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Rifle ammunition. (credit: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Worth To Hold Fireworks & Ammunition Collection Event

Fireworks are illegal in the City of Fort Worth – but city officials will ask no questions when the Fire Department hosts a Fireworks & Ammunition Collection Event later this month.

01/11/2013

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Big D NYE Set To Ring In 2013

The countdown is on to 2013, and the stages are set for Big D NYE!

CBS 11–12/31/2012

Traffic along Interstate-30 in Dallas came to a halt as drivers stopped to watch a  fireworks display on July 4, 2012. (credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT/KTXA)

Calls For Change After I-30 Fireworks Fiasco

Fireworks at Fair Park prompted an unnecessary slowdown of traffic along nearby I-30. Amazingly, neither DPD nor Dallas Fire Rescue report any calls for service being held up, but they’re hinting at future changes.

CBS 11–07/05/2012

Traffic along Interstate-30 in Dallas came to a halt as drivers stopped to watch a  fireworks display on July 4, 2012. (credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT/KTXA)

Drivers Stop I-30 Traffic To Watch Fair Park Fireworks

The fireworks display at Fair Park in Dallas caught the eyes of drivers along Interstate-30, many of whom stopped their vehicles on the highway to enjoy the show.

07/05/2012

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Watch Fireworks Displays Across North Texas

There are dozens of fireworks displays happening across North Texas on July 4th. Check out some of the locations that offering family fun events for day and night.

07/04/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

Thieves stole $25,000 worth of merchandise from Jack's Fireworks, in Aledo, just two days before the 4th of July holiday. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

$25K In Merchandise Stolen From Fireworks Stand

The Presley family fireworks stand is called Jack’s Fireworks and it sits along Interstate-20 in Aledo. The area staple has been in the same spot for more than 65 years and owners say not even a sparkler had ever been stolen — until now.

CBS 11–07/04/2012

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Dealing With Fireworks And Frightened Animals

Each year animal shelters report an increase in lost animals after the 4th of July. A PETA spokesperson suggests easy ways to keep your pets safe during the festivities.

07/04/2012

A general view of a fireworks display. (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Montblanc)

Kaboom Town Features More Than Fireworks

Kaboom Town in Addison is known for its legendary Independence Day celebration, but the annual festivities stretch well beyond fireworks.

07/03/2012

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Texas Wildfire Caution Urged With Fireworks

Texas drought conditions have improved this year, but the Texas Forest Service said that Fourth of July revelers should still practice caution with fireworks.

06/25/2012

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Behind The Fireworks – Interview With Producer Of Country’s Largest Fireworks Display

Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.

06/18/2012

The sign on a fireworks stand. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

State Allowing Some New Year’s Fireworks Sales

Recent rain across most of North Texas and East Texas allowed New Year’s revelers to buy and use fireworks. But the Texas Forest Service cautioned that the lifting of burn bans doesn’t mean Texans can go overboard with fireworks this year.

12/31/2011

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