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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/20/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

Hand sparklers, which are usually given to kids to wave around, can reach temperatures of 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit at the tip – hot enough to cause third degree burns or permanent disfigurement. (Source: CBS4)

Don’t Let The Start Of New Year Go Up In Smoke

If you plan to bring in the new year with your own homemade fireworks show, be careful. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reminds all parents to keep an eye on their kids if they are handling fireworks.

12/31/2013

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State Committees To Take Up Bills That Would Lift Fireworks Ban

A pair of state legislative committees will start the new year off with a bang. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee and the House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee are scheduled January 8th to take up bills that would lift a fireworks ban in Florida.

12/29/2013

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Man Seriously Burned In Lauderhill Fireworks Mishap

A man is recovering, Friday, after an attempt to set-off fireworks went horribly wrong while celebrating the Fourth of July.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

Fireworks over the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. Source: CBS4 News

Fireworks Light Up The Sky Above The Biltmore Hotel

The golf course at the historic Biltmore Hotel started filling up early Thursday afternoon, hours before the schedule Fireworks Spectacular was set to begin.

07/04/2013

The Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY, USA (Source: Medioimages/Photodisc)

Statue Of Liberty Reopens In Time For 4th Of July

Months after Superstorm Sandy, the Statue of Liberty has reopened just in time for the Fourth of July.

07/04/2013

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Catch Fireworks Displays Across S. Florida

It’s that time of year again, the birthday of America. And that means from barbecue to picnics and of course fireworks, there will be plenty of celebrations across South Florida.

CBS Miami–07/04/2013

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Keys Light Up The Sky With Fireworks

If you’re planning to hit the Keys for the Fourth of July be sure to check out the beachside barbecues, picnics, parades and world-class fireworks displays while you’re there.

CBS4–07/04/2013

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