Bill De Blasio, others march in Staten Island's Travis Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in the 104th
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Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in the 104th annual Travis Parade in Staten Island and greets people along the parade route, Friday, July 4, 2014. The Travis Parade is one of the oldest July Fourth parades in the nation. (Credit: Linda Rosier)

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New York City's most liberal mayor in a generation marched to enthusiastic cheers in its most conservative borough's historic July Fourth parade. Bill de Blasio, following a mayoral tradition, spent Independence Day as the honored guest at Staten Island's Travis Parade, one of the nation's oldest July Fourth parades.

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