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    I-90 off-ramp to close Tuesday night in Coeur d'Alene

    I-90 off-ramp to close Tuesday night in Coeur d'Alene

    Monday, July 3 2006 2:56 PM EDT2006-07-03 18:56:12 GMT
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The I-90 off-ramp at Northwest Boulevard in Coeur d'Alene will be closed at 9 p.m. on July 4 to help alleviate some of the traffic congestion once the fireworks display is finished.  >>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The I-90 off-ramp at Northwest Boulevard in Coeur d'Alene will be closed at 9 p.m. on July 4 to help alleviate some of the traffic congestion once the fireworks display is finished.  The ramp will reopen around midnight after the traffic clears.>>
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    Offices closed, services delayed because of holiday

    Offices closed, services delayed because of holiday

    Monday, July 3 2006 2:15 PM EDT2006-07-03 18:15:27 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Several City offices and services will be shut down on Tuesday, July 4 for observance of the Independence Day holiday.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Several City offices and services will be shut down on Tuesday, July 4 for observance of the Independence Day holiday.>>

SPOKANE, Wash. - Celebrate the 4th by lighting fireworks in your front yard, and it could cost you.  Fireworks of all kinds are illegal within the limits of the City of Spokane.  The fine for lighting them off is $513.

If you have fireworks and don't know what to do with them, you may turn them in to any Spokane Fire Department fire station.  Those who do hand them over will not be subject to any fines.

Also new for 2006 is a Fireworks Tip Line.  Anyone wishing to report fireworks violations in their neighborhood can call 625-7059.

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