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Clinton aimed for women voters during NewBo City Market rally

With less than two weeks before Election Day, Clinton stood among a crowd in Cedar Rapids’ NewBo City Market to rally voters, especially women, and encourage them to take advantage of early voting opportunities. The girl power theme was hard to miss, from T-shirts declaring “Madame President” to the speeches from local female candidates and […]

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Donald Trump to stump in Cedar Rapids just hours after Hillary Clinton event

Donald Trump Rally McGrath Amphitheatre — Friday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Both presidential candidates will be in Cedar Rapids Friday Oct. 28, hoping to garner votes. With only 11 days left until the election, Hillary Clinton will be at the NewBo City Market at 1:15 p.m. and Donald Trump will be at the McGrath […]

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Hillary Clinton to encourage early voting in Cedar Rapids

With the election less than two weeks away, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be swinging through Cedar Rapids on Friday for an event aimed at encouraging women to vote early. The Women Win Early Vote Rally will be held in the NewBo City Market (1100 3rd St. SE). Doors will open at 11:15 a.m. […]

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Two Cedar Rapids breweries take home Great American Beer Fest medals

Two Cedar Rapids breweries walked away with medals from the Great American Beer Festival Competition in Denver over the weekend — Lion Bridge Brewing Company, which received a gold and a bronze, and the Iowa Brewing Company, which took home a silver. All of this celebration took place just a short while after both breweries […]

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Cedar Rapids police investigating fatal stabbing

The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing incident this morning that left an 18-year-old man dead. Police officers responded to a call around 2 a.m. at 6725 College Park Court SW, according to a press release. Emergency medical care was initiated at the scene and the victim was taken to Mercy Medical […]

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Early voting starts today — find out when, where to go

Early voting for the November 8 presidential election began this morning. Find out where you can place your ballot by visiting the Johnson County Auditor’s Office website , the Linn County Auditor’s Office website or the calendar of satellite voting locations. The Linn County Auditor’s Office is temporarily located at the Linn County Community Services […]

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Some Cedar Rapids residents head home as water recedes

As the Cedar River began its slow descent from peak flood stage, a shrinking evacuation area meant some area residents were able to go home Wednesday. Cedar Rapids City Manager Jeff Pomeranz said during a Wednesday morning press conference that individuals were allowed to return to about 2,500 homes and businesses. Not everyone has been […]

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Protections hold as Cedar River reaches crest, but Cedar Rapids still on high alert

The Cedar River in Cedar Rapids reached a crest of 22 feet today and is expected to slowly work its way back down, falling below flood stage Sunday evening, according to predictions from the National Weather Service. “We’re in the final countdown,” said Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett, but warned that the city is not […]

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UPDATED: 13-year-old girl killed in Cedar Rapids shooting

Update: Cedar Rapids police identified the 13-year-old girl as Ireshia Parks, according to a Wednesday press release. The State Medical Examiner in Ankeny is expected to perform an autopsy. The three male suspects who were taken into custody on Tuesday were charged. A 13-year old juvenile was charged with involuntary manslaughter, carrying weapons and interference […]

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Next 48 hours crucial as Cedar Rapids braces for second biggest flood in its history

With the Cedar River already above major flood stage on Monday morning, Cedar Rapids is facing a dangerous period — watching the waters rise and eyeing temporary flood protections for any potential weaknesses needing repair or reinforcement. “If it works, we will have saved the city,” Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett said during a Monday […]

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Hundreds of Cedar Rapids homes, businesses in the path of the flood

The National Weather Service increased the predicted Cedar River flood level in Cedar Rapids by about one foot to 25.3 feet. The river is expected to crest Tuesday morning and fall back below flood stage by Friday. Nearly 400 commercial properties and 1,349 residences in Cedar Rapids will be in harm’s way if the Cedar […]

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