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2012-08-15 18:20:36

WASHINGTON, Aug.16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, AUGUST 16: FIREWORKS Profile America -- Thursday, August 16th. Yes, the 4th of July is long gone, but in La Porte, Indiana, fireworks fans have been having a festival, which began last Saturday and runs through this Friday. That's because La Porte is the site of this year's annual...

2012-08-10 06:21:29

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FireOne, developer of the world's most advanced digital firing system and integrated fireworks-to-music choreography system, is proud to support U.K.-based Kimbolton Fireworks to create spectacular fireworks for the closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games. FireOne proprietary technology was also pivotal in the success of the opening ceremony fireworks display on July 27. With fireworks bursting over Olympic Park and high above...

2012-07-30 06:24:10

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FireOne, developer of the world's most advanced digital firing system and integrated fireworks-to-music choreography system, is proud to be a part of the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony. "We are honored to be a part of the Olympic Games again this year," said Dan Barker, president of FireOne, a U.S.-based company. "Our employees work tirelessly to ensure that the world's most visible events and celebrations are executed safely and...

2012-07-14 23:00:35

Utah Orchestra, Salt Lake Pops Orchestra, announces the release of their rendition of Firework. This new video can be viewed on YouTube. (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 As it is, Salt Lake Pops Orchestra's goal is to create songs and free sheet music for orchestras. They take modern pop music and then put it into orchestration to revitalize communities, as well as public high school orchestras. They have recently made and published an orchestration titled Firework. Firework stars David Osmond on...

2012-07-03 10:22:33

Citizens reminded of dangers of fireworks DETROIT, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is encouraging citizens to be safe with fireworks use this Fourth of July. Illegal or improper use of fireworks can cause severe injuries or death. Consumers are reminded that illegal explosive devices are not fireworks. Users risk injury, disfigurement or death by manufacturing or using them. Illegal explosive devices commonly...

2012-07-03 06:23:21

NEW YORK, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A most unique, all day tribute will be paid to July 4th as the giant, 130-feet digitally-animated fireworks display, blazing in red, white and blue, on the Toshiba Vision and TDK screens will be the only programming featured on these iconic screens on One Times Square, where the New Year's Eve Ball drops, on Wednesday, July 4th from 12:01AM through Thursday, July 5th; 12:00AM; One Times Square. (Photo:...

2012-07-02 06:24:55

CINCINNATI, July 2, 2012 /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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) In 2011, an estimated 9,600 people were treated in U.S. emergency departments for fireworks injuries. In 2011, 65% of all fireworks...

2012-06-29 14:23:05

LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Baldwin Hills Crenshaw is celebrating Independence Day in style this year, with its first-ever "Fireworks Spectacular" featuring free live entertainment, food, local artists and retail vendors on the brand-new open air promenade. It will be the only fireworks display on the Crenshaw Corridor for the holiday. The fun begins at 5:00pm with pre-show entertainment by DJ Paradise and a variety of food options including barbeque dishes, $3 chicken bowls...

2012-06-29 10:22:47

Recent injuries a reminder of the need for precautions ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just weeks into summer 2012, the University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center has already seen a number of burn injuries in children related to popular summer activities. Over the Memorial Day holiday, three children were treated for burn injuries from campfires that were not properly extinguished. Such burns can happen at public parks, and they injured the child of local...

2012-06-28 06:31:32

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From backyard barbecues to a day at the beach to a night taking in fireworks, people across the U.S. enjoy every possible summer past-time as they celebrate the Fourth of July. It is also one of the single busiest days of the year for 9-1-1 responders and hospital emergency rooms. According to public safety experts at Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, the following tips can help...