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Serious Fireworks Injuries Over The Weekend

Numerous injuries were reported in Washington state — a reminder to stay safe when using fireworks

07/08/2014

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Officials: Illegal Fireworks Spark Portland Blaze

Officials say a blaze blamed on illegal fireworks has destroyed a southeast Portland home.

07/06/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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ATF, Washington To Investigate Fatal Fireworks Explosion

After the explosion Wednesday morning, a 75-year-old man died of his injuries while awaiting an airlift to a regional trauma center

CBS Seattle–06/19/2014

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1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Fireworks Explosion

A 74-year-old man injured in an explosion Wednesday morning at a fireworks plant in Washington state died at the scene from his injuries

CBS Seattle–06/18/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

Retailers Hope For A Good Christmas Despite The Current Economic Gloom

Best Places For Handmade Gifts In Seattle

Looking for some unique or one-of-a-kind gifts for this holiday season? Then stop by any one of these Seattle shops or boutiques to find a treasure trove of handmade gift ideas.

CBS Seattle–12/03/2013

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Fireworks May Have Started Wildfire Near Lake Chelan

Fireworks set off by someone in a boat on the Fourth of July may have started the wildfire that burned more than three square miles above the north shore of Lake Chelan, a Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman said.

07/08/2013

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