Jaylynn Jenkins, Jordan Gibbs and Alexis Jenkins (left to right) watch the Girard, Kansas fireworks display from bleachers in Red Wutke Park on Friday evening, July 3, 2009. While budget problems caused some communities to cancel fireworks shows this year, some towns got the Independence Day weekend off to an early start.
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Fireworks explode over the United States flag Friday, July 3, 2009, after the Hutchinson Monarchs baseball game in Hutchinson, Kan.
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I'll Take Manhattan
Fireworks explode over the Manhattan skyline during the 33rd annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display, Saturday, July 4, 2009 as seen from Weehawken, N.J.
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This year the Macy's 4th of July fireworks display in New York was moved to the Hudson River to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the exploration of the river by Henry Hudson.
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On The Waterfront
Fireworks of the 33rd annual Macy's Fourth of July display are seen Saturday, July 4, 2009, looking past the waterfront of Jersey City towards the borough of Manhattan.
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The Bombs Bursting In Air
Karim Simmons of the Bronx waves an American flag while watching fireworks explode over the Hudson River Saturday, July 4, 2009 in New York.
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Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia on Saturday, July 4, 2009, as thousands line the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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Big And Bright
Fireworks light up the night sky near the Anadarko building in The Woodlands, Texas, July 4, 2009.
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A display of fireworks is seen reflected in a still lake in Noonday, Texas on July 4, 2009.
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Rockets' Red Glare
Fireworks burst high in the skies over the battleship U.S.S. Alabama as Mobile, Ala., celebrates the Fourth of July.
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West Coast Lady Liberty
Fireworks explode above Lake Union in Seattle as seen from Gasworks Park during the Chase Family 4th celebration on Saturday, July 4, 2009.
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Fireworks light up the sky after a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers, July 4, 2009, in Arlington, Texas. Texas won 12-4.
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Fireworks explode over Washington, D.C., as seen from Arlington, Va., during this year's Fourth of July celebration. The Lincoln Memorial can be seen at left, the Washington Monument is at center, and the U.S. Capitol is at right.
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