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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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Experts: This 4th Of July Could Be The Deadliest Day In Years

We’re less than 48 hours away from the 4th of July holiday weekend and there’s an added incentive to drive with care.

CBSDFW.COM–07/01/2015

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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

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Musician Calls For Guitars Instead Of Guns

Oak Cliff musician Barry Kooda has called for an open carry “guitar rally” on July Fourth at Continental Bridge Park.

06/26/2014

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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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Tens Of Thousands Turn Out For Arlington July 4th Parade

An estimated 50,000 people turned out for Arlington’s 4th of July parade on Monday morning.

07/04/2011

Cities Taking Furlough Day For Long Weekend

Don’t be surprised if you drive downtown in Ft Worth, Dallas, or Carrolton and find all city offices closed tomorrow.  

07/01/2010