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Less bang for your buck: Fireworks are more expensive this year

Nick Ut
In this file photo, a family buys fireworks at a TNT Fireworks stand in Monterey Park, California.

Business owners say higher prices for fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July are the result of inflation and supply chain issues.

The prices vary from store to store and, of course, which type of firework you’re trying to buy. In other words, you might not notice a difference for sparklers — but some of the big fireworks, like mortars, are a different story.

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