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Dallas Fire Calls Drastically Decreased This 4th Of July

The Fourth of July weekend is not over, but so far Dallas Fire has responded to fewer fire calls this holiday.

07/05/2014

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Patriotic Partiers Celebrate Texas-Style Across Counties

From Fort Worth to Dallas and Frisco, large crowds enjoyed all the Fourth of July festivities popping up around town.

07/04/2014

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New Rules Limit Playtime At Popular Fountain

Sundance Square President and CEO Johnny Campbell views their new rule as a guarantee other activities won’t interrupt so-called fountain time.

07/03/2014

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5 Things You Did Not Know About Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

There’s probably a lot you don’t know about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest so here are five things that may surprise you.

07/03/2014

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17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

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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Uber & MADD Partner Up For Safety Effort

In anticipation of the Fourth of July holiday weekend, Uber and MADD are forming a partnership and launching a national effort to keep people safe on the road.

07/02/2014

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Addison Preparing For Kaboom Town! Fireworks Show

Addison Kaboom Town is this Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until Midnight. Known as the “largest fireworks show in Texas” it’s a popular destination for many people.

CBS 11–06/30/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Businesses Praise Rainfall At Lake Granbury

Heaven sent — that’s how business owners near Lake Granbury describe the downpours North Texas saw this week. Without the rain July 4th would have been a bust, but now they’re expecting fireworks.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2014

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Texas Increases Patrols For Fourth Of July

Texas troopers will be out in force over the long Fourth of July holiday period, looking for suspected drunken drivers and other traffic violators. The patrol increase starts Friday.

06/26/2014

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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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