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DPS Expands Drunken-Driving Patrols Through July 4th WeekendMore state troopers are being mobilized to expand the search for drunken drivers on Texas highways through the July 4th weekend.
DIY Fourth Of July Crafts For Your PartyLooking 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.
Tickets Required This Year For Addison's Kaboom TownAdmission is still free, but for the first time you will need a ticket to get into Addison's annual fireworks event, Kaboom Town.
Burned Dallas Home Gets DemolishedWrecking crews demolished a house in the east Oak Cliff area of Dallas that was heavily damaged by fire on July 4. City officials said that the structure was unstable and dangerous.
Drivers Stop I-30 Traffic To Watch Fair Park FireworksThe fireworks display at Fair Park in Dallas caught the eyes of drivers along Interstate-30, many of whom stopped their vehicles on the highway to enjoy the show.
McConaughey & Alves Expecting 3rd ChildMatthew McConaughey and Camila Alves have a baby on the way. The couple, who tied the knot last month, announced the news Wednesday on Twitter.
'Beer Goggles' Show Drunk Driving DangersMany people across Texas will be celebrating Independence Day all week long, and that could lead to more trouble on the roads. That's why TxDOT wants people to have a PASS.
Dallas Wind Symphony Performs Live!The Dallas Wind Symphony stopped by the CBS 11 News studio to perform some patriotic songs for Independence Day. Check out their special live performance.
Great DFW Weather For July 4 FireworksWeather across North Texas should be great for Independence Day fireworks, with warm and mostly dry conditions Tuesday and Wednesday nights before triple-digits during the weekend.
Kaboom Town Features More Than FireworksKaboom Town in Addison is known for its legendary Independence Day celebration, but the annual festivities stretch well beyond fireworks.
Paper Maps Go Nostalgic Amid GPS BoomMore than 35 million Americans are expected to travel by car this Fourth of July, and a good chunk will probably reach for technology before they unfold -- or try to refold -- a paper road map.
2.98 Million Texans Expected To Take July 4 TripsAAA Texas expects nearly three million Texans to hit the road during the Fourth of July holiday period -- Tuesday, July 3, through Sunday, July 8.

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