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Culver accepts recovery check, alongside Kutcher, Johnson


IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- Governor Chet Culver accepted a disaster recovery check Friday at halftime of the the Iowa basketball game in Iowa City.  Culver accepted the check on behaf of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of Johnson County.

The check was be presented to Culver on behalf of the University of Iowa, FOX Networks, the Big 10 Network and Mediacom.  Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson and actor Ashton Kutcher also took part in the check presentation.  The check represents a portion of the total contribution that will be made by the "Make a Difference with Mediacom Fund." 

Contributions from fans attending Friday's basketball game and last weekend's women's basketball game and wrestling event between Iowa and Iowa State are also included in the check.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo

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