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Jones Beach fireworks could return

The July Fourth fireworks show is held at

The July Fourth fireworks show is held at Jones Beach in Wantagh on July 4, 2009. Photo Credit: Newsday / Ana P. Gutierrez

 There's a chance that federal funds could return the July 4 fireworks show to Jones Beach, as well as finance significant renovations there and at other state parks, according to Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.).

Schumer, at Jones Beach State Park Monday with State Parks Commissioner Carol Ash, announced the effort as part of Congress' new energy bill, which will include a provision to increase the amount given states from the 45-year-old Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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