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Avian Flu Forces Cancellation of All Poultry Exhibits At Iowa State Fair

The Iowa Department of Agriculture announced today that there will be no live poultry exhibits at all county fairs, and the Iowa State Fair, from now through the end of 2015 amid concerns of avian flu.

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Craziest Costume Ideas for Insane Inflatable 5k [GALLERY]

We are officially less than a month away from Insane Inflatable 5k presented by GoDaddy.  Hopefully you've registered, and possibly started training.  You may even have your team together.  The most important question now is what to wear?

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Former CRANDIC bridge
Bridget DeMeis
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Cedar Rapids Could Get New Pedestrian Bridge Over Cedar River

A group of businesses and property owners would like to build a new pedestrian bridge over the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids. The question is: Is it a good idea?

The former CRANDIC railroad bridge extended across the Cedar River from near the Cargill plant on the east side, to the foot of Mount Trashmore on the west

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Hiawatha Hosting Fun, Free Event for Kids Friday Afternoon

Kids, grab the bikes. Hiawatha is hosting a bike rodeo and parade this Friday afternoon (May 22nd) and they're even giving away free bike helmets.

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Experience a Different Side of Cedar Rapids at Market After Dark

The Downtown Farmers Market in Cedar Rapids is always an excellent source for summer fun and entertainment. All of the dates for this year's markets have been announced in addition to a new late-night installment.

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Cedar River under 3rd Ave Bridge in downtown Cedar Rapids 6-30 1240pm
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5 Things People who Live in Cedar Rapids Need to Stop Complaining About

I've lived in Cedar Rapids for about a year now and this is my outsider's perspective on things Cedar Rapidians complain about way too much.

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Memories of Cruisin’ the Ave

A few weeks back I wrote a blog up at khak.com about Urban Dictionary ragging on Cedar Rapids.

It got a lot of attention, drew plenty of comments on our Facebook page, and prompted a discussion on all things CR.

I posted several excerpts from the Urban Dictionary post in my blog bu

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Support Under Bridge on 380 Appears to be Crumbling

Now I'm no engineer, but...

This is a picture of the stretch of I-380 southbound over Hawkeye Downs Road and it doesn't look safe. The pic is floating around social media, so I'm sure it'll be addressed in one way or another

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Help Feed Local Families Saturday

Saturday, May 9th is "Stamp Out Hunger Day" in Eastern Iowa and here's how you can help.

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Ashton Kutcher Has a Surprise For His Mom in Homestead, Iowa [WATCH]

Ashton Kutcher helped build the home his mom and step-dad live in near Homestead when he was only 13. Now, Ashton's helping re-do a portion of their Eastern Iowa home to make it more to his mom's liking. An emotional Ashton says, "It's my way of saying 'thank you' to my mom. My mom has been the greatest influence in my life and anything that I can do to say 'thank you' is the right thing to do."

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