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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
She's said it lots of times, and said it again Wednesday -- we must ban personal fireworks.
That's the message Californian columnist Lois Henry, who for years has advocated a switch to supporting professional shows, repeated on "First Look with Scott Cox."
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"Ban all personal fireworks -- NOW," Henry said.
Henry said people complain about how much money charities will lose if they can't sell fireworks -- but how could that ever compare to someone losing their house to a wayward firework?
"Say what you will about Lois, she doesn't sugarcoat it," simulcast host Scott Cox said.
Henry also talked about the need to protect pets during the celebrations.