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Aug. 2, 1776: Signing the Declaration of Independence

Although the Declaration was adopted and Independence Day is celebrated on the Fourth of July, the official signing of the Declaration of Independence did not take place until Aug. 2, 1776.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Marriage proposal before large baseball crowd

WHEN Christa Tremblin took her boyfriend to a baseball game, little did she know he would propose to her in front of thousands.


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The 4th didn't always include pie

Apple pie may be as American as the Fourth of July, but it probably wasn't on the table when the holiday first began.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Baked Goods, Dessert, Food, Pies, Dining, Recipes

A bedtime for fireworks: Grand Haven Charter Township Board moves forward with fireworks amendment

The Grand Haven Charter Township Board is moving forward with an amendment to prohibit the use of consumer fireworks between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. Based on the current ordinance, fireworks are allowed on holidays and the days before and after the holidays in the township.


Related Topix: Grand Haven, MI, Ottawa County, MI, Life, Holidays

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Something important happens every dayJuly 29th

Daily, I glance at the large calendar on the wall that looks down on my writing area.


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Los Angeles Times

'Forrest Gump' to get Imax theatrical re-release for 20th anniversary

"Forrest Gump" is headed back to the big screen for its 20th anniversary - or, rather, the bigger screen.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Forrest Gump, Short, Independence Day, Thriller, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Life, Holidays, War Movies, Biography Movies, Born on the Fourth of July, Movies, Entertainment

The Countywide

Fizz! Boom! Read! awards at The Falls City Public Library

At the Falls City Public Library, it's been a summer of fun with lots of activities and programs for all the eager readers.


Related Topix: Libraries, Family, Kids, Karnes County, TX, Life, Holidays

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

The Five Best Peruvian Restaurants

July is a big month in terms of national celebrations: the U.S. parties it up for Fourth of July , the French guzzle champagne for Bastille Day, and Peru commemorates its Independence Day on July 28 .


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, France, Europe, World News, South America, Peru, Food, Bar-B-Q, Palm Beach, FL, Wilton Manors, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Small Town Sunday: Pekin, Ind.

"The Oldest Consecutive Independence Day Celebration" -- that's the claim to fame, for Pekin, Indiana, but there's a lot more to the tiny town than the two-day event.


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Lansing State Journal

New member appointed to St. Johns City Commission

Once again the St. Johns Rotary Club sponsored a top notch Fourth of July program up at the City Park.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Johns, MI, Clinton County, MI, Owosso, MI, Belding, MI, Edmore, MI

Logan Banner

Something important happens every day1:46 am

Daily, I glance at the large calendar on the wall that looks down on my writing area.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Erie Times News

Sinnott: City won't use tax dollars for Fourth of July fireworks

And that could remain the case regarding future Independence Day holidays, Mayor Joe Sinnott said recently, if the city cannot find a way to put on a fireworks display without spending taxpayer dollars.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA


Beach Goers Puzzled With No Place To Change In OC

OCEAN CITY, Md. - The sign in bathrooms along the Ocean City boardwalk read "changing of clothes in this bathroom is prohibited."


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

East Longmeadow 4th of July Parade Committee issues call for photographs of past celebrations

The East Longmeadow Fire Department has put out a call for photographs of past Independence Day celebrations, hoping that community residents can help them compile an archive of images from years gone by.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Longmeadow, MA, East Longmeadow, MA

Kent Reporter

Kent residents lodge fireworks complaints at City Council

Several residents made enough noise about fireworks in Kent that the City Council's going to see what it can do to address the problem of so many illegal devices landing in the yards of homes.


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San Mateo Daily Journal

Police arrest San Bruno man for July 6 murder

Police Thursday announced an arrest in the shooting death of a man killed during a bloody Fourth of July weekend in the city's Bayview District.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Life, Holidays

Marietta Times

A new date for the county fair?

Instead of attending the Washington County Fair on Labor Day weekend, imagine going more than a month earlier, around the Fourth of July.


Related Topix: Washington County, OH, Life, Holidays, Marietta, OH, Ohio, Agriculture, Science, Noble County, OH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lakeland Times

Cheers and Jeers

Cheers: To Pitlik and Wick, for saving the Highway 51 project and getting the lanes open for the month of July.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Muddy Waters

Local folks and beach dwellers gather at this establishment for oversized buckets and goblets of drinks with names like "pirate sprits."


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Deerfield Beach, FL

The Fort Lupton Press

Fort Lupton officials hail success of Old-Fashioned Fourth of July

A July 9 town hall meeting comprising of about a half dozen Fort Lupton city officials turned impromptu celebration of a celebration as they discussed the successes of their inaugural Fourth of July event.


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