Fourth Of July

The South Carolina and American flags flying at half-staff behind the Confederate flag erected in front of the State Congress building in Columbia, South Carolina on June 19, 2015. Police captured the white suspect in a gun massacre at one of the oldest black churches in Charleston in the United States, the latest deadly assault to feed simmering racial tensions. Police detained 21-year-old Dylann Roof, shown wearing the flags of defunct white supremacist regimes in pictures taken from social media, after nine churchgoers were shot dead during bible study on Wednesday. AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV        (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Remove Unauthorized Confederate Flag Flown In Florida

On the Fourth of July, when the American flag should be flown high, authorities said someone, without authorization, raised a Confederate flag outside Tallahassee City Hall, which police took down.

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Revelers Flock To The Biltmore For Fireworks Spectacular

Patriotic songs filled the air at the famed Biltmore Hotel as the City of Coral Gables, along with several sponsors, hosted a Fourth of July celebration that brought people together from all over South Florida.

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Mike Stonie defeats Joey Chestnut after eating 62 hot dogs at The Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York, on July 4, 2015. The contest is an annual Fourth of July tradition. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)

Matt Stonie Tops Joey Chestnut In Hot Dog Eating Contest

Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island, thwarting Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory.

07/04/2015

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Drunk-Driving Crash Survivor Thanks Officers For Their Service

A survivor of a drunk driving crash honored the people who bring reckless drivers, like the one who killed her sister, to justice in an award ceremony at Miami-Dade Police Headquarters Thursday.

07/02/2015

A patriotic July 4th pooch.  (Source: CBS4)

July 4th Fun In The Florida Keys

If you’re heading down to the Keys over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, you may want to check out how the locals celebrate Independence Day.

07/02/2015

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AAA Offers “Tow To Go” Over July 4th Weekend

This July 4th holiday weekend, the AAA Auto Club has teamed up with Bud Light for their ‘Tow to Go’ program which offers a confidential ride home to driver’s who have a few too many to drink.

07/02/2015

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Authorities To Crack Down On Unsafe Holiday Boating

As fourth of July weekend draws closer, authorities say they will be cracking down on boaters.

07/01/2015

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More Travelers Expected To Hit The Road For Independence Day

Independence Day travelers might want to load extra time into their holiday plans.

06/30/2015

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Firework Shows Set To Light Up The Sky Across South Florida

The Fourth of July is just days away and, if fireworks are as synonymous with Independence Day as bright lights at Christmas time, you may find that South Florida is the perfect place to be.

06/30/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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