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Cedar Rapids Couple Leaves Huge Tip For Waiter Despite Poor Service

A local couple has gone viral for paying it forward recently when they were out to eat. Makenzie and Steven Schultz were receiving slow service but decided to handle it differently than most people would.

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Cedar Rapids To Vacuum Leaves Less Often

The leaves are quickly changing color and beginning to fall, so I guess it's no surprise today is the first day of the City of Cedar Rapids' autumn leaf vacuuming.  Leaves will still be collected on your normal trash day, but there is one surprise concerning leaf collection.

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Sheri’s RV Crazy Tour Has Another Successful Run!

It was a long a winding road with 16 people in 2 RVs for 10 days.  But, Sheri and the crew did it, and survived... somehow.  And now, Bob and Sheri are missing the road and wanted to revisit the memories

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A Conversation With Dr. Jekyll and The Evil Mr. Hyde.

I got the chance to talk with Aleks Knezevich, the actor who will be portraying the title character, as Jekyll and Hyde comes to the stage for the first show of this season's Broadway At The Paramount. 

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Think the Farmer’s Market Season Is Over? It’s Not in Marion.

Last weekend marked a sad time; the final Downtown Cedar Rapids Farmer's Market of the Season.  It's a sign that summer is ending.  But just cause the season is ending, doesn't mean the markets need to end, especially since Fall is Harvest Time. 

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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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Updated: Shooting In Northeast Cedar Rapids Today During Lunch Hour

A shooting at a BP gas station in northeast Cedar Rapids resulted in one injury earlier this afternoon. Cedar Rapids Police responded to a report of shots fired at 12:19 p.m.

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Bacon’s Day Out – Pig In The City [PHOTOS]

Did you know Bacon Fest has a mascot?  It's true.  His name is Bacon, and he went exploring the city trying to make his way to Bacon Fest.  Clearly he was a little confused.

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Hancher Bringing in Some Big Names This Season

The upcoming season from the Hancher Auditorium is going to be another great one.  We were lucky to get their Marketing Director, Rob Cline, to stop by our studios and talk about it. Even more exciting, he stopped in the day after they launched their new website.

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Sunday’s Kidney Walk is More Than Just Another Walk

This Sunday, we'll be at Cherry Hill Park for the 5th Annual Kidney Walk. But if you're thinking this is just another walk for charity, you're wrong.  It's way more than that.  It's a day of Free Family Fun, for a great cause.

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