July Fourth

Friends celebrate July Fourth
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Jim Melwert
July 24, 2020 - 12:42 pm
Bucks and Delaware county officials say they’re seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, and both counties blame the same sources of spread: July Fourth. Read more here.
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Philly summer campers practice social distancing while waiting for the Sprayground to open at.Mander Playground.
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Pat Loeb
July 06, 2020 - 5:10 pm
The Philadelphia Health Department reported nearly 300 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city over the July Fourth weekend, but there are some hopeful signs as well, along with some city services getting back to normal. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police
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Kristen Johanson
July 06, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Over the course of just 48 hours in Philadelphia this past Fourth of July weekend, 30 people were shot. Sunday was the deadliest day so far this year : Seven people were killed, including a 6-year-old and a 15-year-old. Read more here.
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Declaration of Independence
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KYW Staff
July 04, 2020 - 6:00 am
The Declaration of Independence was signed 244 years ago, but some tribulations of 1776 are not too far off from our own today. Listen as staff from Entercom Philadelphia’s radio stations read the declaration together in its entirety.
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Fireworks in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2020 - 2:16 pm
More fireworks than usual have been heard all across the country in recent weeks — all ahead of the Fourth of July weekend — so there’s a growing concern for veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Read more here.
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New Jersey boardwalk
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Tim Jimenez
July 03, 2020 - 9:46 am
The Fourth of July weekend is here, and health officials warn people to stay vigilant and limit the risk of spreading the coronavirus even more. Read more here.
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Six Flags Great Adventure
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KYW Staff
July 03, 2020 - 5:00 am
This Fourth of July weekend will be one we’ve never experienced before — but who’s to say it won’t be one for the books? Plan your weekend with The KYW To-Do List.
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Food on July Fourth
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KYW Staff
July 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
July Fourth is a time for fireworks, group celebrations and barbecue, but this year, the pandemic has made it quite different. Read more here.
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Two people toasting with beer
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Andrew Kramer
June 30, 2020 - 5:05 pm
If you’re planning to head to the beach in Delaware this holiday weekend, you can cross bar hopping off your agenda as Gov. John Carney is closing all beach bars at least through the weekend, beginning Friday. Read more here.
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Amos Morale III
June 29, 2020 - 4:10 pm
Beaches in several Florida counties will be closed during the upcoming holiday weekend as the state responds to record numbers of cases of COVID-19.
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