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Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday, the index’s first big 1,000-point milestone this year, following…

In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, Brian Herrman puts out new items on the shelves as sales of fireworks have been brisk at the store. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Fireworks and pets do not mix

On the eve of the Fourth of July holiday, City of Wichita Animal Services is asking residents to be aware of the impact fireworks may have o…