Fourth of July

President Donald Trump listens during a "National Dialogue on Safely Reopening America's Schools," event in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
July 07, 2020 - 8:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is wielding America's racial tensions as a reelection weapon, fiercely denouncing the racial justice movement on a near-daily basis with language stoking white resentment and aiming to drive his supporters to the polls. The incendiary discourse is alarming...
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WWL Newsroom
July 03, 2020 - 8:49 am
Usually, the State Fire Marshal would encourage families to choose public fireworks displays versus creating their own, but most are canceled to discourage large gatherings due to COVID-19.
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Governor John Bel Edwards
WWL Newsroom
July 03, 2020 - 8:38 am
Governor Edwards says our current escalation in COVID cases began almost exactly two weeks after Memorial Day and he wants residents to avoid a repeat for the 4th of July.
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Thomas Perumean
June 29, 2020 - 6:39 am
Out are fireworks, big parties at the park, concerts, travel to other cities for gatherings, etc.
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Hazel Roberts walks in a field of flags ahead of Memorial Day, Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Cohasset, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Associated Press
May 23, 2020 - 7:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses Saturday during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged U.S. states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns. Yet many Americans remained cautious as the number of confirmed cases nationwide passed 1.6 million. In California...
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A food server wearing a protective face mask waits on customers at the Parkshore Grill restaurant Monday, May 4, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Several restaurants are reopening with a 25% capacity as part of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' plan to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
AP News
May 04, 2020 - 8:52 pm
The reopening of the economy and loosening of coronavirus-prompted restrictions remain uneven and varied throughout the U.S. as governors watch case numbers and weigh caution against desires to ramp up business. Texas, Oklahoma, and Montana are among states newly allowing restaurants to reopen...
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July 10, 2019 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fourth of July meant hot dogs, fireworks and President Donald Trump for many Fox News viewers. The Nielsen company said Fox News reached an average of 4.09 million viewers between 6 and 8 last Thursday evening for its coverage of Trump's much-discussed holiday parade in...
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July 05, 2019 - 2:18 am
By Linda Cameron ( 1010 WINS ) -- Learning doesn't stop because schools close for the summer. Parents can keep their children engaged with 4th of July arts and crafts. Some projects are simple but fun; others a little more scientific. More crafts embed science and computer coding, but not all...
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RADIO.COM
July 05, 2019 - 1:01 am
The Fourth of July is a great time for getting together with friends and family, and naturally, you want to include your four-legged companion in the celebrations.
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Joey Chestnut retains his Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest title.
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July 04, 2019 - 5:21 pm
There was really only one dog in this fight. Joey "Jaws" Chestnut continued his dominance at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on Thursday by dowining 71 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win his 12th title, finishing just shy of his record 74 hot dogs he ate in last year's contest. "I feel like I should...
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