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4th of July Fireworks Around Ohio

Independence Day is almost here, which means it's time to find out what festivities are going on around you. Whether you'll be spending the day at a backyard barbeque or traveling into the city for the local fireworks display - there's no wrong way to celebrate. How will you be celebrating the 4th of...

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Have a blast on the 4th of July with these tips for safe and fun festivities!

How are you and your loved ones celebrating the 4th of July this year? For some, the holiday is spent at a backyard barbeque enjoying the local fireworks display with friends and family. Others take the opportunity to get out of town for a few days and celebrate in a new place. Follow these...

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Sparklers: 4th of July fun or accident waiting to happen?

Sparklers seem harmless. You’ve probably stocked up on them for 4th of July picnics and cookouts and handed them out to your kids without a second thought. But did you know these “toys” can burn as hot as a blow torch? Or that they are one of the leading causes of fireworks-related injuries? (more…)

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Fireworks: Family Fun or Safety Hazard?

Fireworks are erupting in Ohio—political fireworks, that is. In recent years, state legislators have been hearing from advocates on both sides of the fireworks debate. Some feel that fireworks are too dangerous, and cite their life-altering impact on consumers, including severe eye injuries, loss of limbs, and even death. Manufacturers, on the other hand,...

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Use Caution When Buying Fireworks

If you’re thinking about buying fireworks to add some excitement to your 4th of July celebration in Ohio, think again. First and foremost, aside from sparklers and other small novelty items, fireworks are illegal for personal use in Ohio. While you can buy other types of fireworks in Ohio, all fireworks must be transported...

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4th of July – Fireworks Safety

Fireworks have become synonymous with Independence Day celebrations. Sold everywhere from wholesale distributors to the local grocery store, fireworks come in a wide variety of styles, each carrying its own risks. "Every legally available backyard firework has been associated with serious injury and death," Gary Smith, president of the Child Injury Prevention Alliance, said...

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