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Know The Laws Before The Fourth Of July

Riverfest fireworks
Riverfest fireworks

Many families are planning to celebrate the fourth of July with a bang. While consumer-grade fireworks are available for purchase in our region the laws vary by state. In Ohio it is legal to purchase fireworks but illegal to use them. A new bill would change that.

Riverfest fireworks
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Riverfest fireworks

Here to discuss fireworks laws across the Tri-state and safety concerns are Captain Maurice Vassarwith the Cincinnati Fire Department; Fire Chief Dan Mathew with the Covington Fire Department; Director of Public Affairs with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security John Ericksonand Nancy Rozzi ​president of Rozzi Famous Fireworks.

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