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Tasha’s To Do List: July 3-6

There are a lot of great events all over North Texas this holiday weekend. From live music to fireworks shows, check out some of the best Fourth of July activities around DFW.

07/03/2014

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Preparations Underway As July 4th Celebrations Kick Off

Get your lawn chairs and bug spray ready — Independence Day is arriving early. The 3rd of July may not be the day most Americans celebrate, but for bars along Belt Line Road in Addison, it’s one of the busiest days of the year.

CBS 11–07/02/2014

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Best Fourth Of July Parties In DFW

The Fourth of July means cookouts, outdoor fun and, of course, fireworks. To help you make your plans, here are some of the best Fourth of July parties in DFW.

06/26/2014

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Ask A DFW Expert: Fourth Of July Cocktails

There is no better way to celebrate the country’s liberation than with these amazing craft cocktail recipes from DFW’s best mixologist, Alex Fletcher of Victor Tangos.

06/19/2014

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Ask A DFW Chef: Easy Fourth Of July Recipes

It’s almost unpatriotic to celebrate the Fourth of July without a cookout. Add flair to your food with these awesome recipes from some of DFW’s favorite restaurants.

06/18/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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DIY Fourth Of July Crafts For Your Party

Looking for ways to keep friends and family busy at your Fourth of July party? Simple craft projects are a great way to pass time, and can be enjoyed by guests of all ages.

06/16/2014

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Creative Fourth Of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats can be as unique as the individual.

06/16/2014

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Fourth Of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

Celebrating America’s birthday can be a big affair. This CBS Local ultimate Fourth Of July party guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

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Best Places To Watch Fireworks In DFW

The options for places to take the family for fireworks can seem endless. But here are a few of the best places in the DFW area to welcome Independence Day with a bang.

06/21/2013

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Fourth Of July Fireworks

Fireworks are the traditional way to celebrate the July 4th holiday. See some of our nation’s finest displays.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

Named for the iconic comic book superhero, The Incredible Hulk roller coaster features a unique uphill launch at the beginning of the ride that reaches a speed of 40 miles per hour in two seconds.  Through seven full inversions, 100-foot drops and a weightless "zero g" roll, you simulate the power of the Hulk’s transformation. (Photo Credit: daryl_mitchell)

Best Roller Coasters Across the USA

A summer vacation just doesn’t feel complete without a trip to an amusement park. And for most of us, the highlight of every theme park visit is a rocking, shocking, heart-racing roller coaster! Lucky for […]

On July 25, 1990, Barr performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds. What will go down in history as probably the worst rendition ever, Barr offended many including President George H.W. Bush, who called her rendition “disgraceful.” (Photo: AP) Click Here for Video

Best, Worst Versions of the National Anthem

Patriotic flags, cuisines and tunes abound on July 4th. The Star Spangled Banner, the most patriotic of American songs, is played on radios, sung by musicians and hummed at barbeques. Famous renditions by singers vary […]

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Fourth of July Patriotic Fashion Ideas

This Fourth of July, wear your patriotic spirit on your sleeve…or face, or feet, or anywhere! Here are some cool, weird, and funny July Fourth inspired fashion ideas using America’s national colors of red, white […]

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