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Getting Around Cedar Rapids Is Going To Get A Lot Easier

"Downtown Cedar Rapids has One Way Streets."  It's a statement that scares many drivers, and confuses many more. Watching from our 4th floor perch, we know. It makes it pretty easy to spot "out of town" or new drivers, who aren't so sure what streets they can and can't turn on. Soon, drivers might not have to be so worried, thanks to a resolution passed at last night's city council meeting. 

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2015 RAGBRAI Making Three Stops In The Corridor

The 2015 RAGBRAI (Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) will begin in Sioux City and end in Davenport, the first time the event will start and end in those cities since the inaugural ride in 1973. It will also make three overnight stops in the I-380 Corridor this July.

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Valentines For Vets [VIDEO]

Thanks to our friends at Fox 28 for letting me be part of "Fox 28 Morning Live" yesterday morning to discuss Valentines for Vets. They were even gracious enough to offer to

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Extended Drought Pushes Corn Prices To Record Highs
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They Think WHAT Is The Coolest Thing About Iowa? Really?!

A travel website has compiled a list of the coolest things about each of the 50 states. California's black sand beaches? That's cool. Hot springs in Idaho? Absolutely. But what they chose in Iowa made my blood boil. 

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2014 Was World’s Hottest Year On Record, But Not In Cedar Rapids

Last year was the hottest on Earth as far back as data goes. In Cedar Rapids, it was actually a very cool year.

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Cedar Rapids Fire Might Cause Problems for Area Renters

Earlier this morning, Cedar Rapids firefighters were sent to a check out an alarm going off inside the offices of High Property Management.  By the time the fire was put out, the property was deemed a total loss. Luckily, there were no injuries, as no one was in the building. However, the loss has left some area renters with concerns.

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What To See & Do At Our Big Boy Toy Show

The 2015 Big Boy Toy Show is almost here! It's Saturday, February 7th at the Doubletree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. Here's just a few of the things at the event you're not going to wanna miss:

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That Time of the Year, Order Gems of Hope Flowers for a Good Cause

Julie loves getting them every year and it's time to make the purchase for 2015. Gems of Hope, formerly the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days, are here again.

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‘Transparent’ Wins Best TV Comedy at the 2015 Golden Globes

Moppas and Pommas of the world, unite! Amazon's breakout drama 'Transparent' has officially taken home gold at the 2015 Golden Globes, winning Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical.

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Cedar Rapids Gets Big Dollars For New Housing

The City of Cedar Rapids has scored big, when it comes to funding for new housing projects in the city. Cedar Rapids got more than half the money awarded to communities around the state.

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