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Aaron White Goes in Second Round of NBA Draft

After an incredible collegiate career at Iowa, Aaron White will get his chance to make it in the NBA. He was taken in the second round of tonight's draft.

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Julie James
Julie James
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Downtown Construction Moves This Year’s Freedom Festival Parade to New Route

Green Square Park in downtown Cedar Rapids is in the midst of a well-publicized reconstruction which has forced a major change in the route for this Saturday's Freedom Festival Parade.

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Eastern Iowa Employer Announces Massive Layoffs

Kinze Manufacturing has taken steps to avoid layoffs in past months. Today they announced, despite their efforts, a large number of employees will have to be let go.

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Summer Fun At The Freedom Fest Balloon Glow [GALLERY]

Freedom Fest has begun.  The weather is beautiful.  And it's a great night for the annual Balloon Glow on the Brucemore lawn.  No doubt, it's one of the most popular events, and it's already looking like this might be the biggest year yet.

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Masters and US Open Champ Jordan Spieth to play in Cedar Rapids

July 6th at the 5th annual Zach Johnson Foundation Classic at Elmcrest Country Club, Zach may be the hometown hero. But make no mistake that all eyes will be on Jordan Spieth.

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We’re Going ‘Insane’ In Less Than 24 hours – Here What You Need To Know

It's finally here! The Insane Inflatable 5k presented by GoDaddy is tomorrow and Sunday, and we can't wait.  There's a couple of things you need to know first.  

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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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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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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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