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Wichita offers fireworks safety tips

Here are some safety tips from the Wichita Fire Department. (Courtesy of the city of Wichita)

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Watch as a drone flies through a fireworks show

Brian MacPherson flew a DJI Phantom 3 Quadcopter drone during the 2015 Wichita River Festival opening night fireworks show. Check out the stunning views of the Arkansas River and downtown Wichita, Kansas. (Courtesy of Brian MacPherson)

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Retirement community gets its own July Fourth parade

The second annual "Shortest Parade in Wichita" was held at the LakePoint Retirement Community on Friday, July 1, 2016. The Fourth of July parade is 1/8th of a mile long and provides residents who can't travel a chance to have their own parade. (Video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)

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PHOTOS: Mother's Day selfies 2016 (Gallery 1)

Moms and kids in pools, at the zoo and at boot camp graduation. About 150 moms or their sons and daughters submitted selfies to The Wichita Eagle in celebration of Mother's Day. Have more? Send selfies to features@kansas.com and we will start another gallery.

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PHOTOS: Mother's Day selfies 2016 (Gallery 2)

Moms and kids in pools, at the zoo and at boot camp graduation. About 150 moms or their sons and daughters submitted selfies to The Wichita Eagle in celebration of Mother's Day. Have more? Send selfies to features@kansas.com and we will start another gallery.

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PHOTOS: Mother's Day selfies 2016 (Gallery 3)

Moms and kids in pools, at the zoo and at boot camp graduation. About 150 moms or their sons and daughters submitted selfies to The Wichita Eagle in celebration of Mother's Day. Have more? Send selfies to features@kansas.com and we will start another gallery.

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5 gifts from the heart for Mother’s Day

Breakfast in bed is always a treat for moms who spend their fair share of time making meals for others. Flowers are another welcome treat — or fill a basket full of her favorite herbs and promise to plant them for her.

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The Sweet 16 of Easter candy

Ever wonder where Peeps come from? What the best-selling Easter candy is? The most popular jelly bean? Why a bunny? (Chris Ware and Janet Patton / The Lexington Herald-Leader)

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Tips for buying Valentine flowers

Valentine’s Day is coming up. And while a mad dash to the grocery store for some cellophane-wrapped posies is always an option, as is clicking around the Internet for flowers and a vase to be delivered in a box – just add water, sweetheart! – you still have enough time to take local florists’ advice and make the experience nicer.

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Wichita offers fireworks safety tips

Here are some safety tips from the Wichita Fire Department. (Courtesy of the city of Wichita)
Wichita offers fireworks safety tips 4:34

Wichita offers fireworks safety tips

Watch as a drone flies through a fireworks show 3:03

Watch as a drone flies through a fireworks show

Retirement community gets its own July Fourth parade 1:36

Retirement community gets its own July Fourth parade

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How to cook a championship steak, from a grill master

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