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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.


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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.



Fireworks Dazzle Skies Over Washington

Fireworks dazzled the skies over Washington as part of the ‘A Capitol Fourth’ celebration.


Fireworks explode over the White House on July 4th. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Best Places To See Fireworks In Washington DC

There are few places more spectacular than Washington DC on the 4th of July. Here are some prime choices for optimal firework viewing pleasure.


Fireworks explode in the sky above the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

D.C. Prepares for Annual ‘A Capitol Fourth’ Concert

America’s 237th birthday still is a day away but preparations are underway in the nation’s capital for the country’s official Fourth of July party.


A view from the South Lawn of the White House as fireworks erupt over the National Mall, July 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Metro Adds Extra Trains for July 4th Fireworks

Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.


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Fireworks Blamed for Md. House Fire

Anne Arundel County fire officials say improperly discarded fireworks started a fire at a house in the Providence community east of Annapolis.


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Police: Fireworks to Blame For Explosion Reports in D.C.

D.C. police are blaming a backpack of fireworks for reports of an explosion.


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.


Watching Fireworks

Best Places To See Fireworks In Washington DC

To save you the time of roaming around in the DC heat this July 4th holiday, here are some prime choices for optimal firework viewing pleasure.