So you can stay ahead of the news, here's a quick look at some of the stories ABC15 will be keeping an eye on Wednesday, July 4.
KNOX HIT & RUN MEMORIAL
Family and friends will remember 11-year-old Aaron Arnold, who was killed in a hit-and-run collision last week. 12pm, First Assembly of God Church, Chandler, followed by bicycle procession to Chandler Bike Park at Espee Park.
JULY 4TH FIREWORKS
Holiday festivals with fireworks are scheduled all across the Valley. Click here for a comprehensive list:
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