Fireworks across the nation

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Fireworks light up the Empire State Building along the Manhattan skyline during Macy's 37th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in New York. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
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Lightning flashes during Independence Day fireworks as viewed atop Mt. Washington on Grandview Ave. in Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 4, 2013. (AP PhotoPittsburgh Post-Gazette, John Heller)
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Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a statue of George Washington during an Independence Day celebration, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP PhotoMatt Rourke)
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Fireworks light up the Empire State Building along the Manhattan skyline during Macy's 37th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in New York. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
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The steeple of St. John Gaulbert Catholic Church in Johnstown, Pa., is framed by fireworks during the city's Independence Day celebration, Thursday, July 4, 2013. (AP PhotoTribune-Democrat, John Rucosky).
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Fireworks explode over downtown Austin, Texas, in celebration of Independence Day on Thursday, July 4, 2013. (AP PhotoAustin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)
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Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art during an Independence Day celebration, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP PhotoMatt Rourke)
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Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art during an Independence Day celebration, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP PhotoMatt Rourke)
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Residents and visitors of Alexander's Lake sit out on their docks and in small boats as they watch neighborhood fireworks as they celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Dayville, Conn. (AP PhotoRoss D. Franklin)
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Fireworks light the sky over the U.S. Capitol, left, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial during Fourth of July celebrations, Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Washington. Surrounded by scaffolding, the Washington Monument is closed for repairs after an earthquake in 2011. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
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Fireworks and lightning light up the sky over Albany, Thursday evening, July 4, 2013, during the New York State Fourth of July Celebration Presented By Price Chopper at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y. (AP PhotoTimes Union, Will Waldron)
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Fireworks burst over the Hatch Shell during the finale of the Boston Pops Fourth of July Concert in Boston, Thursday, July 4, 2013. (AP PhotoMichael Dwyer)
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Fireworks explode over the Savannah River during the annual Independence Day celebration Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Savannah, Ga. (AP PhotoSavannah Morning News, Richard Burkhart)
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Fireworks explode over the Savannah River during the annual Independence Day celebration Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Savannah, Ga. (AP PhotoSavannah Morning News, Richard Burkhart)
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Fireworks light the sky over the U.S. Capitol, left, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial during Fourth of July celebrations, Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Washington. Surrounded by scaffolding, the Washington Monument is closed for repairs after an earthquake in 2011. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
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Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art during an Independence Day celebration, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP PhotoMatt Rourke)
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Fireworks light up the Empire State Building along the Manhattan skyline during Macy's 37th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in New York. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
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Fireworks light the sky over the U.S. Capitol, left, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial during Fourth of July celebrations, Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Washington. Surrounded by scaffolding, the Washington Monument is closed for repairs after an earthquake in 2011. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
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Fireworks light up the Empire State Building along the Manhattan skyline during Macy's 37th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in New York. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
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Fireworks light the sky over the U.S. Capitol, left, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial during Fourth of July celebrations, Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Washington. Surrounded by scaffolding, the Washington Monument is closed for repairs after an earthquake in 2011. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
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Fireworks light the sky over the U.S. Capitol, left, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial during Fourth of July celebrations, Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Washington. Surrounded by scaffolding, the Washington Monument is closed for repairs after an earthquake in 2011. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
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Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art during an Independence Day celebration, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP PhotoMatt Rourke)
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Fireworks light up the Empire State Building along the Manhattan skyline during Macy's 37th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in New York. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
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Fireworks light up the Empire State Building along the Manhattan skyline during Macy's 37th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in New York. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
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Fireworks light the sky over the U.S. Capitol, left, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial during Fourth of July celebrations, Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Washington. Surrounded by scaffolding, the Washington Monument is closed for repairs after an earthquake in 2011. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)

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Cities across the nation celebrated the Fourth of July with fireworks.

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