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Less Bang for your Buck

Missourians planning to buy fireworks can expect to pay more for those snaps, crackles, and pops this year – and beyond. Rob Cima with the Missouri Pyrotechnics Association, says the pandemic created a supply shortage. He says fireworks manufacturers in China had been closed for a while and shipping the items has been taking longer than usual.


Cima says the supply shortage might take a couple of years to work itself out.

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