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Irving July 4th Celebration Includes — Fireworks, Debris & Sewage

The City of Irving will balance water pollution and fireworks for Saturday’s July 4th celebration… and it’s all about Lake Carolyn.

CBS 11–07/03/2015

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Check North Texas Lake Openings & Access For July 4th Weekend

Don’t put away your swimsuits, boats and life jackets just yet. Despite recent near-torrential rains and area flooding, the majority of North Texas lakes will be open this Independence Day weekend.

CBSDFW.COM–07/02/2015

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Uber Donating $1 To MADD For Every Pledge Not To Drive Drunk

The organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving is joining with Uber to try and stop people from getting behind the wheel drunk this July 4th weekend.

CBSDFW.COM–07/01/2015

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America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

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Fireworks Go On Sale Today In Texas

Fireworks officially go on sale in Texas today, and a record amount is expected to be sold for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.

06/24/2015

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Arlington Hosts Annual Family-Friendly July Fourth Party

Arlington hosted its annual Independence Day fireworks display Thursday night in anticipation of the July Fourth commemoration.

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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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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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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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

People in Aztec costumes dance during a ceremony for the new Sun --the Sixth in the Aztec Calendar-- near the Teotihuacan archaeological site, state of Mexico, on December 21, 2012. (credit: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Parade In Cowtown Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Downtown Fort Worth was alive with music and colorful celebration Saturday morning.

09/14/2013

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