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New Year’s Eve

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Fort Worth Throws 1st New Year’s Eve Party

For the first time, North Texas revelers rang in the new year in Fort Worth. Fireworks lit up the sky as the clock struck midnight, and many believe that the party was long overdue.

01/01/2014

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New Year’s Events A ‘Buffet’ For The Flu Virus

Big New Year’s events, local health officials warn, can be ideal places to catch the flu virus.

12/31/2013

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7.9 Million Texans To Travel Over Holidays

AAA Texas has predicted that 7.9 million people statewide will be traveling during the upcoming 12-day holiday period, starting Saturday and running through January 1.

12/18/2013

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

Texas DPS Increasing Holiday Patrols

The Texas DPS said that additional DWI patrols began Friday and will run through January 2. The period includes both the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

12/13/2013

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

Drunk Drivers Also Put Police & First Responders At Risk

It appears a prominent push to keep drunk drivers off the roads, as the New Year rang in, may be paying off. While the final numbers aren’t in, some North Texas departments say their officers didn’t see a big increase in New Year’s intoxicated drivers.

CBSDFW.COM–01/01/2013

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Felony DWI Charge For Driver With Child In Car

Deputies in Dallas County reported about half a dozen DWI arrests as the new year rang in, including one man who was charged with a felony DWI for having his 12-year-old daughter in the car.

01/01/2013

Lights All Night

New Year’s Concert Not Music To Fair Park Neighbors’ Ears

It’s called ‘Lights All Night,’ but it’s been more like ‘noise all night’ for unhappy Fair Park neighbors.

12/31/2012

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Big D NYE Set To Ring In 2013

The countdown is on to 2013, and the stages are set for Big D NYE!

CBS 11–12/31/2012

70 YEAR MARRIAGE

Fort Worth Couple Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Fort Worth residents Harold and Lou Nichols are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

12/28/2012

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Casey Donahew Headlines Billy Bob’s NYE Bash

Billy Bob’s Texas officially announced their New Year’s Eve celebration, and country music artist Casey Donahew will be headlining the night’s event.

10/22/2012

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Midland Soldier Found With Explosives Due In Court

A member of the U.S. military allegedly found with explosives in his airport luggage on New Year’s Eve is expected to make his first court appearance.

01/03/2012

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New Texas Laws Take Effect On January 1

The new year starts on Sunday. As people across Texas usher in 2012 with parties and celebrations, a new collection of important laws go into effect.

12/30/2011

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