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Chris Carson

Longtime music fan, I didn't catch the radio bug till college up at Winona State University in Minnesota. After that, well as they say, the rest is history. Once radio gets in your system, there's nothing else you can think of doing. And I'm glad that road has landed me here in Cedar Rapids. I'm not a born Cedar Rapidian, but am a Chicago burbs implant. First radio gig was doing mornings on Soft Rock KREZ in Cape Girardeau, MO, so being back on the format is a welcome home. Since that start though, I've become a father of 2 (9 yr old daughter Mikayla and 5yr old son Nathan), and husband to an amazing wife, Lauren, for 12 years (my HS sweetheart). We also have a cat, although we're dog people at heart. Besides here and Cape Girardeau, I've also in small town Illinois, and have been on almost all formats, including Country, Classic Rock, "Oldies", and Pop stations, but like I said before, being on KDAT is like a return to my roots. I love being a part of closing out your workday and getting you home to relax and unwind.
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Top 5 Kids Costumes For Halloween 2014

The big day for kids is right around the corner.  For months now, those wee ones have had their minds set on a specific costume and been begging you to get it day in, day out.  We're hoping that if they want to be one of these, you've already got the costume by now, or you might have to either shell out big bucks, get creative, or go with plan B.  Take a look at what's in high demand this year.

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The NBA is Coming to Cedar Rapids, and KDAT Has Your Tickets!

The NBA returns to the US Cellular Center in just over a week (Friday, October 17th to be exact) as the Minnesota Timberwolves make their second Cedar Rapids appearance to take on the Milwaukee Bucks.  This is an event your family and you should not miss, and we're going to help make sure that doesn't happen.

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Looking For Something Fun To Do Tonight? Time to Phlock to Iowa City.

Calling all Parrot Heads.  Well, even non Parrot Heads, as tonight there's a fun event happening that supports more than just people wanting to party just a bit.  The Annual Island Fever Phlocking Event is going on at the Coralville Marriott, with proceeds benefiting 2 great causes: Operation Backpack and the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight.

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