Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
Boston Marathon Attacks Lead To Changes At Red, White And Boom
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Hundreds of thousands of people will cram into downtown Columbus Wednesday night for the annual Red, White and Boom fireworks display. With those beautiful explosions comes an increased risk to public safety. Concerns are especially high this year after the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon.
For more on just how big of an undertaking Red, White and Boom is, and the changes being made in light of Boston, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with Amanda Ford, Columbusâ€™ assistant director of public safety.
Click the play button above to hear their conversation.