KA-BOOM: Missouri imports more fireworks than any state in the US

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By NewsRadio 1120 KMOX

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Missouri imported $51,088,748 in fireworks last year, the most of any state in the U.S., according to a finance website ValuePenguin.com.

The Show-Me State is the most firework-hungry state, with a the value of imported fireworks per capita at $8.34 it's nearly $3 more than the next closest state. Illinois is near the bottom of the list, with just $0.24 of imported fireworks per capita.

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