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An explosive salute to freedom in Iowa City

Fireworks explode over the Old Capitol cupola during an Independence Day celebration in Iowa City on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Sunday was also the culmination of the 2016 Jazz Fest, which was held on various stages in downtown Iowa City. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Fireworks explode over the Old Capitol cupola during an Independence Day celebration in Iowa City on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Sunday was also the culmination of the 2016 Jazz Fest, which was held on various stages in downtown Iowa City. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
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Thousands were on hand Sunday night to celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks show near the Pentacrest on the University of Iowa campus.

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