How to Keep Your Pet Safe on Fourth of July

Although it's a day of loud and joyful celebration for the human species, Independence Day is notoriously traumatizing for many pets. "The Fourth of July is probably the hardest holiday for all the pets in the community," says Devon Prendergast, Community R...
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Confusion Reigns as Trump’s July 4 Plans Remain a Mystery

WASHINGTON — With three weeks to go, exactly what's going to happen in Washington on the Fourth of July remains a subject of intense confusion because of President Donald Trump plans to reshape the nation's premier celebration. "The city is scrambling to fi...
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News To Celebrate: A July 4 Cookout Costs Less This Year

A cookout for the Fourth of July will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The Farm Bureau’s informal survey indicates the average cost of a summer cookout for 10 people is $55...