Fourth of July http://tspr.org en More Fireworks In Illinois Next Year? http://tspr.org/post/more-fireworks-illinois-next-year An Illinois lawmaker is already looking to next year's Fourth of July.<p>State Senator Chapin Rose says he saw a lot of fireworks for sale on recent trips to Kentucky, Wisconsin and Tennessee -- and saw a lot of Illinoisans crossing the state line to buy them. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:28:28 +0000 Jim Meadows 56117 at http://tspr.org More Fireworks In Illinois Next Year? Fire Department Says Safety First For The Holiday Weekend http://tspr.org/post/fire-department-says-safety-first-holiday-weekend <p>Fireworks are a Independence Day staple, however the <a href="http://www.cityofmacomb.com/fire_department.html" target="_blank">Macomb Fire Department</a> reminds residents that it is important to take caution while enjoying the holiday weekend.</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:09:31 +0000 Frannie Smith 55830 at http://tspr.org Fire Department Says Safety First For The Holiday Weekend Hot Days in Store for Carthage Celebration http://tspr.org/post/hot-days-store-carthage-celebration <p>Carthage will take some extra measures to make sure festivities this week don&#39;t become &ldquo;too hot.&rdquo;<br /><br />The city is expecting larger than usual crowds for the Independence Day celebration. This year the city is also marking the 175th anniversary of its founding.<br /><br />Temperatures will peak in the 90s for the rest of the week.<br /><br />Carol Carr is a member of the celebration committee.&nbsp; It will provide sites where people can escape the heat.<br /> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:47:59 +0000 Jim Lenz 17734 at http://tspr.org Hot Days in Store for Carthage Celebration