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fireworks

1. n. excitement. When the fireworks are over, come in and we’ll talk.
2. n. trouble; a display of temper. Cut out the fireworks, Sally. Calm down and get back to work.
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Palmdale allows the sale and use of so-called safe and sane fireworks except in a few fire-prone areas, while fireworks of any kind are illegal in neighboring Lancaster and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
A police spokesman said the raid came after trading standards officers made a test purchase of fireworks being sold from the back of a van in the Dolgellau area.
While most of those injuries were caused by consumer use of fireworks, there have been some incidents of injury or death to spectators and display operators caused by fireworks displays.
The first step in any Fourth of July show is to decide what types of shells, or fireworks, will wow the crowd.
Since October 1 fire crews across the region have dealt with numerous firework incidents, with fireworks being set off in telephone kiosks, bus shelters, in streets, and in post boxes.
UNDER-18s would be banned from possessing fireworks in public under new laws being proposed by the government.
Police and trading standards must do more to clamp down on a growing trade in illegal fireworks, a Midland MP has insisted.
23/09 - Seven RUC officers injured when fireworks were thrown on Limestone Road.
Akiko Amano, the first female head of a pyrotechnist family stretching back three and a half centuries, is determined to overcome the decline in the Japanese pyrotechnic industry, and bring the magic of highly artistic, traditional Japanese fireworks to the youth of today.
Every year on the Fourth of July, the night sky lights up with dazzling fireworks displays.
Americans use more than six times the amount of fireworks now than they did less than 40 years ago.
A brand of fireworks was recalled last week due to unexpected explosions after being lit, (http://gizmodo.
Yes, it's that time of year again - fireworks are back.
Saturday November 7 Gosforth Round Table - Bonfire & Fireworks Display, Broadway West Playing Fields, Gosforth There will be a wide range of attractions on the night at Gosforth and refreshments will be available.
ONLY adults should deal with setting up firework displays, the lighting of fireworks and the safe disposal of fireworks once they have been used.