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Heat wave dampens Fourth of July celebrations across the U.S.

Folks across the United States are feeling the heat this Fourth of July.

This could be one of the hottest Fourth of July's on record for several parts of the U.S., including several big cities like Chicago.

But the heat has also brought drought conditions and in Southern Indiana, residents who light up fireworks could be facing some stiff fines.

"It's pretty much going to be a cat and mouse game--especially once the word gets out that it could be  $2,500 fine or a B misdemeanor," Zachary Dalton of the Indiana State police said.

Most fire officials are recommending people see professional shows because it's much safer and a lot cheaper.

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