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Medallion Winners Revealed and I Want Answers [Video]

I got the chance to talk with the people responsible for finding the Freedom Festival Medallion in the 3rd Annual hunt.  And while I was very impressed with this year's logo, what I really wanted to know is how they pieced the clues together.

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Iowa Makes Changes to Hawkeye Football Game-Days

Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta has announced that fans attending Iowa's home football games this season will have more tailgating time afterwards.

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Cedar Rapids Driver Tries To Elude Police, Seriously Injures Another

The Cedar Rapids Police Department tried to stop a 47-year old man for a registration violation this morning. Unfortunately, he didn't stop and crashed into a City vehicle, causing that driver serious injuries.

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Waterloo Animal Shelter Joins 10 Other States In Massive Puppy Mill Rescue

Every time this sort of story comes along, it sickens you to read the details. In this case, it looks like a big group of dogs are about to experience a better life after some horrible maltreatment.

A massive puppy mill rescue just happened in Alabama and a Waterloo shelter is helping in the effort to find new homes for these dogs

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Freedom Fest Releases Their Schedule of Events

We were told that when the Medallion Hunt ended, the Freedom Festival Schedule of Events would be released.  And since the Medallion was located earlier, and the winners were awarded today, the Freedom Fest crew has delivered the schedule to us.  Get ready for another amazing year, loaded with old favorites, and plenty of new things to look forward to.

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A Special Night for Kiah Stokes and Sam Logic

After winning three national championships during her career at Connecticut, former Linn-Mar star Kiah Stokes was taken in the first round of the WNBA draft tonight. Meanwhile, Sam Logic, a two-time consensus All-American at Iowa was also among the first players taken.

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Theft at Boys & Girls Club in Cedar Rapids [VIDEO]

UPDATE:  The van was recovered in West DesMoines.  Suspect still at large, but leads are pouring in.

How low can criminals go? The latest stupid criminal stunt affects a great organization striving for betterment in our community. The Cedar Rapids Boys & Girls Club reports someone stole a car, computers and a video game system belonging to the organization.

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Welcome to the New 104-5 KDAT – Today’s Best Mix

There's a change in the air this spring. You've been hearing it since Monday, and finally, the new look has been released.  Welcome to the new 104-5 KDAT, Today's Best Mix. So what's with the change?

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Los Angeles City Council Votes To Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
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Medical Marijuana Clears Hurdle In Iowa Senate; Tougher Fight Ahead in The House

Medicinal marijuana got a step closer to reality for Iowans, but the fight for the drug to help relieve ailments is far from over. Earlier this week, the Iowa Senate voted to pass a bill that would make weed for medical use legal

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Flu Outbreak Hitting Dogs Here in Midwest [VIDEO]

More than 1,000 dogs in the midwest have been diagnosed with a highly-contagious flu that has never been documented in the U.S. before.

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