Fourth of July http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Fireworks http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/fireworks <div class="card-text"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Photo taken by "MJ_07" on <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mj_07/9216797589/in/pool-kwmu">Flickr.com</a>.</p><p>Join the <a href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/kwmu/">St. Louis Public Radio Flickr group</a> to see interesting photos taken in the St. Louis region and submit your own. Each week on our website and Facebook page we feature one outstanding photo from the group.</p></div></div></div></div><p></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 20:53:40 +0000 Madalyn Painter 28058 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Fireworks St. Louis Welcomes New Citizens On Eve Of July 4th http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-welcomes-new-citizens-eve-july-4th <p>Just one day before the Fourth of July, St. Louis welcomed more than 50 new United States citizens.</p><p>The group took the oath of citizenship during an annual naturalization ceremony in the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis.&nbsp;</p><p>The immigrants came from 26 countries, including Vietnam, Nigeria, Nepal, Albania and Germany.</p><p>Congresswoman Ann Wagner of Missouri’s Second District was the guest speaker at the ceremony, which she said was her first.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:52:35 +0000 Kristi Luther 27936 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Welcomes New Citizens On Eve Of July 4th Without fireworks on the 4th of July? We've got you covered http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/without-fireworks-4th-july-weve-got-you-covered <p>St. Louis&#39; annual Independence Day celebration is still on,&nbsp;<a href="http://fairsaintlouis.org/">Fair Saint Louis</a>,&nbsp;but we know numerous municipalities in our area are postponing their festivities, or canceling them altogether, due to the hot and dry weather conditions.</p><p>If you won&#39;t be at Fair Saint Louis, or are in one of the communities where fireworks are a no-go this year, we&#39;ve got you covered.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 00:25:40 +0000 Kelsey Proud 4049 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Without fireworks on the 4th of July? We've got you covered Entertainment announced for 2011 Fair St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/entertainment-announced-2011-fair-st-louis <p>The self-proclaimed &quot;America&#39;s biggest birthday party,&quot; <a href="http://www.celebratestlouis.org/#info">Fair St. Louis</a>, announced the lineup of events and entertainers for this summer&#39;s event yesterday.</p><p>Here&#39;s a quick look at the schedule for the three-day celebration on the grounds of the Gateway Arch:</p><p><strong>Saturday, July 2</strong></p> Thu, 10 Mar 2011 17:18:11 +0000 Kelsey Proud 695 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Entertainment announced for 2011 Fair St. Louis