Independence Day display in Jackson County expected to include biggest bang in U.S.

Jackson County officials watched proudly Friday as a 24-inch, 130-pound shell was wheeled into place for a July 4th fireworks display. It’s believed to be the largest commercial fireworks shell in the United States this year.

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Review: Apple Music is strong on design, weak on social networking

Apple said “yes” to cramming every popular method of consuming music into one app: a streaming service similar to Spotify; radio features that compete with Internet and satellite services like Pandora and Sirius XM; and its old music player for listening to downloaded songs. The weakness of Apple Music is Connect, the social network for musicians, which allows artists to upload media.

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