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  1. Trojans shine against Danville in 72-20 rompRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Southeast Conference. Their next game could be their greatest challenge to date. On Monday, Fairfield will host Cedar Rapids-Kennedy, who comes to town armed with Washington University recruit Stephanie Botkins and ESPN's No. 16th-ranked junior Lexi ...

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  2. Iowa Spa 'Makeover' Lifts 4-Year-Old Cancer PatientRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Taryn Oberthein, 4, has spent much of the past year dealing with doctors and hospitals after she was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma cancer, according to ABC News affiliate KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Neuroblastoma is a cancer that develops from immature nerve cells in different areas in the body, according to the Mayo Clinic.

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  3. Fire destroys garage in Cedar RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A fire destroyed a garage in Cedar Rapids on Friday. Firefighters responded to 516 10th Ave SE just before 1 a.m. Friday.

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  4. No one hurt in early-morning Cedar Rapids garage fireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KCRG

    Firefighters were called to 516 10th Ave. SE shortly before 1 a.m. for a garage fire. Responding crews encountered a garage with 'heavy fire conditions' on two sides, according to the fire department.

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  5. Salvation Army hoping for a Christmas miracle to reach campaign goalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KCRG

    The bells will be ringing for only a few more days as the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign enters its final days. In Cedar Rapids they are still a long way from making their goal, so the organization is making a final plea for help.

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  6. Citizens credited for help in Cedar Rapids bank robbery arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    The Cedar Rapids Police Department is giving a hat tip to citizens who provide officers with information which led to the arrest of a bank robbery suspect. According to a news release from the city announcing the arrest of 44-year-old Tony A. Spies, police 'relied heavily' on the public's assistance following the Thursday afternoon bank robbery.

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  7. Cedar Rapids Police Arrest Suspect in Bank...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    Cedar Rapids police officers are on the scene, investigating a bank robbery. Officers were called to the U.S. Bank located at 129 16th Avenue Southwest at 4:14 p.m. EMPLOYEES SAY A lone individual had entered the bank, displayed a handgun, and demanded cash.

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  8. Hearing Set for Former Manager at Midamar ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    ... CHARGES FILED THURSDAY AGAINST 50-YEAR-OLD PHILIP G. PAYNE ARE THE LATEST INVOLVING THE MIDAMAR CORP. OF CEDAR RAPIDS. THE FOUNDER AND TWO DIRECTORS, THE COMPANY AND ITS HALAL CERTIFICATION ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN INDICTED. PROSECUTORS CONTEND THAT ...

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  9. Cedar Rapids Police Investigate Bank RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    Cedar Rapids police officers are on the scene, investigating a bank robbery. Officers were called to the U.S. Bank located at 129 16th Avenue Southwest at 4:14 p.m. EMPLOYEES SAY A lone individual had entered the bank, displayed a handgun, and demanded cash.

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  10. Firefighters act as Santa to seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KCRG

    ... tags off Christmas trees at various businesses and purchase the gift. It wasn't just one Santa, but three. Cedar Rapids firefighters acted as Santa to a Senior, giving her a gift. 'It's always good to see a nice surprise and see the surprise on ...

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  11. Cedar Rapids house fire victims surprised with Christmas giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KCRG

    Thursday night, during a Cedar Rapids Roughriders game, veteran Steven Russell was surprised with a truck load of toys for his two young girls. The Russell's home burned in a fire earlier this month.

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  12. Special enforcement nabs drivers violating train crossing rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KCRG

    Cedar Rapids police and Union Pacific Railroad crews had a safety message for motorists in Cedar Rapids on Thursday. That message was heed the warning lights at railroad crossings or pay a price.

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  13. Former Midamar manager charged in misbranding caseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KCRG

    Local and federal officials on scene at MidAmar, an international food supplied based in southwest Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. A former Midamar operations manager was charged Thursday in federal court as part of an alleged Halal beef scheme in which the company's founder and corporate officers have pleaded not guilty to falsifying documents, money laundering, and selling misbranded meat.

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  14. Cedar Rapids man charged in federal court with identity theftRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KCRG

    A Cedar Rapids man is charged with stealing identities of others for the purpose of opening credit cards and applying for loans, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday in federal court. According to the indictment, on at least 22 occasions Gantt used the identities of others to apply for credit cards and loans between October 2012 and February 2013.

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  15. Report shows Iowa workers are productive, but low population growth is a concernRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KCRG

    Nathan Haylock of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, wraps tape around wiring as he assembles a wiring harness at Timberline Manufacturing on Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Marion, Iowa. The company is a supplier of components for Rockwell Collins as well as Terex.

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  16. Ollinger leaving Jefferson for Linn-MarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Cedar Rapids Jefferson's Amanda Ollinger tries to hold onto the rebound on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Cedar Rapids Washington in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Cedar Rapids Jefferson's Amanda Ollinger hits away from Johnston's Kristen Stucker during a volleyball match at the Warrior Invitational on Sept.

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  17. Iowa casino industry touts economic benefits of casinos described by studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    ... financially. The state Racing and Gaming Commission earlier this year turned down a license application from Cedar Rapids, citing problems associated with market saturation and potential 'cannibalization' of other existing casinos should a new ...

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  18. Spa time gives four-year-old day away from cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    ... transplant that left her in the hospital for five weeks. Her mother led little Taryn into Blush Salon & Spa in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday afternoon, with her best bud Ellie along for support. Awaiting Taryn was an army of stylists, each ready to ...

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  19. RoughRiders finding ways to win on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    RoughRiders' Corey Petrash tries to control the puck in front of the net as Fighting Saints' Christian Frey and Phil Boje look on during their game at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, November 16, 2013. The RoughRiders are finding ways to win on the road this season.

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  20. Metro High students spend day helping charities prepare for holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Metro High School sophomore Isaac Smith, 16 , junior Demontrae Poole, 17, and junior Jamal Williams, 17, pack apples in boxes of food on Metro's holiday service day at St. Wenceslaus in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. St. Vincent de Paul volunteers will deliver 185 Christmas food boxes this weekend.

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