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Workers struggle with gusty winds while setting up for July 4th Festival

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Out at Riverfront Park the winds had workers struggling with preparations for the city’s July 4th Celebration on Friday.

Despite the complications with the stage set up, calling for a cancellation was no option. Some 15,000 people are expected for show up for the free event.

The festival starts at 3 p.m. and continues until 9 p.m. with the city’s firework show.

Parking is also free of charge. People need to bring cash if they’d like to buy food at the food vendors. However, people are welcome to take coolers to the park.

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