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America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer

July 4, 2015

As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

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America ushers in July 4 with hot dogs, hot music, cool beer

July 4, 2015

As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

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IN AMERICA'S BIRTHPLACE: CONCERTS, A PARADE AND... more »»

Horse rescued from sinkhole on western Pennsylvania farm

July 3, 2015

SCENERY HILL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say emergency responders used a hoist to rescue a retired racehorse from a sinkhole on a western Pennsylvania farm. more »»

In death, Nebraska girl helps Pennsylvania boys live on

July 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Nebraska girl who died of brain cancer Tuesday at age 3 helped save the lives of two Pennsylvania children through organ donatio. more »»

Fireworks displays costly, but communities feel obligated

July 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Butler residents nearly went berserk this year when Mayor Tom Donaldson said the city could not afford an annual Independence Day fireworks display. more »»

140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists

July 3, 2015

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties. more »»

Planning, collaboration preceded Lincoln fireworks show

July 3, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The fireworks that have been prepared to burst in the air over Lincoln are the booming, glittering results of careful planning and collaboration. more »»

Three Rivers Regatta nixes boat events due to swollen rivers

July 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Too much water will mean no boats — of any kind — at the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatt. more »»

FBI questions Allentown mayor, seizes contract documents

July 3, 2015

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Federal agents have searched Allentown City Hall, questioned the mayor and top manager and seized documents pertaining to bidding and contracts. more »»

85 percent want Pittsburgh's sister bridges to remain yellow

July 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An online poll that drew more than 12,000 votes shows nearly 85 percent of Pittsburghers don't want the city's three "sister bridges" across the Allegheny River to be painted a... more »»

Police: Man shoots woman, turns gun on himself at pub

July 3, 2015

DILLSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the identities of a man and woman killed in a murder-suicide on the deck of a central Pennsylvania pub. more »»

Construction crane topples onto Pitt campus science building

July 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Construction crews were working to straighten a truck-mounted crane which toppled sideways and came to rest against a science building on the University of Pittsburgh campus. more »»

Boy, 12, drowns after slipping on rocks, falling into creek

July 3, 2015

SAINT PETERS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a boy drowned after he slipped on wet rocks and fell into a rain-swollen creek near Philadelphia. more »»

Chairs in Canonsburg signal forthcoming July 4th parade

July 3, 2015

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The chairs are out. Can the parade be far behind?

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Things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

July 3, 2015

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday. more »»

 
 

KIDS DAY II: Dress Up and Discover! July 4, 2015

July 04 – “KIDS DAY II: Dress Up and Discover!!” - Kids of all ages get to wear uniforms from the museum education collection. Pose for pictures while “driving” an authentic WWII or Korean War era jeep! Regular Admission Rates Apply; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. more »

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July 3, 2015 July 4 weekend has arrived, and although most of the regular weekend live music venues are deferring live musical entertainment in lieu of the numerous picnics, fireworks displays and other July 4... more »

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