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10:14 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Hurricane Arthur Could Disrupte July 4th Celebrations

Hurricane Arthur's Expected Path
Credit noaa.gov

Tropical Storm Arthur has become a hurricane and is threatening to take a glancing blow at the Carolina coast on Independence Day.

And here on Delmarva officials are bracing for wet weather but are optimistic.

In Ocean City officials are delaying the July 4th fireworks and festivities for Saturday.

Mayor Rick Meehan says the wet weather into Friday morning will not allow enough time to set up the fireworks display for tomorrow night.
Officials still expect near capacity crowds over the weekend with $50 being charged for all day Saturday at the Inlet Parking.

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11:17 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Essay: Reflections on July 4th

Credit Don Rush

July 4th is a day marked by fireworks and a barbeque, family and American flags. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill reflects on its meaning beyond the festivities.

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