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  1. Classes to start earlier, end later for Cedar Rapids schools studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | KCRG

    The change affects all district schools, as well as preschool and alternative kindergarten programs, through the end of the 2014-15 school year.

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  2. Heartbreaking video shows loyal dog try to protect his friend after ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail on Sunday

    ... in sticky situations. Last month, a dog called Cissy hit the headlines, when she disappeared from her yard in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, only to show up about 20 blocks away at Mercy Medical Centre. Her owner, Nancy Franck, has been at the hospital for the ...

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  3. Cedar Rapids schools to start earlier, end laterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Starting Monday students in the Cedar Rapids Community School District will start earlier and end later. This is to add instructional time to make up for the time lost due to weather cancellations and delays.

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  4. Jimmy Walker wins hometown Texas Open; Johnson 20thRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KCRG

    ... Open in Hawaii by nine shots in January and had five victories in the past two seasons. A birdie early helped Cedar Rapids native Zach Johnson even some of the damage from missed back-to-back par putts on the seventh and eighth holes Sunday, but ...

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  5. Two Police Officers Involved In A Sunday M...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    Two Cedar Rapids Police Officers were involved in an early Sunday morning shooting in Cedar Rapids. Officers watched an orange BMW driving at a high rate of speed near the 1000 block of A Avenue NE around 2:00 a.m. The car then turned the wrong direction on 12th St. NE towards H Ave. NE.

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  6. William Tasker, 83, RittmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    ... Surviving in addition to his wife is son, Robert (Iva) Tasker of Sterling; daughter, Nina (Duane) Raper of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; grandchildren, William and Casandra Raper and Justin, Jordan and Cameron Tasker; brother, James (Myrta) Tasker of ...

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  7. New Economic Growth With Realtor Job Openings & Employment For Real...Read the original story

    Saturday | PR Log

    PRLog - March 28, 2015 - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- When people are looking for signs of job growth or opportunities, the Internet can be a valuable resource. There are new exciting job and employment opportunities with a thriving Real Estate Agency called the Revolution Realty Team.

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  8. Gernhofer lean, mean scoring machine in Riders winRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KCRG

    RoughRider's Mitch Reinke and Clark Kuster race to the puck while doing battle with the Waterloo Blackhawks at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids on Friday, March 27, 2015. CEDAR RAPIDS – He's a lean, mean, fighting machine now.

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  9. Wiccan priestess to give invocation to Iowa HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | KCRG

    ... been done in a state government body before by a Wiccan.” And democratic representative Liz Bennett of Cedar Rapids, who invited Maynard to give the blessing, said inclusion is her goal. “I think there are people across the nation who ...

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  10. Marion man, 18, sentenced to 25 years for sexual assaults of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    ... for a total of 25 years. There is no mandatory minimum because Barta was a juvenile. The 7-year-old Cedar Rapids boy was sexually assaulted from January 2008 through Oct. 31, 2013, according to court documents. The 4-year-old boy from Washington ...

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  11. Goodwill and Mercy Medical Center team up to help train disabled unemployedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    Mercy Medical Center cafeteria workers Amber Studt and Amy Travagiakis, both of Cedar Rapids, tour the new Room Service Center at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008.

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  12. Cedar Rapids native affected by New York explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KCRG

    Tiffany Westrom, 22, a Cedar Rapids native, posing with her handy backpack in New York City. A Cedar Rapids native says her apartment is still filled with smoke after a massive explosion and building collapse Tuesday in New York City.

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  13. Two more signings for WFC2Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Eighty Six Forever

    ... teams and will add a little more experience to the WFC2 lineup. Christianson, a 24 year old midfielder out of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was selected 22nd overall in the 2013 MLS Superdraft and has made several appearances for the Red Bulls in thA- ...

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  14. Bernard (Bernie) J. DvorakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Tama News-Herald

    Bernard J. Dvorak, 80, of Cedar Rapids, died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church by Rev.

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  15. CR Man Arrested After Shooting Incident an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    A CEDAR RAPIDS MAN FACES CHARGES FOR A SHOOTING INCIDENT AND POLICE CHASE FRIDAY MORNING. 46-YEAR-OLD KEITH LUTER IS ACCUSED OF FIRING A GUN AT A VEHICLE NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF EDGEWOOD ROAD AND 42ND STREET NORTHEAST.

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  16. Fast-growing NewBo district just keeps growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KCRG

    ... Station project. The $4-million, four-story project will include a mix of retail, office and residential space. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- Another new building is coming to the fast-growing NewBo district in southeast Cedar Rapids. And this latest ...

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  17. Cedar Rapids police arrest suspect in shots fired, chase caseRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police responded to a shots fired call Friday morning near Edgewood Rd and 42nd St NE. Nobody was hurt but a car did have bullet holes. Soon after, officers located the suspect's vehicle and a chase began. The chase ended on Ozark St. NE where officers arrested the suspect. Keith Luter.

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  18. Emily's List backs Vernon in Iowa 1st Dist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    Monica Vernon will become the first 2016 U.S. House candidate endorsed by Emily's List, the largest resource for pro-choice, Democratic women in politics. Vernon, a Cedar Rapids City Council member and former business owner, will receive the endorsement Friday morning of the political action committee with a network of more than 3 million people.

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  19. Groundbreaking held for multi-use building...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    ... pedestrian and retail activity," says Jennifer Pratt, director of community development for the City of Cedar Rapids. "These unique districts where residents have a variety of living and retail options are exactly the type of growth the City is ...

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  20. Kuisiware Shows Support For Maple Syrup Festival Via A 24-Hour Sale On The Salt And Pepper GrinderRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Emailwire.com

    ... more. Trails and exhibits can also be enjoyed during the event. The 2015 Maple Syrup festival will be held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "We will be conducting an exclusive 24-hour promo on our Salt and Pepper Mill for the Maple Syrup Festival," says Kirk ...

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