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VIDEO: Fired up on the Fourth

July 9, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The flag was flying high throughout Douglas County last Thursday.
Patriotic celebrations to observe the Fourth of July took place on the water, in the air and on the streets. Continue Reading

Lead police: Man kills himself during park celebration

July 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

A 67-year-old man killed himself with a gun in a park filled with several hundred people for a July 4th celebration.
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Warnings, but no citations, issued for fireworks in Mitchell this Fourth

July 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Local police received 11 fireworks-related complaints between 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 12:30 a.m. Friday.
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Independence Day at Rushmore kicks off Wednesday

July 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL (AP) Presidential re-enactors will kick-off a two-day Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Wednesday with an in-character news conference in the Carvers Cafe.
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All fireworks illegal to shoot in city limits without permit

July 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports 60 percent of all fireworks injuries are sustained around Independence Day.
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OUR VIEW: Advice for Fourth of July safety

July 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

A letter crafted by the National Council on Fireworks Safety seems especially pertinent as we prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July.
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Fourth of July closings listed

July 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

A number of businesses and government offices will be closed Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday. Continue Reading

Thursday’s fireworks show worth $12,500

July 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The show will start at dusk Thursday at Lake Mitchell. The fireworks will be shot from Windy Point.
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Springfield fireworks display likely to be largest ever

June 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Things will be hopping in area town with frog jump, other activities.
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Fireworks go on sale Thursday in South Dakota

June 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Fire officials in South Dakota are urging safety ahead of the July 4 holiday.
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