July Fourth

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O Say Can You Breathe? Fireworks Pollute Air, Study Says

July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too.

06/30/2015

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2015 GUIDE: July 4th Fireworks in D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia

A guide to July 4th fireworks displays in D.C., Maryland and northern Virginia.

06/26/2015

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Park Police Offer Public Alerts for July 4 in DC

Visitors to the National Mall for the Independence Day celebration can sign up for event information and emergency notifications from the National Park Service.

07/04/2014

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Metro Running on Saturday Schedule for July Fourth

Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.

07/04/2014

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Around the Nation, People Gear Up For July 4 Celebrations

The United States marks 238 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights:

07/04/2014

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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.

06/12/2014