NYC to Host Parade for U.S. Women’s Soccer Team on Wednesday

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The United States Women’s National Soccer Team will be welcomed back home from the World Cup with a victory parade in their honor on Wednesday in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed the ticker-tape celebration after the team’s 2-0 win over the Netherlands on Sunday. The festivities along Lower Manhattan’s so-called Canyon of Heroes will begin at 9:30 a.m. Parts of Broadway south of Chambers Street will close around 4 a.m. that morning and remain shut down until about noon, the New York Daily News reports.

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SOURCE: The Daily Beast – Marianne Dodson