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July 4 / Cutbacks / Celebrations #1059731

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 04, 2013
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(Studio: Carl Quintanilla) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Miami: Mark Potter) The cancellation of fireworks at military bases, including Ft. Bragg, Camp Lejeune, McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and Pearl Harbor, this Fourth of July due to the sequester budget cuts featured. [WOMAN – reacts.] [Fort Bragg S/Sgt. Jeff WELLS††- reads his essay that won a fireworks show hosted by Fayetteville, North Carolina.] [At a naturalization ceremony, Representative Ileana ROS-LEHTINEN††- says we should not be taking it out on the military.] The plan to have fireworks at the Homestead Air Reserve base near Miami noted.

(Studio: Carl Quintanilla) Independence Day celebrations noted; scenes shown of a parade in New Albany, Ohio, a diaper derby in Pennsylvania, an air show in St. Louis, naturalization ceremonies in Afghanistan for American soldiers born outside the US and at Mt. Vernon in Virginia.

Quintanilla, Carl;
Potter, Mark

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