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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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Tickets Required This Year For Addison’s Kaboom Town

Admission is still free, but for the first time you will need a ticket to get into Addison’s annual fireworks event, Kaboom Town.

06/09/2014

Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to "Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks" show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Fireworks Fail Explained

Problems plagued two of the biggest fireworks shows in the Metroplex this Fourth of July.

CBS 11–07/05/2013

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Celebrations Keep Texas Firefighters Busy

Fire crews are reporting a rash of grass and other fires in many areas of Texas caused by fireworks lit as part of Fourth of July celebrations.

CBS 11–07/05/2013

Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to "Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks" show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Patrols Planned After Fireworks Show Snafu

Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to Thursday night’s “Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks” show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires.

07/05/2013

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More Texans Hitting The Road Today For July 4th Travel

Today will be the busiest travel day for the July 4th holiday period. Nearly three million Texans are expected to travel this holiday week, with some 2.4 million o f them traveling by car or truck.

CBSDFW.COM–07/03/2013

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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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Best July 4th Parties In DFW

There will be July 4th celebrations going on all over the Metroplex, featuring some of the best live bands and the largest fireworks displays in Texas.

06/20/2013

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Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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