Fourth of July

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Creative 4th of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

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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Save Your Money Monday: Throw A Great Independence Day Picnic

This week, hundreds of Fourth of July celebrations will take place all over the country! From the huge to the heartfelt, there will be great food, folks and fun for everyone!

06/30/2013

Star Spangled Table

Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

Best of In The Loop: July 5

Nick Wright and John Lopez discuss the state of the Rockets, the Olympics and some Texans.

07/06/2012

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Mayor Parker: Houston Will Be Players For National Championship Game

Mayor Annise Parker joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about bringing the National Championship game to Houston, what to do with the Astrodome and Freedom over Texas on Fourth of July.

06/28/2012

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Behind The Fireworks – Interview With Producer Of Country’s Largest Fireworks Display

Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.

06/18/2012

City of Houston Freedom over Texas 2011. (photo by  Donna W. Carson)

Gear Up For Southwest Freedom Over Texas And Get Your Free Or Discounted Tickets

Find out how to get your discounted or even free tickets to this year’s official 4th of July celebration, Southwest Freedom Over Texas at Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou.

06/18/2012

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