Independence Day http://kcur.org en Your Guide To Fourth Of July Festivities In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/your-guide-fourth-july-festivities-kansas-city <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Whether you're rocking a Stars and Stripes jumpsuit or merely soaking in the patriotic atmosphere, Independence Day is a time for celebration. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But with so many displays, parades, and other festivities, it can be a little daunting to decide just how to celebrate.</span></p><p>That is why we've decided to plan out your itinerary for the entire day.&nbsp;Here are some of the best places in&nbsp;the metro area to make your Fourth of July a real humdinger:</p><p><b>Morning activities</b></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:26:57 +0000 Cody Newill 57903 at http://kcur.org Your Guide To Fourth Of July Festivities In Kansas City Kansas City Bomb Squad Shows Fireworks' Power http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-bomb-squad-shows-fireworks-power <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Parts of Kansas City, within the city limits, have the look and feel of rural America. But there is still no license to do what seems natural on Independence Day.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fireworks are as much a part of the Fourth of July as flag waving and patriotic music. Fireworks are illegal in many parts of the Kansas City region. &nbsp;Kansas City, Missouri Police have the power to write citations and confiscate. &nbsp;Even possession of fireworks is illegal in Kansas City.</span></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:58:25 +0000 Dan Verbeck 39485 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Bomb Squad Shows Fireworks' Power Independence Day Goes Up In Smoke http://kcur.org/post/independence-day-goes-smoke <p>As a criminal defense attorney in Kansas City, John Humphrey wasn&#39;t used to being on the wrong side of the law.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 16:46:18 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross & Zack Lewandowski 20389 at http://kcur.org Independence Day Goes Up In Smoke