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A June 11th Mystery Has Popped Up At The U.S. Cellular Center

If you're driven past the U.S. Cellular Center in the past couple days, you've probably seen it.  The tease, "Something Big Is Coming Cedar Rapids,"  with a date of June 11th.  So what can it be?

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10 Photos That Prove the Insane Inflatable 5k is the Most Fun Race Ever

Get ready Cedar Rapids because the Insane Inflatable 5K is almost here. On June 20 and 21, the blow-up obstacle course will be inflating Kirkwood Community College with fun and you won't want to miss this!

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UPDATE: Marion Boy Headed To 1D Show But This Isn’t The End

Last week we shared the amazing story of Brett Wheeler and the viral campaign of #GetBrettTo1D started by his classmates.  Over the weekend, this story took a turn, as a generous individual heard the story and gave up her 1D tickets to Brett.  But this story is far from over.

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The Collins Road Theaters Free Summer Kids Movie Series Returns June 8th

We've been getting a ton of calls wondering if the free summer kids movie series was coming back this year, and we can confirm, YES IT IS!!!

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What Uptown Friday Nights Are All About [GALLERY]

Friday night, a near record crowd showed up to kick off summer with the Cedar Rapids Jaycee's Annual Uptown Friday Nights.  By the time attendance was tallied, organizers realized in just over 24 hours, nearly 5000 people had been in attendance at the McGrath Amphitheater having an amazing time.

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Cedar Rapids Memorial Day Program Moved Indoors

The forecast for Cedar Rapids on Memorial Day includes a 50 percent chance of rain. That has caused the Metro Area Veterans Council to decide to move the Memorial Day program inside.

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Viral Campaign Launched For Marion Student Who’s Life Has Been Changed By One Direction

Earlier this week, we learned about a Marion student named Brett Wheeler, who's life has been changed thanks to a certain British boy band named One Direction.  It's an amazing story that had brought us to tears, and has launched a viral campaign.

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Avian Flu Forces Cancellation of All Poultry Exhibits At Iowa State Fair

The Iowa Department of Agriculture announced today that there will be no live poultry exhibits at all county fairs, and the Iowa State Fair, from now through the end of 2015 amid concerns of avian flu.

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Craziest Costume Ideas for Insane Inflatable 5k [GALLERY]

We are officially less than a month away from Insane Inflatable 5k presented by GoDaddy.  Hopefully you've registered, and possibly started training.  You may even have your team together.  The most important question now is what to wear?

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Training for Insane Inflatable 5k with a Cedar Rapids Celebrity [VIDEO]

As there's only a month to go, we're hoping you've registered for the Insane Inflatable 5k presented by GoDaddy, and have started training.  At first, I was thinking it's not a big deal, as it's just a bunch of bouncy obstacles.  But I realized, that's a false belief.

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