The Fourth of July

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Preparations Underway As July 4th Celebrations Kick Off

Get your lawn chairs and bug spray ready — Independence Day is arriving early. The 3rd of July may not be the day most Americans celebrate, but for bars along Belt Line Road in Addison, it’s one of the busiest days of the year.

CBS 11–07/02/2014

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Addison Preparing For Kaboom Town! Fireworks Show

Addison Kaboom Town is this Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until Midnight. Known as the “largest fireworks show in Texas” it’s a popular destination for many people.

CBS 11–06/30/2014

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Watch Fireworks Displays Across North Texas

There are dozens of fireworks displays happening across North Texas on July 4th. Check out some of the locations that offering family fun events for day and night.

07/04/2012

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Dealing With Fireworks And Frightened Animals

Each year animal shelters report an increase in lost animals after the 4th of July. A PETA spokesperson suggests easy ways to keep your pets safe during the festivities.

07/04/2012

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Midweek July Fourth Causes Travel Dilemma

This year July Fourth is on a Wednesday, and that has created a dilemma for some folks — how long to go away, if at all.

07/02/2012

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The History Of July 4th

4th of July means barbeques and fireworks. But it’s also arguably the most important day in our country’s history. Learn why.

06/18/2012