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Social coverage: St. Patrick's Day in downtown Cedar Rapids

Morgan Like, 11, of Marion waits for candy during the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Cedar Rapids on Friday, March 17, 2017. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
Morgan Like, 11, of Marion waits for candy during the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Cedar Rapids on Friday, March 17, 2017. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
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While chilly temperatures and drizzles of rain greeted Eastern Iowa this morning, thousands are still expected to descend on downtown Cedar Rapids for the annual St. Patrick's Day SaPaDaPaSo Parade. 

The parade steps off at 1 p.m., and with 100 entries, it's expected to run until 2:30 or 3 p.m. Several downtown streets will close at 11 a.m. and remain closed for several hours. Find full details here.

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