Fireworks over the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on July 4, 2008. Photo taken from hear the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va.
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July 3, 2012 Many towns, counties and cities are canceling fireworks celebrations or banning personal use of fireworks. But the show is set to go on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Want to get in a patriotic mood? Check the PBS video from 2007.
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