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Alexandria's Birthday Celebration on July 7 concludes with fireworks set off from a barge in the Potomac River. (Photo: Victor Wolansky Photography)

Celebrate Independence

Your Fourth of July Holiday Guide Independence Day is Wednesday, and what is more American that fireworks? A Capitol Fourth on the National Mall is always a great time, but it is always packed and you have to stake out your spot by noon. But if fighting the crowds is your idea of
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Celebrate the Fourth of July with Bayou Bakery's Red, White & Blue Cake. Available whole or by the slice. (Photo: Bayou Bakery)

Food Bites

Celebrate the Fourth with These Specials The Fourth of July is Wednesday, and it is time to fire up the grill before heading to the National Mall to watch the fireworks. If you don’t want to spend your holiday in a hot kitchen or in front of a grill, check out these restaurant
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If you are going to a concert this summer, stand as far away from the speakers as possible to prevent hearling loss. (Photo: Getty Images)

Say What?

Prevent Hearing Damage This Summer For many, summer means the sweet sounds of live concerts, fireworks, lawnmowers and splashing water. To optimize the fun summer sounds, here are some preventative measures to protect your hearing during these outdoor activities. Concerts Dr.
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