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  1. More road closures ahead of Tuesday crest in Cedar RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KCRG

    High water is prompting a list of road closures as Cedar Rapids prepares for an expected 17.5-foot crest of the Cedar River, Tuesday. - Effective Sunday: A Street SW closed between Bowling St to the Landfill; Bowling St closed between A St and C St SW - Effective Sunday night: : Ellis Rd NW, between Edgewood Road and Covington Road - Effective Monday morning pending river forecast: Old River Road NW from Ely Road to Sunshine - Currently closed: Otis Road SW from Cargill to Fish Hatchery Updated information will be posted on the City's website: www.cedar-rapids.org.

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  2. Fire training sends smoke billowing over northeast Cedar Rapids metroRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KCRG

    Monroe, Alburnett, Palo and Robins Fire Departments signed up to take part in the training on the home off Ushers Ferry Road Northeast where it passes under Highway 100. The scene created a distraction for a lot of drivers passing by on Highway 100 who could see the thick smoke and flames.

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  3. As Cedar River on pace to reach major flood stage, Cedar Rapids businesses prepareRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KCRG

    With forecasts showing the Cedar River cresting on Tuesday, some local businesses are getting prepared for high water levels- even if the water does not show up at the front doors. By Tuesday, September 25, the river is expected to crest at 17.4 feet- 1.4 feet above what is considered a major flood stage.

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  4. Ellis Boat Harbor taking next round of flooding in strideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | KCRG

    There are about 150 families who spend their summers on the Cedar at Ellis Harbor in houses that are a lot like boats. Add to that the many more who have slips there for pontoon and fishing boats.

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  5. Mount Trashmore closed due to vandalism, erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | KCRG

    Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency said four inches of rain caused erosion damage, but that's not all they have to worry about.

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  6. Eastern Iowa rivers forecast to crest this weekend into early next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    Crest levels and times may shift as forecasters get more information about how the water is moving through each river. These are the forecasts as of Thursday afternoon.

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  7. A refreshing change in the weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    High temperatures this September have been no cooler than 70 degrees in both Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Given how warm this month has been so far, a period of cooler weather was bound to happen, which started today.

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  8. Police identify man wanted in Mt. Pleasant bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    Officers were able to identify the man as 19-year-old Lonel Niculescu of Romania. He is currently wanted out of Canada and another country.

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  9. City holding off on weekend flood prep work to cut expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    The month of September has already cost the city of Cedar Rapids $300,000 in flood preparation costs. And another flood event on the Cedar River, and more expenses, may be coming as soon as Tuesday.

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  10. Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency to close compost location due to flood preventionRead the original story

    Friday | KCRG

    The Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency will be closing their compost location on A Street SW Monday due to flood prevention efforts and staging. Any yard waste can be taken to the Solid Waste Agency landfill at 1954 County Home Road in Marion while the location is closed on A Street SW.

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  11. New Cedar River crest projections announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KCRG

    The Cedar River is expected to crest Sunday morning at 95.2 feet in Cedar Falls. On Wednesday, estimates expected the river to reach moderate flood stage, rising to 91.9 feet Saturday evening.

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  12. Waterloo man sentenced to more than two years in federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | KCRG

    In 2012 he was convicted of carrying weapons in state court. During his plea agreement he also admitted police found him in January 2016 with a handgun under the seat in the same car.

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  13. Cedar Rapids woman pleads guilty to using meth, gun crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | KCRG

    During a hearing Wednesday, Kurth admitted she had a gun on January 26 when she was stopped by Cedar Rapids police officers. She faces a maximum of 10 years in jail, a $250,000 fine, and three years of supervised release after any jail time.

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  14. Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control extends "2-for-1" kitten saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | KCRG

    Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control is extending their "2-for-1" kitten adoption sale until the end of the month. "We have several kittens available right now and many more coming in every day with still more coming back from foster care over the next week or so," said Diane Webber, Program Manager at the shelter.

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  15. Authorities responding to shots fired incident in Cedar RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | KCRG

    Cedar Rapids police responded to a report of shots fired near 12th Avenue and 3rd Street SW at 12:14 p.m.

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  16. 3) Authorities arrest man after interstate chase that ends in a crashRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | KCRG

    Authorities took a Cedar Rapids man into custody after a chase that ended when he crashed his vehicle into a creek. Iowa State Patrol tried to pull over 28-year-old James Miller around 9:30 Wednesday night on I-380 in the northbound lanes near mile marker 9. But State Patrol says Miller sped off, then took exit 10 off the interstate at Swisher and Shueyville.

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  17. Cedar River expected to rise this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KCRG

    People near Waterloo should expect to see the river crest in minor flood stage Sunday morning, with the river reaching 16.1 feet. Residents of Cedar Rapids should see the Cedar River reach 14.1 feet on Tuesday, which is just into moderate flood stage.

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  18. ISU student described as angel in heaven with bright halo saying 'Go Cyclones!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KCRG

    The mother of an Iowa State University student who was murdered while golfing on Monday says she is distraught about her daughter's death. Miriam Arozamena who lives in Spain says it was a terrible fate that Collin Richards and her daughter Celia Barquin Arozamena crossed paths.

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  19. Man admits to kicking dog he was fosteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KCRG

    A post about a man charged in connection to abuse of his foster dog is getting some traction on Facebook. Last Hope Animal Rescue in Cedar Rapids posted Tuesday night that a Staffordshire Terrier mix dog named Tilly had injuries consistent with blunt force trauma.

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  20. Modern Piping suggests UI wanted legal battle over billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KCRG

    A Cedar Rapids contractor is alleging the University of Iowa is trying to run it out of business with litigation. At issue, the ongoing battle over the money Modern Piping says the UI still owes.

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