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Cedar Rapids Bus At the GTC
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Exciting Upgrade Coming to the Cedar Rapids Transit System

If you've ever taken the bus in Cedar Rapids, you know sometimes it can be a real pain.  Hopefully a new upgrade will change that.

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Jens Schlueter, Getty Images
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City in Eastern Iowa Named Best in the Nation for College Graduates

A new report ranks U.S. cities for their attractiveness to college graduates based on job opportunities and several quality-of-life items. Factoring those items, one Eastern Iowa city ranks tops on the list.

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Ben Murphy via YouTube
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Former Cedar Rapids Prep Could Be First Overall Pick In Baseball Draft

The 2015 Major League Baseball Draft ended a week ago today but as the experts look ahead to next year, they believe a former Cedar Rapids Washington graduate could be the top choice next spring.

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Hiawatha and Coralville Looking for Help with RAGBRAI a Month Away

RAGBRAI, the huge bicycle caravan across Iowa begins a month from Friday and both Hiawatha and Coralville are in need of varying types of assistance from the public.

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Robert Wilson, ThinkStock
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Cedar Rapids Airport Back Open After Bomb Threat

The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids is back open after being shut down several hours due to a bomb threat.

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NCAA Makes Changes to Women’s College Basketball, but Were They Necessary?

Say goodbye to two 20-minute halves in women's college basketball. That's one of several announced changes that left me wondering why.

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Byron Buxton rounding 3rd in Majors debut
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Popular Former Kernel Finally Gets the Call to the Majors [VIDEO]

It was an exciting weekend for the Cedar Rapids Kernels with back to back wins over Lansing Saturday and Sunday.  But the real excitement came with a special announcement Saturday night.  Does the name Byron Buxton ring a bell?

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Weekend Shooting Death At Coralville Mall Marks 5th Tragedy in 10 Weeks

Friday night, the unthinkable happened at the Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, as a security guard left the mall, and returned with a gun, then opened fire on 20 yr old girl, shooting her multiple times and killing her. The incident is yet another sad event in what is becoming an increasingly tragic past couple of months.

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General Manager Chris Kokalis
Bridget DeMeis
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Professional Soccer Team Coming to Cedar Rapids

Today was a day shrouded in mystery, ever since the '6.11.15' sign showed up on the billboard at the US Cellular Center about almost 2 weeks ago.  Today, that mystery was solved as we've learned a professional soccer team is coming to Cedar Rapids.

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Great Jones County Fair 2014
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Five Best Days of Summer Coming Soon to Eastern Iowa

With less than six weeks until the Great Jones County Fair, festival organizers are ready to roll. After a fair kick-off last night in Monticello, Iowa residents are ready for what is said to always be the “Five Best Days of Summer.”

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