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Chris Carson

Longtime music fan, I didn't catch the radio bug till college up at Winona State University in Minnesota. After that, well as they say, the rest is history. Once radio gets in your system, there's nothing else you can think of doing. And I'm glad that road has landed me here in Cedar Rapids. I'm not a born Cedar Rapidian, but am a Chicago burbs implant. First radio gig was doing mornings on Soft Rock KREZ in Cape Girardeau, MO, so being back on the format is a welcome home. Since that start though, I've become a father of 2 (9 yr old daughter Mikayla and 5yr old son Nathan), and husband to an amazing wife, Lauren, for 12 years (my HS sweetheart). We also have a cat, although we're dog people at heart. Besides here and Cape Girardeau, I've also in small town Illinois, and have been on almost all formats, including Country, Classic Rock, "Oldies", and Pop stations, but like I said before, being on KDAT is like a return to my roots. I love being a part of closing out your workday and getting you home to relax and unwind.
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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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Two Days of Fishing For Prizes Coming in August

There's no denying we LOVE fishing in Cedar Rapids.  A drive across any of the bridges downtown, or around any lake will confirm that. But there's two days every summer where the best fishing hole in town is Robbins lake, as each fish caught could mean a big prize.

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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck Rumored To Join The List Of Top Celebrity Shocking Splits

The news has been breaking today that Hollywood sweetheart, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are calling it quits.  Although purely overpublished tabloid rumor as of now, I am devastated.  A couple I didn't understand at first, has become the poster for Hollywood "cute couple", and now it's all falling apart, apparently. Although, it's maybe not as shocking as some celeb splits.

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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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