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Therapist shares mental health warning signs and how to talk to kids about school shootings

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Several reports have claimed warning signs were missed when it came to accused Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz's mental health. 

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First responder vehicles hit in Monday's snow storm

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On a day that took the lives of eight people, the Iowa State Patrol responded to at least 185 crashes caused by the weather. The response proved to also put emergency responders at risk.

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Crews respond to vacant building fire

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Cedar Rapids Police say crews were called to the old Sinclair Meat Packing Plant for a fire.

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Local skaters inspired by Olympic athletes

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Figure skaters of all ages and levels from across Iowa gathered Sunday at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena to compete for a spot on the podium and a chance to qualify for the national State Games competition. 

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76 people from 28 countries become U.S. citizens Video included

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In a building started by immigrants, a naturalization ceremony took place for 76 people in Cedar Rapids.

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Cedar Rapids uses survey to ask citizens how it's doing Video included

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The City of Cedar Rapids wants to know how it's doing. 

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Fund established for two sisters killed in Monday Decorah accident

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A special bank fund is being established for the Decorah area family whose two daughters died in a Winneshiek County car accident during Monday's snow storm.  

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30Hop restaurant coming to Cedar Rapids

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Some changes you can expect will be the in the seating areas, expansion of the usage of the rooftop patio to include more televisions, fire pit additions, and potentially some outdoor games and activities. 

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Cedar Rapids police investigator runs 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

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Cedar Rapids Police Investigator Sarah Lacina is working to complete the World Marathon Challenge. 

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Home damaged in Center Point fire

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The Linn County Sheriff's Office says the fire happened around 8:00 p.m. Sunday night on Franklin Street. It caused to deputies to close the street between 1st Street and Washington Street.

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Boyfriend remembers woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-380

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We are learning more about the woman killed in a wrong-way crash on I-380 Monday night. 

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Cedar Rapids police requesting assistance identifying burglary suspect

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Cedar Rapids police are requesting the public's assistance in identifying a burglary suspect who allegedly broke into NutriSport & Smoothie on Edgewood Road during the early morning hours last Saturday.

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VIDEO: Cedar Rapids police asking for assistance in fraud case

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Anyone who can identify the individual in the surveillance video is encouraged to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

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Linn County to pay $285,000 to wrongfully jailed man

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An Iowa county has agreed to pay $285,000 to an Arizona man who was arrested, transported across the country and jailed for 68 days for a crime that he didn't commit.

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Work-release inmate does not return

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Authorities looking for a work-release inmate who didn't return.

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New festival coming to Cedar Rapids Video included

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Eastern Iowa's largest city is now getting ready to host some big acts as part of a new festival, called newbo evolve, that was announced today. 

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Cedar Rapids apartment building catches fire

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Firefighters opened up the walls and attic and found a smoldering fire that was quickly brought under control.

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Hiawatha PD hands out $100 bills to people in need Video included

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An area police department got to play Santa's elves after an anonymous donor wanted to do a Secret Santa program for people in need. 

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Chrome Horse returns to Newbo years after fire

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Talk about getting back up when you get knocked down, the Chrome Horse Saloon & Slop House has overcome two tragedies that forced them to start all over. 

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Community staple has final night of business Video included

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"It is with the heaviest heart that we have to announce that Tuesday will be our last day of business."

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Operation Quickfind Canceled for Cedar Rapids Teen

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Cedar Rapids Police have canceled the Operation Quickfind for 15-year-old Damontie Haggstrom-Wells. 

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Pastor adopts three siblings with mental health challenges Video included

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Seven years ago John and Terri Janke made a life changing decision. 

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UPDATE: CRCSD moves forward with $220+ million facilities master plan Video included

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The Cedar Rapids Community School District has a facilities master plan that includes closing eight of it's elementary schools.  

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SUV destroyed in garage fire

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An eastern Iowa family loses a vehicle in a Sunday afternoon garage fire. 

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Owner of lost dog urges stricter vet and microchip laws

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A man's grief over losing a piece of his family is pushing him to put more emphasis on microchips for pets.

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Iowan is a two-time Olympian Video included

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Jean Prahm is a two-time Team USA Olympic athlete in the bobsled. She lives in North Liberty, Iowa.  

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Phone scam targets victims using the name of an actual county Sheriff's Deputy

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You can safely say that Black Hawk County Sheriff, Tony Thompson, is livid.   

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Oprah picks book of University of Iowa graduate as newest book club selection

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Tayari Jones has written four successful books. Her latest, An American Marriage, receives the ultimate seal of Oprah public approval. It's the newest member of Oprah's wildly popular book club.  

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