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Eddie Samona of Sky High Fireworks (WWJ Photo: Vickie Thomas)

Plenty Of Bang Available For 4th Of July Revelers

The owner of Sky High Fireworks says some metro Detroiters are spending $700 to put on their own fireworks show with the top-of-the-line package called The Godfather.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

4th of July Cat

Tips: Keep Your Pets Safe During July 4th Festivities

With the 4th of July holiday approaching, The Michigan Humane Society encourages pet owners to take the proper steps to keep their animals secure during festivities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2012

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Detroit Target Fireworks Preview

The 54th Annual Detroit Target Fireworks will light up the sky over the Detroit River with an impressive international display that includes 10,000 fireworks, making it one of the largest show of its kind. Attracting roughly a million spectators every year, these fireworks are a Detroit tradition. Each year’s event aims to top the year before, with new techniques, new fireworks and choreography set to music sure to bring out the oohs and ahs from kids and adults alike. Plan to arrive early for the best seats, or check out these, some of the best places to spot the show.

06/22/2012

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Companies Sue Over Mich. Fireworks Insurance

Several fireworks companies are suing over what they call Michigan’s excessive insurance requirements under a new state law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

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Gov. Snyder OKs Firework Sales Expansion

Louder, more powerful fireworks will become legal in Michigan in plenty of time for the next Fourth of July through legislation signed Tuesday by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

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Michigan Lawmakers Vote To Expand Fireworks Sales

Some types of bottle rockets and Roman candles are among the fireworks that will now be legal to buy under new legislation passed in the state House and Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

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Michigan Parks In Your Backyard

Blogger Vicki Briganti has a lifetime of experience visiting Michigan State Parks and Metroparks. Where should you go this Fourth of July weekend? Find out which park best suits your favorite activities.

CBS 62–06/30/2011

24 Injured In Iowa Parade

Two horses running out of control trampled children collecting candy and other onlookers along a Fourth of July parade route in a small Mississippi River town in eastern Iowa on Sunday.

07/04/2010

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07/04/2010

Gas Prices Holding Steady For Holiday Weekend

There likely won’t be any sticker shock this 4th of July weekend when it comes to gasoline prices. Since the first of the year, prices have stayed within a 20 to 30 cent range, with […]

07/01/2010

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