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Cedar Rapids Christmas tree ready to be lit

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One city's Christmas tradition received a tall boost on Monday.

The City of Cedar Rapids cut and moved its Christmas tree into place in Greene Square Park and began decorating it Monday.

The tree will be lit Saturday evening during the Fire & Ice Festival.

Residents Pete and Mimi Thompson donated the 27-foot blue spruce to the city.

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