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News Anchor’s Revelation He Has 6 Months to Live Will Leave You Weeping

This breaking news will break your heart.

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Cedar Rapids Elementary Students Sing The National Anthem To Celebrate A Historic Anniversary [VIDEO]

200 years ago today the American flag was raised in Baltimore, leading Francis Scott Key to write the Star Spangled Banner.  This past Friday, two different Cedar Rapids Elementary Schools honored our nation's history,

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Playtime Poppy Kicks-Off Another Season of Children’s Theater in Cedar Rapids

One of the best things about the start of a new school year is that a new season of Playtime Poppy is about to kick-off.  If you're looking for a fun affordable family idea that the kids will love, it doesn't get much better than Poppy.

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Terry Swails
Terry Swails
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Cedar Rapids Welcomes Its Newest Weatherman, Terry Swails

A good weather forecast can make all the difference sometimes.  For that reason, we're pretty excited to hear the news from CBS 2 and FOX 28, that lifetime Iowa weatherman, and Iowa's most experienced broadcast meteorologist, Terry Swails, is joining our weather partner as their Chief Meteorologist.

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New Virus Sending Iowa Kids To The Hospital

I was half joking the other week when I mentioned how you know kids are back in school when they start getting sick, making reference to what they call the "back-to-school plague."  However, a new virus is spreading quickly, now impacting Iowa, and this is no laughing matter.

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Flood Safety Tips With Corridor Susceptible To Flash Flooding Tonight

The rains came, heavy, in many areas last night.  That was unexpected.  Tonight was the night heavy rain was forecast.  Unfortunately, that hasn't changed.

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An Iowa Marriage 72 Years In The Making

The was a big wedding over the weekend.  And although Neal Patrick Harris finally got married to his longtime partner David Burtka this weekend, that's not the wedding we're talking about.  This one was much closer to home, and honored a relationship that's lasted a lot longer.  In fact, 62 years longer.

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Mary Schuster
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Here’s An Iowa Idea For Fall Family Fun!

There's a tradition in our house that occurs every fall: Apple picking. Well its supposed to, but thanks to the chaos of life, we always tend to run out of time.  Or so we thought, until we discovered this treasure in Iowa City over the weekend that will become a new tradition.

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Cedar Rapids Kernels
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KDAT is Celebrating Your Cedar Rapids Kernels in the Playoffs All Weekend!

The first holiday weekend of the 2014-15 school year is here, and it's the last chance to celebrate what's left of summer.  So as you're celebrating the Labor Day holiday, we're celebrating the "Boys of Summer": Your Cedar Rapids Kernels!  Better yet, we're helping you celebrate them too, with FREE PLAYOFF TICKETS!

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Get Your “Theresa Caputo Live!” Tickets Before Anyone Else

Here's your chance to get tickets to Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience – hitting the U.S. Cellular Center on October 29 – before anyone else.

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