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[5 Jul 2010 | 4 Comments | 3,950 views]
Fireworks banned on the Fourth of July?

Here’s one for the “the world’s become more of a drag since I was a kid” file — fireworks have been banned in scenic Benton, Ark.
It might seem unfathomable for a small town in the South to ban fireworks, but there’s an ordinance in place that’s even enforced from time to time.
It’s been illegal for private citizens to set off fireworks in the Benton city limits since Ordinance No. 32 of 2004 was passed a few years ago (click here for the PDF if the previous Word link didn’t work …