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Fourth of July History

A High School Kid Designed Our Flag, And Other Fourth Of July Facts

TheFW.com | Posted 07.03.2012 | Weird News

Every American knows what the Fourth of July is about--independence! But there's a lot most people don't know about this holiday. From the origi...

Happy Independence Day!

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"But... " I hear you say, "... but July 4th is when the Declaration of Independence was signed, and that's what we commemorate." Well... no. Sorry.

Four Thoughts for the Fourth

Kate Kelly | Posted 09.03.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

We all consider July Fourth to be "our nation's birthday," but given the number of steps it took to be a free country, it's good to be reminded of what the day actually signifies.