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Woman Dies After Fireworks Explode In Bedroom On Fourth Of July

The Fourth of July did not end with celebration as a mother has died after accidentally igniting fireworks in her bedroom.

CBS Tampa–07/07/2014

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Woman Killed In Fourth Of July Fireworks Accident

Authorities say a central Florida woman is dead after being burned in a fireworks accident.

CBS Tampa–07/06/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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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

CBS Tampa–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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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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Best Of Tampa’s Gasparilla Children’s Parade

The Children’s parade is an alcohol-free family day long event, celebrating the return of the Gasparilla Season to Tampa Bay. The Saturday, Jan. 18 event includes a Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Rodeo, a children’s parade, parachuting and huge fireworks display.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2014

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Best New Year’s Eve Parties And Fireworks In Tampa Bay

The time of year has arrived for that inevitable question our holiday brains tend to delay until the 11th hour: “What are you doing for New Years?” If you are not sure what you want to do if you venture out we have collected a list of the best parties in Tampa Bay to ring in 2014.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

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Best 2014 New Year’s Eve Concerts In Tampa Bay

In the Tampa Bay area, there are plenty of events and parties that include live concerts by local artists. Grab your dancing shoes and a few energy drinks, because these concerts will have you dancing in the New Year all night long.

12/10/2013

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Best Sand Sculpting Contest Returns To Treasure Island With Music, Fireworks

Sanding Ovations Sand Sculpting and Music Festival is a free event held on the weekend before Thanksgiving in Sand Sculpture Capital of Florida, Treasure Island.

CBS Tampa–11/07/2013

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