(AP)--As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Authorities are asking people using fireworks to celebrate Independence Day to be considerate to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Safety officials are still trying to find patterns in the series of shark attacks on the North Carolina coast that might help keep the key tourism region safe for visitors, Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday.
RALEIGH, N.C. — If North Carolina's boating safety coordinator could drill one rule into the minds of people on the water, it would be this: wear your life jacket.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Law enforcement agencies have begun their efforts to ensure safe driving during the upcoming July 4 holiday weekend.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Road construction on roads across North Carolina will be put on hold as motorists head to their favorite destinations for the July 4 weekend.
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