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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Fourth Of July Party Games For Adults & Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

Red White and Blue Food, July 4th Foods, Fruit Salad

Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

Watermelon

Picking A Good Watermelon — To Thump Or Not To Thump?

It’s a debate as old as the ages and a question we’ve all faced in the grocery store or on the side of the road when trying to pick a watermelon… to thump or not to thump?

CBSDFW.COM–06/22/2015

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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

Fourth-Of-July-Party

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

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

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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