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Fourth of July 2024

Fourth of July Fireworks

Photo credit: Vernon Raineil Cenzon

BOMBS BURSTING IN AIR: Watch fireworks all over Atlanta.

It’s July 4th. Oh say can you see, by the fire cracker’s yellow light ... it’s the birthday of the United States of America! Put on your best stars and stripes, wave the Star-Spangled Banner, and sing your heart out to “America the Beautiful!” Since 1776, the U.S. has been kicking butt and taking names, so let’s celebrate it! Don’t let George Washington down.

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What CL Writers Say About Independence Day


Monday July 2, 2012 10:14 AM EDT
Fourth of July has devolved into a mindless national block party. Here’s what we should do about it. | more...


Sunday June 28, 2009 01:20 PM EDT
By declaring our independence, shooting guns and celebrating Atlanta’s melting pot | more...


Monday February 12, 2007 03:18 PM EST

We received an e-mail from Secretary of State Karen Handel at 4:55 Friday afternoon notifying us that Georgia’s official copy of the Declaration of Independence will be on display at the state Capitol today, Monday, Feb. 12.

First of all, thanks for the advance notice, guys!

As many of you know, a research archivist named Greg Jarrell stumbled across the document while conducting...

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Thursday July 3, 2003 12:04 AM EDT

Sipping with the Enemy: Where to go to slake your thirst after waving the Stars and Stripes for a sweaty 10K that celebrates our independence from those wags across the pond? To an English pub, of course. After all, we didn’t throw off all things English in 1776, and lately we have a greater bond with the Brits than with our former allies against them — the French.

The Prince of Wales,...

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