crowds gather downtown during the Athens Downtown Fireworks Spectacular in Athens, Ga., Friday, July 01, 2016. Fireworks explode over the Athens-Clarke County Courthouse during last year's Independence Day celebration.


  19. Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Across FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | South Florida Blade

    ... in our sister gay cities of Tampa and St Pete. From today until July 9th, The Pride Factory is featuring their 4th of July sale where if you spend $50 you get $5 off and if you spend $100 you get $15 off. Starting tonight and going through Saturday, ...


  20. Edwards: Athens-Clarke must host downtown July 4 eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A crowd watches the fireworks that were part of last year's local Independence Day weekend celebration, held July 1 in downtown Athens. I'm writing today, with the support of other downtown Athens businesspeople, to plead to the Athens-Clarke County government to fully fund a downtown Fourth of July celebration.