Gas prices were significantly lower during Fourth of July this year than they were last year.
The drought has caused some cities to cancel their fireworks displays.
Indianapolis residents cannot shoot off fireworks, but professional shows can continue.
Fireworks cannot be shot off by individuals in many parts of the state, and that's hurting businesses that sell fireworks.
State law prohibits local municipalities from banning firework usage surrounding the Fourth of July.
Boating accidents involving alcohol continue to go up. Officials are working to increase their visibility on waterways in an effort to reverse that trend.
Bloomington's Picnic with the POPS has been canceled this year because of rising costs.