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Cedar Rapids Schools Start Classes Earlier, End Later [LIST]

Students in the Cedar Rapids school district will be welcomed back from spring break with a longer school day. In order to make up time from weather delays and cancellations, the school day will start 10 minutes earlier and end 10 minutes later.

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Jason Davis, Getty Images
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Jason Aldean, Cole Swindell, & Tyler Farr at the UNI-Dome [PHOTOS] [VIDEO]

The Burn It Down Tour visited the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls last night, and here's a look back at some of our favorite social media posts before, during, and after the show.

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Digistew, via You Tube
Digistew, via You Tube
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Eastern Iowa Museum Let’s Everyone Feel Like a Kid [WATCH]

When I was a kid, I wanted a train set and the bigger the better. Then I got a small one, and quickly realized they required more work & expertise than I'd ever have or hope to. Still, my fascination with them has never wavered and here's two that will amaze you.

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Cedar Rapids Police Involved in Overnight Shooting

Two Cedar Rapids Police Officers were involved in a shooting just after two o'clock this morning in the northeast part of the city.

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How Much Should You Expect To Pay An Iowa Babysitter?

Just the other day, it was revealed that the average babysitter will set you back $13.50/hour, well above the minimum wage.  In fact, just 5 years ago, that average wage was at $10.50/hr.  That's a 28% wage increase.  Has your job proved that fruitful? So how do Iowa babysitters compare?

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How Much Should You Pay Your Babysitter?

A new survey by the website Care.com, revealed that the average pay for a babysitter is up to an average of $13.50 an hour. Thats up from just over $10 five years ago, and WAY higher than the minimum wage!

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Kudos to Marion Police Department on a Great Idea

Police departments have always been designed to protect and serve us, and a press release and accompanying Facebook message from the Marion Police Department certainly upholds that.

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Obama And Japanese P.M. Noda Hold Joint Press Conf. At White House
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The Madness Begins as President Obama Turns His Back On Iowa

All the President's picks: Check out his NCAA Tournament Bracket → http://t.co/ENqqesV08s #Baracketology pic.twitter.com/gYREANLa6P

— The White House (@WhiteHouse) March 18, 2015

With only a few hours to go until the tournament tips off, you might be scrambling to get your brackets done for the 1st Ave Draught House Pub and Eatery Million Dollar Bracket Challenge. There's a million ways to pick your selections. Some people choose to simply follow what other people pick. For example, you might choose to match President Obama's picks, just released last night. After all, he's a big college basketball, and might know a thing or two you don't. However, after his reveal, many Iowans are a little bit flustered, especially to the North.

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Cedar Rapids School District
Cedar Rapids School District
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A Homecoming For New Cedar Rapids School District Superintendent

A special meeting by the Cedar Rapids School District Wednesday evening finally answered the question of who will take over the Superintendent's position, as Dr. Dave Benson retires and the end of the year.  The answer is someone with a familiar face, not only in Cedar Rapids, but also in the Iowa Education System.

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Julie James
Julie James
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Big Changes Underway at Former Warehouse Site in Cedar Rapids

It's been nearly a year since we learned that the former Nash Finch distribution site in northeast Cedar Rapids would be undergoing a transformation. Twelve months later, the signs are obvious.

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