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Campers head out to enjoy the holiday weekend

People celebrating the 4th of July holiday will have to dig deeper into their wallets. KCRG-TV9's Mollie Swayne talked to campers who decided to stay local. A shooting in Cedar Rapids on Saturday afternoon sent a juvenile male to the hospital. 'Show N' Shine' car show raises money for hospice.
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Cedar Rapids group protests Roe v. Wade decision

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Hundreds of passionate and determined people gathered in Green Square Park in downtown Cedar Rapids to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. “I have two granddaughters, and I want them to live in a world where they can make their...
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Convicted domestic abuser charged with discharging firearm multiple times near Swisher

A convicted domestic abuser faces charges that he discharged a firearm multiple times outside a residence west of Swisher. Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an address on the 1500 block of 120th Street NW just before 8:45pm on June 24th after a neighbor reported hearing at least ten gunshots coming from a nearby house. 35-year-old Robert Thornton of Cedar Rapids allegedly told investigators that he had been firing a 9mm handgun he keeps for home protection. The gun was found in the driver’s side door panel of the vehicle he was driving.
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Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market draws holiday weekend crowd

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Cedar Rapids held its fourth downtown farmers market of the year on Saturday. People came out and shopped the over 150 vendors from all across eastern Iowa, carrying different food and gift options. “I just like the sense of community that you get when you...
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Show N’ Shine car show held at Noelridge Christian Church

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Classy Chassy Cruisers held the Show N’ Shine car show at Noelridge Christian Church in Cedar Rapids as part of the Freedom Festival on Saturday. Around 50 trucks, tractors, motorcycles, and cars new and old were shown off at the event. This included a nearly 100-year-old Ford Model T, a 1968 Ford Mustang, and a variety of old John Deere tractors. The event, which was free, featured local food trucks, snow cones, popcorn, and live music.
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Upcoming Fireworks Displays

There are several opportunities to view fireworks this Holiday weekend. Saturday July 2, the Richland Community Club will host a show from Alumni Park. Sunday July 3, Richmond Sons of AmVets Squadron #107 will light off from the AmVets Building. On Independence Day, several towns will be presenting displays. The...
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Cedar Rapids Police Investigate Saturday Afternoon Shooting.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Cedar Rapids Police responded to reports of shots fired in the 1400 block of 3rd Avenue SE just after 3:30pm Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival officers found a single juvenile male suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The juvenile was transported by Area Ambulance to a local hospital and underwent emergency surgery. He is expected to recover.
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Officials identify first presumptive case of monkeypox in Iowa

People celebrating the 4th of July holiday will have to dig deeper into their wallets. KCRG-TV9's Mollie Swayne talked to campers who decided to stay local. A shooting in Cedar Rapids on Saturday afternoon sent a juvenile male to the hospital. 'Show N' Shine' car show raises money for hospice.
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Learn how to keep your 4th of July cookout safe in this Fareway Cooking Segment

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Whitney Hemmer shares tips on how to safely prepare your 4th of July cookout in this Fareway Cooking Segment. We all know the basics of a healthy barbecue: choose lean meats, avoid mayo-based sides, and yes, liquid calories do count. But what about keeping those foods safe? Whether you’re entertaining a group or dining solo, practice the basic four rules of food safety.
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Black Hawk County crash injures driver

People celebrating the 4th of July holiday will have to dig deeper into their wallets. KCRG-TV9's Mollie Swayne talked to campers who decided to stay local. A shooting in Cedar Rapids on Saturday afternoon sent a juvenile male to the hospital. 'Show N' Shine' car show raises money for hospice.
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Lots of sunshine for Sunday as humidity creeps higher

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The holiday weekend marches on, and marches toward warmer and potentially stormy conditions toward its end. Lows tonight drop to near 60, with highs in the mid to upper 80s on Sunday under mostly clear skies. A southerly wind will slowly increase our dew points through the day, leading toward a warmer night on Sunday night in the upper 60s.
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Photos: A Midsummer Garden Art Fair

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A picture-perfect evening accompanied music, dancing and readings during a Midsummer Garden Art Fair in Ellis Park’s Shakespeare Garden. The event, on Saturday, July 2, 2022, was designed to draw attention to the hidden gem in northwest Cedar Rapids, said Barb Rhame, a member of the Wednesday Shakespeare Club in Cedar Rapids, which established the garden in 1927.
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