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Remembering Our School Days in a Very Unique Way [VIDEO]

As school starts all over Iowa, we put staff members to the test to see if they could remember the scents of their youth.

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KDAT Staff Goes Back to School [GALLERY]

Today is the first day of school for many students here in eastern Iowa, which got us feeling a little nostalgic.

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Police Ask Motorists To Be Aware On First Day Of School

If you think the kids are the only ones who aren't quite ready for this, think again. Cedar Rapids police are asking motorists to be especially aware as the new school year starts.

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Clothing and Shoes Are Tax-Free Beginning Today!

If your family is anything like mine, you still have some back to school shopping to do. The next two days could be the perfect time to wrap it up!

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500 Kids to Receive School Supplies in Cedar Rapids August 6

A family event in downtown Cedar Rapids will be providing school supplies for area kids, but you'd better get your name in now to be sure you're among the 500!

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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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Super Psyched Teachers Make Brilliant ‘Footloose’ Back-to-School Parody

Going back to school has never been so fun.

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You Know The School Year Has Started When…

Summer has ended and the kids are back in school. Some have been in for a couple weeks now, some just starting their second week. But one things for sure, it didn't take long for the school year tradition to occur.  You know school has started when...

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Vote For Your Favorite First Day Of School Photo

The kids are officially back to school and we loved seeing all of their first day of school photos! Now we need your help picking the winning picture.

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Back To School With KDAT’s First Day Of School Photo Contest

Back to school means freshly sharpened pencils, new books, and first day of school pictures -- and we want to see yours! Submit a photo of your kid(s) ready for their first day of school and they could win a pizza party for them and their friends!

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