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KDAT Celebrates National Radio Day

Ever wonder why your favorite DJs like Eric Stone, Gregg Scharnau, and Chris Carson got into radio?  What about some other Cedar Rapids DJs you might know.  Watch this video and you just might be inspired to start looking into the industry too!

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So You’ve Taken the Ice Bucket Challenge — Now What?

There's no denying the massive impact that the ice bucket challenge has had for the ALS Association. Raising $31.5 million dollars for a single organization in 23 days is a game changer for ALS. But most of us are only able to part with a certain amount of money for charitable donations. So now, as you towel off from your freezing soak and post your video online you may be asking yourself, "What's next for me and ALS?"

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Smulekoff’s Announces They Will Close After 125 Years In Business

On the heels of rumors and speculation yesterday surrounding Smulekoff's, the company has confirmed that they will be closing at the end of the year.

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Downtown Business to Close Doors after 125 years

We're startled this morning by reports that Smulekoff's, one of downtown Cedar Rapids' legacy businesses, is possibly leaving its downtown location later this year.

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We’re Getting Ready For The 5K Rave Run And Concert Featuring DJ Dave A [VIDEO]

It's almost here!  Saturday night is the big Cedar Rapids party, the 5K Rave Run and concert featuring DJ Dave.  There's still time for you to sign up, too.  You can do it now here.  You can also come

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Goofing off on live TV? Carson did this morning…for a great cause! [VIDEO]

I was given the chance to join Joy Howe on Fox 28 this morning to talk all about the 5k Rave Run coming up Saturday.  (You have heard about it, right?)  But being a radio guy, and a little nuts, and also up way earlier than I'd like, well, you might say I got a bit goofy.

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A Look Inside A Cedar Rapids House For Sale For $3.9 Million

How do the rich live?  BIG in the case of this home in Northwest Cedar Rapids that's currently for sale.  It has five bedrooms and six-plus bathrooms.  Huh?  My favorite part is the

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Calculating Your 5K Rave Run In Feet, Inches, Yards, Miles and Meters

5K runs are ubiquitous - but maybe you've never considered how that distance breaks down.

Fortunately, I brought my calculator to work today.

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Summerland Tour Takes Over the McGrath Amphitheater [Photos, Videos]

Great trip back to 90s tonight at the McGrath Amphitheatre with the Summerland Tour.  Couldn't make it? Check out the photos, videos, and recap of the show.

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Just How Cold Was Iowa In July?

I loved almost every single moment of July's weather in Cedar Rapids, and so did my air conditioner. The cool temperatures we experienced throughout the month were historic.

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