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Make this a safe fireworks season

Fireworks displays are a hallmark of summer, and a frequent component of Independence Day celebrations and commemorative events that require a touch of flair. Awe-inspiring pyrotechnics shows lure millions of spectators around the world each and every year.

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Celebrate national pride

Independence Day celebrations are a highlight of summer for people in both Canada and the United States. Canada Day (July 1) and Independence Day (July 4) give North Americans reason to revisit the great moments that shaped what their countries have become.

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Practice Boating Safety During July 4th Celebrations

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) reminds all boaters of the three C's of boating safety as we approach the July 4th holiday.
 
Boaters should use "caution" when operating their vessel, be "courteous" to other boaters on the water, and use "common sense" on the water.

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Tips for a festive 4th of July party

To Americans, Independence Day is a meaningful holiday and often the centerpiece of summertime festivities. Commonly referred to as the 4th of July, the holiday celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, in which the colonies officially declared their independence from Great Britain.

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Grilling Dos and Don'ts

Grilling season is in full swing for many. For others, it never ended at all.
 
Some people equate grilling to an art form and profess to be ultimate grill masters. Whether you consider grilling to be a full-fledged sporting activity or just have a fancy for foods cooked over an open flame, you can benefit from information regarding dos and don'ts related to preparing and grilling foods.