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Trump hits 'radical left,' news media, China in Independence Day ...

6 hours ago by The Hill

President Trump took aggressive swipes at the "radical left" and news media while defending his administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic during ...

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Mansfield Independence Day Fireworks

6 hours ago by WETM - MyTwinTiers.com

MANSFIELD, PA (WETM) – On Sunday, July 5th Mansfield will have fireworks to celebrate Independence Day 2020. The event has been moved from at Smythe ...

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Bill Pullman channels 'Independence Day' to promote wearing masks

7 hours ago by NME.com

Bill Pullman has offered advice to Americans on the importance of wearing "freedom masks" to combat coronavirus in a new video.

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Bill Pullman channels 'Independence Day' to promote wearing masks
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Independence Day's Bill Pullman Urges Americans To Wear A Mask

8 hours ago by Screen Rant

Independence Day actor Bill Pullman (President Whitmore) urges fans to wear their 'freedom masks' as they celebrate the Fourth of July.

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Independence Day's Bill Pullman Urges Americans To Wear A Mask
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Trump maintains divisive tone in Independence Day remarks - CNN ...

8 hours ago by CNN

President Donald Trump maintained a divisive tone in a speech during an Independence Day celebration at the White House. The remarks were similar to those ...

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Watch now: Here's how Bloomington-Normal celebrated ...

10 hours ago by Bloomington Pantagraph

The Fourth of July looked very different this year. The Pantagraph caught up with people across McLean County this weekend to find out how they were ...

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'Independence Day' star Bill Pullman urges Americans to wear a ...

10 hours ago by The Hill

Bill Pullman, the actor who played played the fictional President Thomas J.

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'Independence Day' Star Bill Pullman Tells Americans to Wear Face ...

10 hours ago by Variety

Bill Pullman, who played president Thomas J. Whitmore in "Independence Day," is urging Americans to wear their face masks in public.

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Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor ...

10 hours ago by CNN

President Donald Trump delivered another deeply divisive speech to mark Independence Day on Saturday, comparing the US's fight against Nazis and terrorists ...

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Trump vows to defeat 'radical left' in 4 July speech

10 hours ago by BBC News

US President Donald Trump has used an Independence Day address to vow to defeat the "radical left" as protests sweep the country. Striking a combative tone, ...

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Trump vows to defeat 'radical left' in 4 July speech
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In Independence Day address, Trump condemns left, media

10 hours ago by NBC News

In a Fourth of July address on Saturday, President Donald Trump vilified the left and the media, demanding uncritical praise for the country's history.

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In Independence Day address, Trump condemns left, media
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Trump in campaign mode at White House's Independence Day event

10 hours ago by Aljazeera.com

US president uses traditionally non-partisan event to launch attacks on 'radical left' ahead of November polls.

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Trump in campaign mode at White House's Independence Day event
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WATCH: Merritt Island Independence Day Drive-By Parade Along ...

10 hours ago by SpaceCoastDaily.com

Thank you to everyone who made today's 2nd Annual Independence Day Parade such an amazing success! Even though we changed the format to a static ...

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DIY Independence Day: Firework sales boom as public shows ...

1 day ago by Madison.com

With nearly all local public displays canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, fireworks vendors say business is booming as people take matters into their ...

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'Independence Day deserves fireworks': Communities find creative ...

1 day ago by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Families enjoy the Fayette County's annual fireworks display, “BOOM! Fireworks Over Fayette” in the parking lot of the Uniontown Mall on Sunday, June 28, 2020 ...

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In troubled times: Independence Day in a land of confusion

1 day ago by WTOP

It was the worst of times. It was the weirdest of times. It was a season of sickness and shouting, of defiance and tension, of industrial-strength falsehood and…

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Alexandria city offices closed for Independence Day Friday

5 days ago by KALB News (press release)

The City of Alexandria offices including Customer Service, City Hall, the Animal Shelter and other departments will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of ...

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Alexandria city offices closed for Independence Day Friday
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Ways to Safely Celebrate Independence Day

5 days ago by Georgia Tech News Center

As Independence Day approaches, many Americans are looking to celebrate but also wondering how they can do so safely. While the holiday will undoubtedly ...

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Fourth of July: Local events both virtual and in-person will celebrate ...

5 days ago by Community Impact Newspaper

Local residents have a variety of ways this year to celebrate Independence Day, from fireworks shows to parades. With increased concerns about the continuing ...

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July Fourth Events In DC, MD, VA: Canceled Or Not?

