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Fireworks light up 4th of July night sky

People gathered in Jacksonville Beach, Orange Park and on both sides of the St. Johns River downtown for impressive fireworks displays to celebrate America's birthday.

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Anja Mittag #11 of Germany tries to kick the ball past Alex Greenwood #14 of England during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 3rd Place Play-off match between England and Germany at Commonwealth Stadium on July 4, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Photos from the 2015 Women's World Cup

Photos from the Women's World Cup tournament in Canada

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On this day: July 4

The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.

Photos of drug bust takedown scene

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office photos of scene at Mayfair Village Apartments after the attempted arrest of drug suspects where a police sergeant hit by a fleeing stolen was seriously injured.


7 tips for healthy Fourth of July weekend

Keep you and your friends and family healthy and safe over the Fourth of July weekend with these tips.


United States of celebrities

Each and every state can lay claim to its own famous native sons and daughters, some more than others (we're looking at you California). Here's one famous face born in each U.S. state.

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On this day: July 3

A major Civil War battle ends, America gains a new state, Jim Morrison overdoses, and summer blockbusters dominate theaters, all on this day.

All through June, News4Jax, with the help of Memorial Hospital and generous Jacksonville residents, collected snacks and personal care items to stock the USO Welcome Center at Jacksonville International Airport.

Donations restock USO Welcome Center

PHOTO STORY: Thousands of items were donated and collected as part of a Positively Jax campaign to benefit the USO Welcome Center at Jacksonville International Airport.

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