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Fireworks hurt more than 130 during the Fourth of July week


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say fireworks injured more than 130 people in Kansas during the week of the Fourth of July.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the injuries were reported by emergency departments throughout the state. Sedgwick County had the most injuries, with 38, followed by Shawnee County, with 18, Douglas County, with seven, and Sumner County, with six. Five injuries were reported in Riley, Butler and Johnson Counties, and there were four each in Wyandotte and Saline Counties. Several other counties had three or fewer.

Sixty-three percent of those injur...

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