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Fish-O-Rama is This Weekend at Robbins Lake

It's here! The 13th Annual Boys and Girls Club of Cedar Rapids Fish-O-Rama is this weekend at Robbins Lake at Ellis Park. Not signed up yet? No problem... you can still register.

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Get To Know NewBo Music Festival Artist Allen Stone

We are now just about a week away from the NewBo Music Festival, coming up August 8th.  Hopefully by now you've grabbed your tickets and are just as excited as we are to see the headliners Young the Giant and Allen Stone.  Maybe you've even heard that we're giving you the chance to meet them.

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A Word To The Wise When Driving On Rural Iowa Roads

We're coming up on one of the most active times of year across the country, harvest time.  Farmers have been fine tuning their equipment making sure everything is ready for the big haul, while the rest of us have been watching the crops grow taller.  Of course, that brings on bigger concerns, especially at rural intersections.

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After 3 Years, Marion Calls It Quits On Annual Event

If you're a fan of running, and enjoyed Eastern Iowa's only spring marathon, I'm afraid I've got some bad news for you. Marion Rotary has made the difficult decision that this was the last year for the Marathon for Shoes.

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Snow Piles in Buffalo, New York Still 10 Feet Tall – Yes, in Late July

Reminders of last year's crazy snow storm in Buffalo, New York are still standing tall.

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A Man Truly Forever Young [GALLERY]

For one night only, Cedar Rapids was witness to a legend, one who has remained a timeless treasure for all music lovers.  That man is Rod Stewart, and last Friday's show was nothing short of amazing!

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Eliminating Dangerous Driving Around Downtown Cedar Rapids

There's too many times I sit in the studio overlooking downtown, and see people driving the wrong way down a one way, or on the other side of the street on a 2 way.  It's just dangerous.  No matter how many signs are posted, the downtown is confusing for outsiders (especially with the many construction projects), causing frustration among locals, and dangerous for pedestrians and bike riders. But that'll soon be changing.

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RAGBRAI Rolls into the Corridor Thursday, More Than Tripling Population of Hiawatha

RAGBRAI (The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) riders will start flowing into Hiawatha sometime Thursday morning and the flow will continue the entire day as thousands upon thousands of them roll into town.

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New Retail Space about to Take Shape at old Blairs Ferry Nash Finch Location

Every time I drive by that massive piece of land on Blairs Ferry Road between Council Street and Rockwell Dr. NE I think about what it will look like when construction is completed.

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Zach Johnson Wins a Three-Way Playoff to claim the British Open

Cedar Rapids' favorite golfing son Zach Johnson won the British Open today. He outdueled Louis Oosheuizen and Marc Leishman in a four-hole playoff to win the 144th Open at St. Andrews.

"I'm at a loss for words. I'm grateful, h

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