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Five Best Days of Summer Coming Soon to Eastern Iowa

With less than six weeks until the Great Jones County Fair, festival organizers are ready to roll. After a fair kick-off last night in Monticello, Iowa residents are ready for what is said to always be the “Five Best Days of Summer.”

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Flash Flood Watch That Covers Entire Area is Only Part of Today’s Weather Concern

The National Weather Service has expanded the Flash Flood Watch to cover all of Eastern Iowa until 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. While heavy rain is the biggest threat, there are other things we may have to deal with as well.

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Bridget DeMeis
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#GetBrettTo1D: Get Caught Up On The Exciting Updates [VIDEO]

Since the story of Marion's Brett Wheeler first touched our hearts a few weeks ago, a lot has happened. I got the privilege to get Brett, his family, and a couple of other key players into the studio to get caught up on the story the other day to get all caught up. 

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The Greene Square Park Face Lift Has Begun

Getting around downtown by car has become a real pain lately with all the construction. Being summer, that's really nothing new. However, getting through a central part of the city on foot is now also a little more difficult, as the Greene Square Park renovation project has begun.

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Happier Travels For Edgewood Road Commuters Starting Tommorrow

Anyone who uses Edgewood Road on a daily basis knows it's been a near nightmare for almost the past year as you approach Highway 100.  Starting tomorrow, that tension eases, as the bridge reopens.  Well, kind-of.

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American Pickers Doing Their Show In Iowa During The Month Of July

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, the Antique Archaeology team, are looking to film episodes of “American Pickers,” the hit television series on the "History Channel" in July here in Iowa.

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Iowa’s Most Underrated Tourist Attraction Just a Few Miles from Cedar Rapids

Here in East-Central Iowa, one area has been a popular destination for decades. However, sometimes it's underappreciated nationally.

A website has named the Amana Colonies as the most underrated tourist attraction in Iowa

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Local Amber Alert ends in Tragedy

A tragic ending to an Amber Alert issued by police in Urbandale.

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Tips to Save on Your Summer Cooling Bill

Many air conditioners across Iowa are running for the first time today and here's some ways to keep costs down when using it is an absolute necessity.

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Cheese Pizza Rocks Uptown Friday Nights [GALLERY]

Friday night saw another exciting Uptown Friday Nights at the McGrath Amphitheatre with great performances from My Selfish Me and Cheese Pizza. The weather was perfect, adding to the ambiance in the amphitheatre a huge success, as the massive crowd rocked out to the legendary party rockers.

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