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Hot dogs gobbled, small-town parades cheered as U.S. marks soggy July 4

People sit and eat hot dogs and look at the Empire State Building after a hot dog eating competition was moved indoors due to bad weather on Independence Day in the Manhattan borough of New York July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People sit and eat hot dogs and look at the Empire State Building after a hot dog eating competition was moved indoors due to bad weather on Independence Day in the Manhattan borough of New York July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People sit and eat hot dogs and look at the Empire State Building after a hot dog eating competition was moved indoors due to bad weather on Independence Day in the Manhattan borough of New York July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Contestants (L-R) Tim Janus, men's division winner Joey Chestnut, and Matt Stonie are seen just after finishing the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 4, 2014.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Contestants (L-R) Tim Janus, men's division winner Joey Chestnut, and Matt Stonie are seen just after finishing the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 4,...more

Contestants (L-R) Tim Janus, men's division winner Joey Chestnut, and Matt Stonie are seen just after finishing the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A downed sign is pictured after hurricane Arthur passed through in Nags Head, North Carolina July 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Chris Keane

A downed sign is pictured after hurricane Arthur passed through in Nags Head, North Carolina July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A downed sign is pictured after hurricane Arthur passed through in Nags Head, North Carolina July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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