Independence Day (United States)

In this July 4, 2013 file photo, a triage area is set up at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, Calif. after a blast during the Fourth of July show injured 28 people as debris from fireworks, mortar tubes and the racks holding them flew into the crowd. (AP Photo/The Ventura County Star,Wendy Pierro,File)

Fireworks shell faulted in July 4 blast in Simi Valley

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation by the state fire marshal found that a Fourth of July fireworks accident that injured nearly 30 people at a show in Southern California was caused by the malfunction […]


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Rare jellyfish may have made Laguna Beach debut

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A rare jellyfish might have made a stinging debut at a Southern California beach. The Orange County Register reports some people suffered stings all over their bodies last week at Thousand […]


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Second re-enactment of Battle of Gettysburg begins

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A second re-enactment of the Battle of Gettysburg is set to begin this Fourth of July as the National Park Service wraps up its commemorative programs for the 150th anniversary of […]


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Hermosa Beach cracks down on rowdy July 4 revelers

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Hermosa Beach is putting out the unwelcome mat for Fourth of July revelers who in recent years have made the city an annual destination for celebrating independence with drunkenness and […]



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