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Posted: July 3, 2011 at 4:41 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We really hate to ask for anything.We don’t know how to ask for anything.” Angel Sexton, who will be a senior at Ozark High School in the fall, on her family’s struggles since a tornado destroyed their home Article, 1B Today’s happenings Independence Day Celebration, 6:30 p.m., Cross Church, Rogers Bella Vista Fireworks Show, dusk, Loch Lomond Dam, Bella Vista Mayor’s July Third Celebration, dusk, Alma Aquatic Park Independence Day Celebration, 9 p.m., Veterans Park, Rogers Looking ahead Freedomfest 5K Race, 7:30 a.m. Monday, Means Wilkinson Community Center, Greenwood Firecracker 5K and Fun Run, 8-10 a.m. Monday, Lake Atalanta, Rogers Bella Vista Patriots Fourth of July Parade, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sugar Creek Shopping Center, Bella Vista Family Fun Downtown Fourth of July, noon Monday, Basin Spring Park, Eureka Springs Arkansas Valley Mustang Club Open Car Show, noon-3 p.m. Monday, Glass Pavilion, 100 N. B St., Fort Smith Booneville Freedom Celebration, 2 p.m. Monday, Bearcat Stadium, Boonev

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