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Mercy Hospital demolition Saturday morning

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- Crews will implode the flood damaged Family Practice Building at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids Saturday at 8:00 am.

Mercy says it will be the first such implosion in Cedar Rapids history. The contractor performing the implosion says it will sound like several, rapid fire shot gun blasts.

If you want to watch the implosion, you can see it from the Physicians Clinic Iowa parking lot on the other side of 8th street SE from the implosion site. You can also tune in to Today in Iowa Saturday at 8:00 am on KWWL to see the implosion.

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