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Hemp flag stokes industry hopes

Jul 4, 2013
The flag flying over the U.S. Capitol on July Fourth? Made of hemp.
Posted In: marijuana, hemp, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Fourth of July
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Fireworks Tech: Behind the scenes

Jul 4, 2013
Displays are getting more impressive thanks to new technologies like computerized electronic matches and synchronized music.
Posted In: Fourth of July, fireworks, Tech, New York
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American economic independence through the years

Jul 5, 2012
As you recover from yesterday's beach trips and barbeques, we take a look back at economic independence throughout American history with Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell.
Posted In: financial independence, Fourth of July
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Fireworks sellers going strong despite heat, cancellations

Jul 4, 2012
With forecasts of excessive heat, rainstorms, and fire danger, a number of communities are calling off their fireworks celebrations this year. And of course local government budgets have also been under strain lately.
Posted In: fireworks, Fourth of July
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Where they celebrate Independence Day in the U.K.

Jul 4, 2012
George Washington's ancestral home in England, Washington Old Hall, is an historic estate which might be the only place in the U.K. that throws a party for our Independence Day.
Posted In: George Washington, history, Fourth of July, england

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