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Quincy’s What’s Legal and What’s Not Legal Fireworks List

For years I have heard that fireworks are illegal in the city limits of Quincy, but that is not a true statement. Some fireworks are legal and others aren't.

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Fourth of July Parade - Hannibal, Missouri
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Hannibal Police Announce Parking Restrictions for July 4 Parade and Hannibal Cannibal

As preparations are being made for National Tom Sawyer Days in America's Hometown, the Hannibal Police Department has announced parking restrictions during the Fourth of July Parade, and the Hannibal Cannibal on July 5. 

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It’s Independence Day and That’s How We Should Remember It

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Most people only know it as the Fourth of July.  A day for picnics, flag waving parades, and fireworks. When I grew up most people referred to it as Independence Day and I wish we would still call it that today and not the Fourth of July.

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Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images

What’s the Best Novelty Firework? [Poll]

The Fourth of July weekend has arrived! We wish everyone a very happy Independence Day, and we hope you and your family have a great time. Many of us will be celebrating with fireworks over the next few days, either by attending a public display, or - if your state/city allows - shooting them at home. Even if you live in a city with very restrictive rules on fireworks, must of them at least allow some of the novelty items, like pops, snakes and confetti guns. 

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Fireworks and Dogs Do Not Go Well Together

Before you head out for a fireworks display please find a way NOT to take your dog with you. A fear of fireworks is commonplace for dogs. They find the loud noise and bright displays of light truly frightening.The good news is that there are a few things you can do to help your dog make it through the Fourth of July festivities.

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July 4th Fireworks shows in the Quincy, IL and Hannibal, MO area.
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July 4th Fireworks Shows in and Near Quincy and Hannibal

July 4th Fireworks Shows in and near Quincy and Hannibal

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Things to Know for the Fourth of July Weekend

The big Fourth of July weekend is here! Time to relax, watch fireworks and eat hot dogs.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Street Closures in Quincy on the 4th of July

The Independence Day Fireworks display has been moved to the Illinois Veteran’s Home. Because of this several streets will be closed during the event.

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Evan AgostiniGetty Images

Quincy Fireworks Display on the 4th Will Be at The Illinois Veteran’s Home

The rising Mississippi River has forced this year's Quincy Fourth of July Fireworks display to be moved from the riverfront to the Illinois Veterans Home this Thursday night. Other than the location thing should be going on as scheduled.

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Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images
Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images

Fireworks! What’s Legal and What’s Not

American's love their fireworks but there are laws regarding the use of fireworks. With that in mind, the Quincy Police Department has released the following information to the public.

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