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Fireworks light sky above grounds Illinois Mathematics Science Academy previous Fourth July celebratiAurora.| Sun-Times MediFile

Fireworks light the sky above the grounds of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy at a previous Fourth of July celebration in Aurora.| Sun-Times Media File

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Updated: July 3, 2012 3:01PM

Looking for the nearest Fourth of July fireworks display? It might not be on July 4. Some cities have their Independence Day celebrations beforehand.

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