fireworks

Fireworks spark up a black market economy

Jul 4, 2014
Illegal firework trafficking is low priority for police, but not for firefighters.
Posted In: fireworks, Fourth of July, Youth Radio

Fireworks Tech: Behind the scenes

Jul 4, 2013
Displays are getting more impressive thanks to new technologies like computerized electronic matches and synchronized music.
Posted In: Fourth of July, fireworks, Tech, New York

Fireworks sellers going strong despite heat, cancellations

Jul 4, 2012
With forecasts of excessive heat, rainstorms, and fire danger, a number of communities are calling off their fireworks celebrations this year. And of course local government budgets have also been under strain lately.
Posted In: fireworks, Fourth of July

These fireworks are brought to you by Bacardi

Jul 4, 2012
Thanks to corporate sponsors, Coral Gables, Fla., gets its fireworks show back after budget woes axed it six years ago.
Posted In: fireworks, Florida

Heat wave takes another victim: July 4th fireworks

Jul 3, 2012
Extreme heat and drought are prompting some communities to ban the use of fireworks -- including their own Fourth of July displays.
Posted In: 4th of July, fireworks, heat waves

Gong Xi Fa Cai: Marketplace China Bureau Survives Relentless Fireworks Attack

Feb 3, 2011
I recently reported on the arduous start to the journey home for many Chinese migrants during the New Year holiday. Now that many have made it ho...
Posted In: Chinese New Year, fireworks, Rabbit