Raining on the parades

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Hundreds lined the streets for Kenai's annual July 4th parade and festivities on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Kenai City Manager Rick Koch smokes a cigar while driving a '73 Mustang with the Kaknu Kruzers car club during the annual Independence Day parade on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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A group of Harley Davidson motorcycle riders made a ruckus in the streets during the annual Independence Day parade on July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Noelle Cleghorn, 2, and her family gathered to watch the annual Independence Day parade despite the rain on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Ray Lee demonstrates for Peninsula Martial Arts during the annual Independence Day parade on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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One of several Harley Davidson riders grins at the crowd before taking off in the rain during Kenai's annual Independence Day parade on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Cate Koskey (left) and Amy Angleton (right) shove Tiare Hansen (middle) as she tries to wiggle through, during a roller derby demonstration from Far North Derby for the annual Independence Day parade on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Trevor Crame, 2, blows a pinwheel while watching the Independence Day parade on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Frank Trigg waves to the crowd during the annual Independence Day parade on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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The Kenai Performers showed the melodrama "Someone Save My Baby, Ruth," during the Independence Day festivities at the Kenai Park Strip on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Truly Hondel waves a flag while the Kenai Performers sing during their showing of "Someone Save My Baby, Ruth," at the Kenai Park Strip during the annual Independence Day celebration on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Longtime Soldotna resident Fred Sturman passes out roasted corn during the Independence Day festivities at the Kenai Park Strip on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Mason Vernette, 6, fends off a series of blows from an opponent in a fighting rin set up by the Kenai chapter of Amtgard of Alaska, a live action role playing group, during the Independence Day festivities at the Kenai Park Strip on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Bill Nelson cooks hot dogs for the Kenai Senior Center booth at the Independence Day festivities on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Alexis Terra drops toward the waiting arms of Dakota Leaders, Benjamin Pollard and Cassie Holmes as River City Cheer & Gymnastics performed for the judges of the annual Independence Day parade on Saturday July 4, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.
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Savannah and Elias Barnard have dippin dots with Debbie Campbell for the first time after running in the Juniors Mount Marathon race Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Seward, Alaska.
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Amy West enjoys corn on the cob Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Seward, Alaska
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Luther Kuller was sprayed with silly string by friends Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Seward, Alaska.
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David Chaney takes a short rest on a couch sitting in downtown Seward Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Seward, Alaska.
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A group watches the start of the Women's Mount Marathon race Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Seward, Alaska.
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A group busks along the Mount Marathon race route during the start of the Men's race Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Seward, Alaska.
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A group waves to the crowd during the Fourth of July parade Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Seward, Alaska.
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Linda Sahara paints Keenan Berrigan's face as Abel Tougas watches Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Seward, Alaska.
 

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