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City of Five Smells, The

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  1. Some refer to CR as the City of Five Smells since the odor from various grain & food processing plants (Quaker Oats, Cargill, Ralston Foods, etc.) can be detected depending on the day & wind direction. See also: "The City of Five Seasons". Posted by: Anonymous on Apr 30, 2009 (1) (0)
  2. The worst smell in the Cedar Rapids area is the sewer treatment plant on Hwy 13. Posted by: Anonymous on Oct 07, 2010 (0) (0)
  3. Cedar Rapids smells like money Posted by: crgirl on May 04, 2010 (0) (0)
  4. I know a really stinky guy who lives there. So, we actually call it the city of six smells. Posted by: Anonymous on Sep 20, 2009 (0) (0)
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