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Before Hitting The Road Tonight, Read This!

As much as you might try to avoid it, it's almost inevitable you might have to drive as the kids are out trick or treating.  Whether it's coming home from work a bit late, a quick run to get more candy, or carting the kids around from neighborhood to neighborhood, there's some overlooked habits you might want to check yourself on.

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Smulekoff’s Announces Final Day of Business After 125 Years

Friday, November 28th at 5 pm. That's the day and time that Smulekoff's will close its doors forever. Just typing that makes me sad

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Think You Know Who Iowa’s Favorite Superhero Is?

No surprise, some of the top costumes this year include superheroes.  From Ninja Turtles, to Guardians of the Galaxy, all all Marvel/DC Characters in between.  So a survey was done to find out the favorite superhero by state, and we gotta say, the results we somewhat surprising.

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Iowa Restaurant to Close Its Doors After IRS Seizes Accounts; No Crime Committed

A restaurant owner in Arnold's Park got the shock of her life, when out of no where, the IRS knocked on her door last year claiming they had seized her checking account.  Was she being accused of money laundering, cheating on her taxes, or some other crime?  Nope.  The reason was quite a bit more shocking.

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Cedar Falls Boy Has No Hunger Or Thirst And No One Knows Why

12-year-old boy Landon Jones of Cedar Falls was a normal, active kid until October 14th of 2013.

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New Cedar Rapids City Services Building Open For Tours Wednesday Afternoon

Another major Cedar Rapids project is now totally complete, and residents will get to take a look inside on Wednesday.  

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Plenty Of Great Costumes At Southwest Theisen’s Dog O Ween! [PHOTOS]

The annual Dog O Ween costume contest with Theisens was Sunday afternoon, and once again, there were lots of great costumes!  This year, there was a new category called "Combo", where you AND your dog could dress up! 

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Mom Escorted Out of Hospital Waiting Room for Breastfeeding

A mom who was breastfeeding her four-month-old baby while waiting to see a doctor at Lubbock's University Medical Center (Texas) was escorted out by security for refusing to stop, leave or cover up.

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Downtown Cedar Rapids Slowly Growing Upward

Another big sign of progress in downtown Cedar Rapids lately has been the sound of

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Some Great Pointers For When You Should Stop For A School Bus

We all want to help keep schoolchildren safe but sometimes that stop sign popping out on one of Eastern Iowa's school buses can be a point of question. If I'm two lanes away, should I stop? The Iowa Department of Transportation provides some wonderful clarification

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