5 days ago by WAMU 88.5

Many of the area's large-scale celebrations have been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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July Fourth Events In DC, MD, VA: Canceled Or Not?
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How to celebrate 4th of July in Philadelphia region

5 days ago by WPVI-TV

No one does Independence Day quite like Philadelphia. And while that's still true, July 4 celebrations across the Delaware Valley will take on a whole new look ...

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How to celebrate 4th of July in Philadelphia region
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July 4th Fireworks: Where To Watch In Maryland

5 days ago by CBS Baltimore

With July 4th around the corner it's hard to imagine celebrating Independence Day without fireworks, especially in Baltimore — the home of the Star-Spangled ...

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July 4th Fireworks: Where To Watch In Maryland
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5 Things to do in July

5 days ago by Asheville Citizen-Times

With many celebrations cancelled, here are something things to do to make the best of July.

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5 Things to do in July
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McFarland cancels fireworks show for Fourth of July

5 days ago by The Bakersfield Californian

The city of McFarland will not be having its annual Fourth of July Fireworks show, Festival Committee members said this week.

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McFarland cancels fireworks show for Fourth of July
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Fenton prepares for virtual Independence Day Freedom Festival

5 days ago by ABC 12 News (press release)

It will be a Fourth of July holiday like no other this summer. But despite the pandemic, a Mid-Michigan community will celebrate the holiday with a virtual parade, ...

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Fenton prepares for virtual Independence Day Freedom Festival
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Fireworks: What is legal/illegal on Independence Day

5 days ago by WAOW

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) -- The sound of fireworks on Independence Day, some love it while others do not. This year, the 4th of July celebrations may look ...

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Fireworks: What is legal/illegal on Independence Day
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Celebrate Independence Day in Miami on July 4

5 days ago by Miami News Record

MIAMI – It's that time of year again as people around the area make preparations for the annual Fourth of July celebrations. In Miami, the festivities will be held ...

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Celebrate Independence Day in Miami on July 4
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Where to See Fireworks This Independence Day

5 days ago by NBC Chicago

Many Independence Day firework shows were cancelled due to corornavirus concerns, but some remain ready to go. Here is a list of places to view fireworks ...

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Where to See Fireworks This Independence Day
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Monday Stat: Independence Day Projections - Gifts & Decorative ...

6 days ago by Gifts & Decorative Accessories

With the Fourth of July coming up this Saturday, in a typical year, most consumers would be expected to hit retail hard, in search of gourmet goods, party ...

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Independence Day amid a pandemic: Where to find fireworks shows ...

6 days ago by CNYcentral.com

Wondering where to find Independence Day fireworks this year? We've compiled a list of upcoming shows that are still on. Many shows put on by local groups ...

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QUIZ: Test your Independence Day IQ

6 days ago by MetroWest Daily News

The Fourth of July is a favorite summer holiday for most Americans. And after all, what's not to like?When we're not in the middle of a pandemic, July 4th is day ...

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QUIZ: Test your Independence Day IQ
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Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be 'very little compared to what it is worth'

1 year ago by Washington Post

President Trump on Wednesday boasted that his Independence Day celebration planned for Thursday will be “the show of a lifetime” and defended concerns about its cost, saying that it will be “very little compared to what it is worth.” Trump administration ...

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Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be 'very little compared to what it is worth'
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Trump's Independence Day military parade sees tanks roll through Washington – as residents told 'don't panic'

1 year ago by The Sun

BATTLE tanks were seen rolling through the streets of Washington ahead of Donald Trump's Fourth of July military parade. The US President has promised the “show of a lifetime” - but officials are worried streets and bridges will be damaged by the 25-tonne ...

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Trump's Independence Day military parade sees tanks roll through Washington – as residents told 'don't panic'
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Think you know about Independence Day? Take this quiz and find out

1 year ago by Los Angeles Times

6) A. The founders originally intended to mark July 2 the official Independence Day, though forgot to plan a celebration on the one-year anniversary. They instead pivoted to July 4, and Williamsburg's Virginia Gazette reported on the event. 7) C. Fireworks ...

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Accused of hijacking Independence Day, Trump promises 'show of a lifetime'

1 year ago by FRANCE 24

Tanks in the heart of Washington, fighter jets screaming overhead, and a speech from the Lincoln Memorial: President Donald Trump is promising the "show of a lifetime" as he prepares to turn the Fourth of July into a personal primetime extravaganza.

