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Long Beach Man Loses Thumb After Holding Firework

A drunken man lost his thumb Friday when the firecracker he was holding exploded in his hand, police reported.

07/06/2014

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Fireworks Light Up The Southland — And Inspire A Marriage Proposal — On July 4

Josh Rubenstein and entertainment reporter Suzanne Marques were on the CBS Radford lot in Studio City, where thousands of guests, including some veterans, enjoyed a day of fun-filled entertainment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2014

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Your Fourth Of July Guide: Parades, Fireworks Shows, Closures

If you’re hoping to do something beyond the BBQ this Fourth of July there are plenty of parades and fireworks shows to choose from across the Southland.

07/04/2014

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Studio City Gears Up For 16th Annual 4th Of July Fireworks Festival

Studio City is gearing up for the 16th Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Festival on the CBS Studio Center lot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2014

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Council Members’ Duel Over July 4 Fireworks Displays Doubles Cost For Taxpayers

Council members Curren Price and Bernard Parks have had a running dispute for two months over which of them would host the fireworks on the Fourth this year, resulting in two fireworks displays and doubling costs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

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Company Behind Simi Valley Fireworks Accident Invited Back For July 4

Some residents are deeply concerned that Bay Fireworks, the company responsible for last year’s debacle, has been invited back for this year’s Fourth of July show.

07/01/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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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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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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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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OC Officers Net More Than 240 DUI Arrests Over Holiday Weekend

More than 240 people were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence over the holiday weekend, authorities reported.

07/09/2013

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Guide To 2013 Fourth Of July Fireworks Displays

Celebrate this Independence Day with a bang! We’ve got the details on almost every fireworks show in Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties.

CBS Los Angeles–07/01/2013

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Guide To 2013 Fourth Of July Fireworks Displays

Celebrate this Independence Day with a bang! We’ve got the details on almost every fireworks show in Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties.

06/28/2013

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