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5 things to know this morning

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Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Trooper injured after Sioux Falls car chase

South Dakota Highway Patrol confirms that a trooper was run over by the suspect at 57th and Western.  The trooper is in critical but stable condition. Highway Patrol Captain Kevin Joffer said the suspect was apprehended at 47th Street and Western Avenue. Joffer said he believes shots were fired by law enforcement. There is no word on the condition of the suspect. 

2. One dead in fatal crash in Sioux Falls

One person has died as the result of a traffic accident at E. 10th Street and Chapel Hill Road in Sioux Falls. According to Sioux Falls Police, it appears that an eastbound vehicle made a left turn from 10th Street to Chapel Hill Road and was hit be a westbound vehicle. The passenger of the turning vehicle was killed.  Four other people from the two vehicles were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

3. Obama, Romney spar in town hall debate

President Obama and Governor Romney squared off in a town hall style debate at Hofstra University on Tuesday night. According to Twitter, the social networking site had more than 7.2 million total tweets during the duration of the presidential debate, referencing the debate, candidates and related terms.

4. 4.0 magnitude quake hits Maine

Maine A 4.0 magnitude earthquake shook southern Maine on Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The Maine Emergency Management Agency had no immediate reports of damage.

5. Pharmacy linked to meningitis outbreak may be investigated

Two members of Congress have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether a pharmacy linked to the meningitis outbreak violated any federal regulations or laws. The Centers for Disease Control reported on Tuesday that the number of illnesses linked to contaminated steroids shots hiked up the 233 in 15 states.

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