Columbia's fireworks ordinance sparks controversy

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 4:45 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 4, 2013

COLUMBIA — You can buy a variety pack of fireworks at Sam's Club for $21.98. But as soon as you step outside, you're violating Section 16-234 of the city's code of ordinances.