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during practice for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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Landon Cassill Races Way Into Daytona 500, Shows Cedar Rapids Love

Last Sunday, Cedar Rapids native Landon Cassill had a rough go of it in his time trial. Last night was different... as he promised it would be, via Twitter:

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Bridget DeMeis - KDAT
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Man Charged With Causing The Cedar Rapids Bus Accident Is Missing

The man who caused a scary collision with a school bus over a week ago is missing, and Cedar Rapids police need your help in tracking him down.

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Why Raising The Gas Tax In Iowa Wouldn’t Be Such A Bad Thing

The Iowa Legislature is looking at raising the state gas tax by 10 cents a gallon. Great...higher gas prices are right around the corner.

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Coralville To Be Home To Business’ Second Iowa Location

One of my favorite hotel chains is finally making an appearance in the corridor.

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Bald Eagle Removed From Endangered Species List
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The Cold Weather Is Good For One Eastern Iowa Tradition: Eagle Watching

It's the time of year we get a little distracted at work, as we ooh and ahh over the Bald Eagles in Decorah. Thanks again to the Raptor Resource Project, we are very "egg" cited to be tuning in to the Eagle Cam.

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Are Your Pets Safe During This Cold Snap?

Across the country, everyone is trying to do what they can to stay warm.  We're feeling many of the cold effects here in Eastern Iowa.  But while you're protecting yourself, don't forget to protect your pets too.

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Wounded Vets Participate In Valor Games
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Archery In Schools Program Is Building In Iowa

Next month, some of the best young archers in the state will converge on Des Moines for the State Archery in Schools Tournament. This program is coordinated through the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

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Cedar Rapids Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy Begins In March

What are all the things a police officer does every day? The Cedar Rapids Police Department gives you a peek inside with a ride along, target practice, and so much more during the Citizens Police Academy.

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Looks Like This Weinermobile Will Be Skipping Eastern Iowa

Oh I wish I were an Oscar Meyer weiner... unless you're the giant one on wheels.  Looks like one of the Weinermobile's might soon be retiring.

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The Band Perry Plays At Eastern Iowa High School This Afternoon

It was just a couple months ago that Cascade High School won a national contest with the grand prize including a concert by The Band Perry. Today is the special day for students of the eastern Iowa school.

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