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Independence Day: Bitcoin Could Suddenly Surge This Fourth Of July Holiday

1 year ago by Forbes

Bitcoin has been fighting to hold onto its recent gains over the last week with bitcoin bulls having to defend the $10,000 per bitcoin psychological barrier numerous times. The bitcoin price, still up some 230% so far this year, has fallen from its recent highs of ...

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America's 243rd Independence Day Fast Facts

1 year ago by FOX43.com

According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, the Fourth of July is the most popular day for grilling. In 2019, the National Retail Foundation estimates Americans will spend $6.7 billion on food for cookouts and picnics to celebrate Independence Day.

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Fourth of July 2019 Instagram Captions: 15 Quotes to Honor Independence Day and the American Dream

1 year ago by Newsweek

As Independence Day lands on July 4, Newsweek has pulled together Instagram-worthy quotes to help you celebrate the Fourth of July. Independence Day Quotes For Instagram Posts. File Photo America Patriot iStock Stock image: American flag against a ...

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Fourth of July 2019 Instagram Captions: 15 Quotes to Honor Independence Day and the American Dream
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Sundin column: Some Independence Day history

1 year ago by Glenwood Springs Post Independent

On July 4 the delegates adopted an official Declaration of Independence that had been drafted by Thomas Jefferson. A formal copy of the Declaration was signed by 53 of the 61 delegates on August 2. An additional five delegates signed it within the next ...

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America's Top Ten 4th of July Foods Revealed: Best Recipes to Celebrate Independence Day

1 year ago by Newsweek

Independence Day, July 4, is so close we can taste the juicy BBQ food already. People in the U.S. often pair their love of food with federal holidays, spending a lot of money to celebrate holidays via their stomach. According to the graphic below, provided by ...

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America's Top Ten 4th of July Foods Revealed: Best Recipes to Celebrate Independence Day
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Why Martina McBride Has 'Mixed Feelings' About Patriotic Connotations Tied to 'Independence Day'

1 year ago by PEOPLE.com

Martina McBride's song “Independence Day” might seem like the perfect hit to soundtrack a Fourth of July party, but the country singer wants listeners to reflect on the song's true meaning: as an anthem for women escaping domestic violence. Twenty-five ...

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So what's Independence Day all about, anyway?

1 year ago by Beef Magazine

Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, which was then edited by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. Jefferson took their edits and incorporated them into what would become the version finally adopted. Independence Day ...

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So what's Independence Day all about, anyway?
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Celebrate Independence Day — area activities abound

1 year ago by Harrison Daily

Celebrating the Fourth of July is a family tradition in America. The Fourth of July is a federal holiday known as Independence Day in the United States. This special day is set aside to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence of the United ...

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The Myth of Independence Day

1 year ago by Creators Syndicate

The Declaration of Independence — released on July 4, 1776 — was Thomas Jefferson's masterpiece. Jefferson himself wrote much about it in essays and letters during the 50 years that followed. Not the least of what he wrote offered his view that the ...

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The Myth of Independence Day
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Why Do We Celebrate July 4 With Fireworks?

1 year ago by History

Some impromptu celebrations greeted the declaration's first public readings on July 8, in front of local militia troops in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, but the first organized celebration of Independence Day would take place in Philadelphia on July 4, 1777.

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Why Do We Celebrate July 4 With Fireworks?
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Martina McBride's 'Independence Day': How a Song About Domestic Violence Got Mistaken for a Patriotic Anthem

1 year ago by Rolling Stone

When Martina McBride's “Independence Day” was released to country radio in April 1994, it was easy to mistake the country song for a U-S-A! U-S-A! anthem. It was titled after America's most patriotic holiday after all, and its irresistible chorus of “Let freedom ...

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Martina McBride's 'Independence Day': How a Song About Domestic Violence Got Mistaken for a Patriotic Anthem
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4th of July 2019 greetings: Happy Independence Day messages and quotes to celebrate

1 year ago by Express.co.uk

This year marks the 243rd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, which declared that the 13 American colonies were no longer under British rule and were free, independent states. Across the US, parades, parties and firework displays are held in ...

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4th of July 2019 greetings: Happy Independence Day messages and quotes to celebrate
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Independence Day: Eight ways to celebrate 4th July in the UK

1 year ago by The Independent

The Fourth of July is one of the most significant fixtures of the year for many Americans, commemorating the events which led to the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. While the celebrations which surround Independence Day in the US ...

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Independence Day: Eight ways to celebrate 4th July in the UK
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A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans

1 year ago by CNN

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress, two days after a vote on whether to separate from the United Kingdom. The Declaration, drafted by Thomas Jefferson (who eventually became President and who ...

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A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans