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Fireworks sales begin

Fireworks went on sale June 23 in Oregon, sparking a short selling season that benefits nonprofits and other groups.

Fireworks went on sale June 23 in Oregon, sparking a short selling season that benefits nonprofits and other groups.

Although opening day might have meant a blast-off for sales, [youth pastor Steve] Reed said he expects 90 percent of the stand's $50,000 to $60,000 in receipts to be collected July 3 and 4.
Reed said in the 12 years he has organized the fireworks sale, the church group had enough success to scale back on other fundraising efforts.
"I think fireworks are one of those things that might even sell better when the economy is slow," Reed said. "They are entertaining and can be a great release."

Read more at the Statesman Journal.

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