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2017 Solar Eclipse Coverage

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Across the country and here in Iowa, eyes were turned toward the sky. 

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How to make a pinhole projection box to view eclipse Video included

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We are now less than a week away before the total solar eclipse and certified solar glasses are selling out fast. 

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People stake out prime viewing spots for total Solar Eclipse

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Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history. 

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Eclipse fever in eastern Iowa Video included

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99 years in the making and now just hours away, people in Eastern Iowa are bracing for the solar eclipse.  

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Cedar Rapids Animal Care, Control hosting special adoption event for solar eclipse

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Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control will be hosting a special adoption event called "Total Eclipse of the Heart" to commemorate the total solar eclipse Monday. 

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Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for some

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WASHINGTON (AP) - For most people, a total solar eclipse is a once-in-a-lifetime event. For some eclipse chasers, it's a way of life. 

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Gas stations running out of fuel as people travel for Solar Eclipse

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A problem no one saw coming ahead of Monday's Solar Eclipse: a shortage of gas.

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How animals might react to historic solar eclipse Video included

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All eyes will be on the skies August 21st, as the U.S. will see its first total eclipse since 1979. 

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Total Solar Eclipses through 2050

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Here is a map showing the total solar eclipses that will affect the United States through 2050, according to NASA. After the 2017 eclipse, the next total solar eclipse from coast to coast will be in 2045. More>>

How to safely watch the solar eclipse

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Eye specialists at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics offer tips on how to safely watch the solar eclipse on August 21st. 

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VIDEO: Five flights will cross the total solar eclipse path

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There is another way you can watch the eclipse without worrying about clouds getting in the way. 

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NASA and professors create an eclipse book for the blind Video included

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Many are getting excited for the total solar eclipse later this month. 

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Iowa libraries getting glasses for eclipse

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The countdown is on until the solar eclipse on August 21st. 

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Eclipse timing for eastern Iowa

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The first total Solar Eclipse to sweep across the entire United States. For eastern Iowa, we will not experience a "total" eclipse, but roughly 90% of the sun will be covered.

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Couple builds home specifically for Total Solar Eclipse

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An Oregon couple believes their property has the best view for this summer's solar eclipse.

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UNI to host Total Solar Eclipse viewing party

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The Department of Earth and Environmental Science and UNI STEM, with their partners at the Iowa Academy of Science, are hosting a viewing party for the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21 from noon-2:00 p.m. 

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Total Solar Eclipse to be commemorated on Forever Stamp

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The Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamp transforms into an image of the Moon from the heat of a finger.  

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Total Solar Eclipse, 1st in 99 years, to sweep US

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Eclipses of the sun occur when the sun and moon are the same angular size. 

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