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Fireworks explode over the Rose Bowl during 4th of July Taste of America. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)

Dry Hills Around Rose Bowl A Concern For Fourth Of July Fireworks

Fireworks will be booming over the Rose Bowl Wednesday night for the annual Americafest show, but authorities are concerned about what might be happening outside the stadium.

07/02/2012

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AAA: 3 Million Southland Residents Expected To Travel For 4th Of July

More than three million Southland residents — a near-record — will take Fourth of July trips in the coming days, a 5.2 percent increase from last year, the Automobile Club of Southern California said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2012

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83 DUI Arrests Made In OC Over Holiday Weekend

Orange County law enforcement agencies have arrested 83 people for drunken driving in the first 48 hours of the holiday weekend crackdown, a deputy said Sunday.

07/03/2011

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Fourth Of July Fireworks Displays

Going to a professional fireworks show is truly the safest way to celebrate the 4th of July. Here is a list of some show-stopping locations. If we’re missing your favorite show, please let us know in the comments below!

CBS Los Angeles–06/21/2011

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Part 2: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, Modern

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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Listen Live! CBS Radio Special July 4th Programming

Listen live to special Fourth of July programming at these CBS radio stations wherever you are across the country. Whether you’re looking for summer favorites or country classics, there’s a weekend-long playlist for you and […]

06/13/2011

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10 Red, White & Blue Food Ideas

America’s traditional colors are red, white and blue, and you can take your Fourth of July picnic, barbeque or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day themed cuisine! All of these easy-to-make […]

06/13/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

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Part 1: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, The Classics

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]

06/13/2011

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O Say, You Can’t See: Marina Fireworks Scrubbed Over Budget Cut

Officials say “budget curtailments” will darken the skies over Marina del Rey on the Fourth of July, but stores and parks will still be open.

05/23/2011

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