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Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The 41st annual College Hill Arts Festival will return to Cedar Falls this weekend. Co-Chair Mary-Sue Bartlett talks about the longevity of the annual event and some of its unique features. 6:35–An executive order is intended to streamline the regulatory process for…read more »
Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Opioids can easily be found in many homes. During a Science of Parenting Update, Cindy Thompson of Iowa State University Extension looks at what parents can do to keep curious kids out of these potentially dangerous medications, as teens and tweens spend…read more »
On Monday, tune in for This Morning, America’s First News with Gordon Deal. The KXEL Morning News returns Tuesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The sounds of 50 years ago are in focus Friday. University of Northern Iowa music professor Jonathan Schwabe visits to reflect on music from 1969. 6:35–Tuesdays and Thursdays during the KXEL…read more »
Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Cedar Rapids Fire Department is celebrating 150 years of service in 2019. Firefighter Lucas Kennedy and Chief Andrew Olesen talk about the past and the future of firefighting in Cedar Rapids. 6:35–A former football star has been convicted in the first of several…read more »
Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Illustrator and children’s author Mike Wohnoutka will be in Cedar Falls, Monticello, and Dubuque this week. He talks about the process of illustrating children’s stories. 6:35–Both sides continue to work toward the settlement of a lawsuit involving Missouri’s meat-labeling law. Ken Root reports during…read more »
Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Author Dan Abrams talks with Jeff Stein about his new book which explores a court case involving Theodore Roosevelt: Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy. 6:35–Will public boxing rings be a new part of life in Baltimore? Fox…read more »