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Iowa Woman Goes To Doctor For Stomach Ache, Gives Birth To Twins [VIDEO]

An Ankeny woman got a triple surprise last week when she went to the hospital, complaining of a stomach ache. It was no ordinary stomach ache.  Shelby Magnani was about to give birth to very rare twins:

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10 Great Kids Books for Halloween

Kids books are the best, and with America Reads going on in our schools this Thursday and Friday, we decided to browse the library, and our memory, to find out top 10 picks for great books to read to the kids during this time of year.

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Breast Cancer by the Numbers — How Often It Occurs, How Much It Costs & More

Only by knowing the statistics of breast cancer will we be able to better arm ourselves against it.

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‘Friends’ Coming to Netflix in 2015, Every Episode Will Be There For You

Not to be outdone by HBO's announcement of a standalone streaming service (although totally outdone by Warner Bros.' DC slate), Netflix has picked up a few 'Friends' of its own, 236 to be exact. The streaming service confirms today that all episodes of Monica, Chandler, Joe, Rachel, Phoebe and Ross will be ready to watch in time for New Years' 2015, as announced by Gunther and the Rembrandts.

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Warner Bros.

Harry Potter Spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Will Be a Trilogy, Release Dates Announced

In news that should surprise absolutely no one, it was revealed today that 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' the first cinematic spin-off from the massively popular 'Harry Potter' series, won't be a standalone film. Warner Bros. is betting heavily on their return to J.K. Rowling's wizarding world and have announced that the adventures of magical animal specialist Newt Scamander will be a trilogy.

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Fall Craft Ideas for Kids — A Pinteresting World

'Tis the season for pumpkin spiced lattes and crockpot cooking! Fall is a favorite time of year for everyone. While there are plenty of fun outdoor Halloween activities to look forward to, there's also some great ways to keep the kids entertained when the weather keeps you inside.

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5 Things You Should Know About Ebola — How It Spreads, Symptoms & More

Ebola is all over the headlines lately. Here are some helpful facts about the deadly disease (that you're not going to catch).

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Thinkstock / Theresa Caputo

Longing For A Medium – What’s The Answer?

Because you're a loyal subscriber to the KDAT newsletter, you don't need a medium's supernatural powers to win tickets to see Theresa Caputo on Wednesday, October 29. How lucky! But we're not stopping at just giving you this week's answers, we're giving you next week's answers, too! All that just for being a KDAT newsletter subscriber!

Make sure you're listening during "5 for the Drive" for the cue to call in, and be caller 7 at 319-365-1045 for your chance to win, especially since you now know the possible answers!

Good Luck!

Thursday 10/16: Which Trip Takes the Longest from NY to LA?

  • A) Plane
  • B) Train
  • C) Car

Friday 10/17: Which is The Longest Island?

  • A) Long Island, New York
  • B) Long Island, Bahamas
  • C) Mackinac Island, Michigan

Monday 10/20: What's the Longest Car?

  • A) Smart Car
  • B) Stretch Limo
  • C) SUV

Tuesday 10/21: What's the Longest Bridge?

  • A) Brooklyn Bridge
  • B) Iowa's Lake Rock Bridge
  • C) Golden Gate Bridge

Wednesday 10/22: Which Animal Has the Longest Gestational Period?

  • A) Pig
  • B) Horse
  • C) Dolphin

Thursday 10/23: Which Is the Longest River?

  • A) Missouri River
  • B) Iowa River
  • C) Illinois River

Friday 10/24: Which Celebrity Has the Longest Hair?

  • A) Taylor Swift
  • B) Lena Dunham
  • C) Wierd Al
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Kids Fest On Oct. 25 Will Benefit HACAP of Cedar Rapids


I can't wait for KDAT's Cedar Rapids Kids Fest. This family-friendly day for kids of all ages will be lots of fun...and a great learning experience for the little ones too! It's Saturday, October 25 from 10a.m.-1

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Mr. T Visited The KDAT Studio Looking For His New Home

This guy is an athlete! Say hello to Mr. T - he's a great dog looking for a new home. Take a look, then take in a visit at the CVHS!

Mr. T is a beautiful, affectionate boy! He loves to explore and play. (He gets very excited about s

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