July 4 Fireworks Dazzle Spectators in NYC and NJ

Thousands of people descended on the shorelines of Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn to get a seat for the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on the East River. And in Jersey City, people witnessed a riveting show over the Hudson River on the heels of a state government shutdown.

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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in New York.
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in New York.
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Fireworks are seen from the East River on the South Brooklyn route of a New York City ferry on July 4, 2017 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. This is the 41st annual display of the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks.
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People watch as fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in New York.
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Fireworks are seen from the East River on the South Brooklyn route of a New York City ferry on July 4, 2017 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. This is the 41st annual display of the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks.
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With the New York City skyline in the background, fireworks explode over the Hudson River during the Jersey City Fourth of July fireworks celebration Tuesday, July 4, 2017, as seen from Jersey City, N.J.
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in New York.
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Fireworks are seen from the East River on the South Brooklyn route of a New York City ferry on July 4, 2017 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. This is the 41st annual display of the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks.
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in New York.
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in New York.
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