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Volunteers needed to fill sandbags in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Starting at 7 a.m., the City of Cedar Rapids is requesting volunteers to help fill sandbags at the former K-Mart location. 

The location is at the intersection of Williams Boulevard and 16th Avenue SW.  

Because the evacuation is in place and people are being asked to stay out of the impacted area, sandbags will not be for personal use. 

These sandbags will be used to reinforce the flood system.

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