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Celebrate your Independence Day this July 4, 2012

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 09:17 AM CDT

Hot Dog Contest

Hot Dog Contest

How fast can you eat 4 hot dogs & buns?

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012 at 05:52 PM CDT

Gearing Up For a Fair Park Fourth

Gearing Up For a Fair Park Fourth

Crowds are making their way to Fair Park in Dallas for the annual July 4, fireworks celebration.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 10:13 AM CDT

Willie's Picnic Takes Over Stockyards

Willie's Picnic Takes Over Stockyards

Willie Nelson's annual Fourth of July Picnic returned to Fort Worth and Billy Bob's Texas hopes he comes back again next year.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012 at 11:01 AM CDT

12,500 Flags Line Trophy Club Streets

12,500 Flags Line Trophy Club Streets

Trophy Club is celebrating the Fourth of July in a colorful way.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 07:20 PM CDT

Fireworks Safety Stressed This Fourth of July

Fireworks Safety Stressed This Fourth of July

While spring storms may mean North Texas isn't as dry as last year, but firefighters are still concerned about grassfires that may be started by fireworks.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012 at 09:42 AM CDT

Child Recites the Pledge of Allegiance

Child Recites the Pledge of Allegiance

Meredith Grace of Keller recites the Pledge of Allegiance for the Independence Day.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 06:14 PM CDT

Preparing for Arlington's Fourth of July Celebration

Preparing for Arlington's Fourth of July Celebration

City workers spent Tuesday putting the finishing touches on the city's Fourth of July celebration called Light Up Arlington.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:50 AM CDT

Proud to be an American License Plates

Proud to be an American License Plates

Buy one license plate set through My Plates, get a second USA Flag set for free.

Monday, Jul 2, 2012 at 02:27 PM CDT

Nearly 3 Million Texans to Travel for Holiday

Nearly 3 Million Texans to Travel for Holiday

AAA Texas says nearly 3 million Texans will travel to celebrate the Fourth of July.

Monday, Jul 9, 2012 at 01:12 PM CDT

The History of Willie's Picnic

The History of Willie's Picnic

We’ve gone back in time and followed the picnic through its 39 years into what it is today.

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