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WTOL Editorial: Red, White and Kaboom a big success

By WTOL Vice President and General Manager Bob Chirdon

(WTOL) - The Toledo Blade deserves a special mention for being the driving force behind Red, White and Kaboom.   

This year, due to the weak economy, many cities and communities were forced to cancel Fourth of July weekend fireworks.   

But here in northwest Ohio we enjoyed one of the best fireworks displays ever. 

In fact, the entire weekend was pretty special and it was nice to see so much activity downtown.

For a few days and nights it was all about fun -- and tens of thousands of people had a bunch of it. 

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