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2014-07-04 23:02:53

Dr. Michael Tracy, ophthalmologist in San Diego, wants to help patients stay safe during the upcoming Fourth of July weekend by preventing serious eye injuries during celebrations. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Though Independence Day is a time for celebration, one must be careful when handling fireworks and other objects, as they can cause major damage if not handled properly. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, consumer fireworks during the Fourth of July weekend...

2014-07-03 23:01:05

EarthCam invites everyone to be a part of the Independence Day celebrations taking place from sea to shining sea with their collection of live streaming cameras throughout the U.S. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 EarthCam invites everyone to be a part of the Independence Day celebrations taking place from sea to shining sea with their collection of live streaming cameras throughout the U.S. This year’s live webcam highlight will be fireworks in a new location, over the East River in New York...

2014-07-03 16:22:10

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Guardian announced today that the free 4(th) of July Fireworks Spectacular show scheduled for this Friday in Atlantic City will be moved to Sunday, July 6(th) at 9:30pm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77287 Mayor Guardian said, "While Hurricane Arthur is predicted to be far off shore Friday night, the effects on the ocean waves and the accompanying wind would hinder our fireworks show from reaching its full...

2014-07-03 12:24:06

What are the possible fallouts of setting off fireworks illegally in the state of Maryland BALTIMORE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fireworks are a favorite site among us all especially on the Fourth of July. However in the state of Maryland setting off fireworks is illegal unless they are public display. However, setting these displays which are illegal are a potentially hazardous proposition, which can lead to a number of severe situations that may occur, which could possibly...

2014-07-03 04:20:58

For 4th of July 2014, 123Greetings.com presents a wide range of fireworks themed ecards to augment the festivities. NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fireworks remain synonymous with 4th of July celebrations. Attending fireworks shows or indulging in backyard fireworks, remain as most popular activities for the day. As mentioned in the report - Fourth of July 2014, by the American Census Bureau News, $203.6 million was spent on imports of fireworks from China, last year....

2014-07-02 23:12:23

Join us on July 5th for a Free Family Celebration that includes a rocking concert by well-known country artist Jason Brown starting at 7:00 pm. A spectacular Firework display will start at dusk. Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Fort Frenzy will host the "5 F's on the 5th" this Saturday, July 5th. This event, Fort Dodge, Family, Fireworks, Freedom and Festival, is a collaborative event with Fort Frenzy, Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance, Fort Dodge Community Foundation...

2014-07-02 23:03:47

As July 4th celebrations often include fireworks, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute urges families to celebrate with caution this Fourth of July holiday. The dangers of consumer fireworks include blindness, as well as injuries to the head, face, and hands. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 As July 4th celebrations often include fireworks, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute urges families to celebrate with caution this Fourth of July holiday. The dangers of consumer fireworks include blindness, as...

2014-07-02 23:01:50

Doctors at Wills Eye Hospital Remind Independence Day Revelers that Fireworks are Not Toys Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 With the Fourth of July holiday just days away, ophthalmologists at Wills Eye Hospital are reminding the public that fireworks are not toys and can lead to devastating eye injuries. Despite the popularity of consumer fireworks, the devices can cause blindness and disfigurement and each year they prompt severe injuries across the nation including corneal burns,...

2014-07-02 16:22:56

Celebrates its 40th Anniversary by sponsoring fireworks shows around the state CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its 40th Anniversary, the Illinois Lottery returns as a sponsor of 4th of July fireworks shows across the state - personifying the Lottery's oft-repeated slogan--"Anything's Possible." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140702/124136 "It's wonderful that the Lottery can help various communities celebrate the 4th of July with a traditional...

2014-07-02 12:29:22

CINCINNATI, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fireworks can result in severe burns, scars and disfigurement that can last a lifetime. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO In 2012, an estimated 8,700 people were treated in U.S. emergency departments for fireworks injuries. In 2012, 60% of all fireworks injuries...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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