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Carillon Festival May Not Have Fireworks

Organizers of the the Carillon Festival in Washington Park have their doubts about fireworks during the festival this year.

The State Journal Register reports organizers say there’s not enough money in the festival budget for fireworks.

Springfield Park Board President Leslie Sgro says they would be grateful for any donations from citizens toward fireworks for the festival which takes place June 4th through the 8th.

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Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!