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Fireworks erupt over Navy Pier on Monday night, July 4. (CBS)

Crowds Pack Navy Pier For Fireworks; Others Opting For Suburbs

With Americans across the nation pausing to mark the nation’s birthday on Monday, many people in the Chicago area were taking their Independence Day celebrations to the suburbs, as the city has scaled back its own Fourth of July festivities.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011