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National Archives Hosts Reading of Declaration of Independence

A new Marist poll finds 42 percent of Americans do not know what year the U.S. declared independence and only a quarter knew what country the U.S. broke away from. If you're among those looking for refresher in the history of Independence Day, the National Archives is the place to be this July 4th.

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Gearing Up For Fireworks In Manassas

Thousands of people who want to see a fireworks display but are hoping to avoid the crowds on the National Mall will be heading to the historic city of Manassas in Northern Virginia.

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Even A Parade Can't Stay Politics-Free In D.C.

The Palisades Parade kicked off in Northwest D.C. today, as it does every Fourth of July. And just as every year, the event had its share of patriotism and politics.

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D.C. Officials Expect Large Crowds On Fourth Of July

The D.C. region will be a little more crowded than usual this weekend, with tourists and area residents celebrating the Forth of July.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

All sorts of fireworks for the 4th.