America ushers in July 4

UNDATED (AP) — From coast to coast, Americans are celebrating the country’s independence with family gatherings, fireworks, parades and food…

Flashing Thunder Fireworks in Mason City

Firework preparations for Mason City

When you go to a fireworks show, you expect bright lights, big booms, ohhhs and ahhhs, but while spectators might not see much of a differen…