4th of July

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The Grand Traverse Pie Company combines fresh cherries grown in northern Michigan with Detroit born Vernors Ginger Ale soda to create a special treat just in time for the July 4th.

Firework-Free Campgrounds For 4th of July

Jul 4, 2017
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While the Fourth of July is all about fireworks for lots of people, the loud pops and glaring explosions can be nightmarish for others, including veterans of military service who suffer from mental health challenges like PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder). In Michigan, 11 state parks are designated as fireworks-free zones for that very reason. 


Fourth Of July Fireworks Displays

Jul 3, 2017

Here's a partial list of fireworks displays on Monday and Tuesday night. 

Dogs Need Protection from July 4th Fireworks

Jul 3, 2017
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Tomorrow is Independence day which means a lot of barbecues and fireworks for Americans. 


Fireworks at the State Capitol
Courtesy of Capital Concerts / PBS

Tue. July 4 at 8pm and again at 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | A CAPITOL FOURTH kicks off our country’s 241st birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol!

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Law enforcement plan increased enforcement of boating safety laws as the Fourth of July holiday approaches.

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Kevin Durant, Deshaun Tate, Golden State Warriors, NBA Super-teams, Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians, and Weekend Winners.


A Capitol Fourth 2016

Jul 1, 2016
Courtesy of Capital Concerts/Keith Lamond via Shutterstock / WKAR/PBS

Mon. July 4 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | America's favorite host Tom Bergeron to lead the national independence day celebration LIVE from the U.S. Capitol!