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Mt. Pleasant town named All America city

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina town is celebrating its designation as an All America city.

Mount Pleasant celebrates at its Memorial Waterfront Park on Saturday.

The evening celebration includes free T-shirts with the new town logo, a jump castle for the kids and a fire department display that simulates what it is like to be in a house fire.

The party is capped off with a free outdoor showing of the movie "ET: The Extraterrestrial."

The National Civic League bestows the All America designation in a competition involving cities nationwide.

Ten cities were honored in June. North Miami, Fla., Acworth, Ga., and Gastonia, N.C., are other Southern cities that received the award.

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