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SUMMER FASHION GUIDE

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DFW ORAL SURGEONS: CARING ABOUT YOU & YOUR SMILE

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FIVE THINGS TO SEE: WATER PARKS

F E AT U R E D

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WELLNESS SPA?

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SHERIFF’S CORNER WITH SHERIFF TRACY MURPHREE

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FOODIE FRIDAY DFW: CLEAN EATZ

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HIKING TRAILS NEAR YOU

DENTISTRY WITH COUNTRY LAKES FAMILY DENTAL

7 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

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BOUGEE ON A BUDGET

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INSIDE COMMUNITY & EDUCATION

SUMMER’S SECRETS: INFUSED WATERS!

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LOCAL FINDS

10 HOT SUMMER VACATION SPOTS

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BEST OF DENTON COUNTY FACTS

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FIREWORKS SAFETY TIPS

UNIQUELY STYLED, UNIQUELY YOU

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ANDY EADS: PRESERVING SPACE NOW FOR FUTURE PARKS

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DENTON COUNTY SPOTLIGHT: BEDTIME RESCUE

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO OWN A

STILL GOING STRONG

EAT BETTER, LIVE BETTER

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FUGU PRIZE INDEMNITY

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Photography

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Letters

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FIREWORKS

Safety Tips

by Steve Gamel

W

hether you are planning on being extremely hands-on with fireworks this July 4, or you will

be around people who will, it’s important to practice good safety habits. Below is a fairly

lengthy list of tips from the National Council on Fireworks Safety and the United States

Do not experiment with

Dispose of spent fireworks by wetting

A responsible adult SHOULD

supervise all firework activities.

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Alcohol and fireworks do not mix.

Save your alcohol for after the show.

Light one firework at a time and then quickly move away.

Use fireworks OUTDOORS in a clear

Never relight a “dud” firework. Wait

Always have a bucket of water and charged water hose nearby.

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with or ignite fireworks.

packaged in brown paper because

this is often a sign that the fireworks

were made for professional displays and that they could pose a danger to consumers. •

Always have an adult supervise

next day.

fireworks activities. Parents don't

FAA regulations PROHIBIT the

injuries from sparklers. Sparklers

realize that young children suffer

possession and transportation of

burn at temperatures of about 2,000 degrees - hot enough to melt

Report illegal explosives, like M-80s and quarter sticks, to the fire or

some metals. •

police department.

Never place any part of your body

directly over a fireworks device when lighting the fuse. Back up to a safe distance immediately after

Don’t bring your pets to a fireworks

If fireworks are being used near your

Never try to re-light or pick up

room to avoid exposure to the sound.

Never point or throw fireworks at

Never carry fireworks in a pocket or

20 minutes and then soak it in a bucket of water.

area; away from buildings and vehicles.

Avoid buying fireworks that are

carry-on luggage.

Wear safety glasses when shooting fireworks.

fireworks in your checked baggage or

Never give fireworks to children. •

Never allow young children to play

them down and place in a metal combustible materials until the

cautionary labels and performance

homemade fireworks.

trash can away from any building or

Know your fireworks; read the descriptions before igniting.

or shoot them into METAL or GLASS containers.

Consumer Product Safety Commission. •

Never carry fireworks in your POCKET

home, put your pet in a safe, interior Make sure your pet has an

identification tag, in case it runs off during a fireworks display.

lighting fireworks.

display, even a small one.

Never shoot fireworks of any kind (consumer fireworks, sparklers, fountains, etc.) near pets.

fireworks that have not ignited fully. another person.

shoot them off in metal or glass containers.

Make sure fireworks are legal in your area before buying or using them.

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