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Quiet consequences of the Fourth of July

Holiday weekend can be a nuisance to pet owners, veterans and environment

Bellingham Assistant Fire Chief Dave Pethick holds a sign warning people of using fireworks in Bellingham.
Bellingham Assistant Fire Chief Dave Pethick holds a sign announcing the ban on fireworks in Bellingham. Locals can pick up free lawn signs from Fire Station 1. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Nolan Baker News Intern
For many, Fourth of July weekend is a time of celebration, relaxation and ringing in the summer with
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