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Independence Day

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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Search Continues For Missing Student At Lake Grapevine

Divers prepared to search Lake Grapevine for 21-year-old man who disappeared on the lake about 24 hours ago.

07/05/2013

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Fort Worth Fireworks Show Sparks Grass Fire

The Fort Worth Fourth fireworks show was suspended halfway through after debris from the show caused a grass fire late Thursday night. The delay lasted for more than 10 minutes.

07/05/2013

Julian Leparoux rides Magistretti on October 29, 2004 in the final day of preparation for the Breeders' Cup World Throroughbred Championships at Lone Star Park in Grand Prarie, Texas. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Lone Star Park Honors West On July 4th

Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie is celebrating Independence Day with two nights of fireworks, and a special dedication to the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West.

07/04/2013

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Big Crowds Expected Again For Kaboom Town

Addison is once again hosting Kaboom Town on Wednesday night. It is one of the most popular fireworks shows in the entire nation.

07/03/2013

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Soldier’s Remains Arrive Back In North Texas

A family in Burleson is prepared to receive the remains of a Marine and Army specialist on Wednesday who died in Afghanistan. There will be emotional tributes for William Moody during the upcoming Independence Day weekend.

07/03/2013

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The Importance Of Independence

This is the 237th anniversary of the Declaration Of Independence from British rule. And as we celebrate July 4th, I am reminded of what that document means to me.

07/02/2013

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Troopers On Patrol For Drunk Drivers This July 4th

While the Independence Day holiday isn’t until next week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is gearing up to put more highway patrol officers, conducting more drunk driving patrols.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2013

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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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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

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