Fireworks inflation means less bang for your buck this Fourth of July

Jul 4, 2022
Prices are up for the little things you set off in your backyard and the big shows your town puts on in the park.
During the height of the pandemic, consumer fireworks sales got a boost from people who stayed home for the Fourth of July.
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Fireworks get caught up in trade dispute

Jul 3, 2019
A 25% tariff could make those Chinese fireworks a lot more expensive.
Fireworks explode over the National Mall on Fourth of July in 2017 in Washington, DC.
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