July 4th Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 6/29/2011 5:05:58 PM EST
    A driver moves a truck through the others at the loading dock area at the Pyrotecnico facility to be loaded in New Castle, Pa. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Truckers hauling fireworks to light up cities nationwide are being given an exemption on federal driving rules for the July 4th holiday, sparking concerns for safety advocates. But the industry says without it, some places wouldn?t have enough green to pay for flashes of red, white and blue.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
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    Posted: 6/29/2011 5:05:58 PM EST
    Stephen Vitale, president of Pennsylvania-based Pyrotecnico, gets down from one of the trucks after checking its lights after it was loaded with equipment and the explosives for upcoming fireworks shows at the company site in New Castle, Pa. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Truckers hauling fireworks to light up cities nationwide are being given an exemption on federal driving rules for the July 4th holiday, sparking concerns for safety advocates. But the industry says without it, some places wouldn?t have enough green to pay for flashes of red, white and blue.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
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    Posted: 6/29/2011 5:05:56 PM EST
    Stephen Vitale, president of Pennsylvania-based Pyrotecnico, stands outside one of the trucks being loaded with equipment and the explosives for upcoming fireworks shows at the company site in New Castle, Pa. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Truckers hauling fireworks to light up cities nationwide are being given an exemption on federal driving rules for the July 4th holiday, sparking concerns for safety advocates. But the industry says without it, some places wouldn?t have enough green to pay for flashes of red, white and blue.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
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    Posted: 6/29/2011 5:05:52 PM EST
    Jeremy Barbati, loads a rack of tubes that fireworks are shot from into one of the trucks leaving the Pyrotecnico facility in New Castle, Pa. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Truckers hauling fireworks to light up cities nationwide are being given an exemption on federal driving rules for the July 4th holiday, sparking concerns for safety advocates. But the industry says without it, some places wouldn?t have enough green to pay for flashes of red, white and blue.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)