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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. Boy Scouts discusses lifting gay ban

The Boy Scouts of America might soon give troop sponsors the authority to decide whether to accept gays as scouts and leaders. This is a potentially dramatic turnaround could be announced as early as next week.

2. Masked 'Black Bloc' a mystery in Egypt unrest

A group of masked men called the Black Bloc, who consider themselves defenders of protesters opposed to Egypt's Islamist president's rule, have joined the country's political unrest. The group says they are willing to use force against Islamists who have previously attacked protesters.

3. Police arrest 3 in connection with nightclub fire

Three people have been arrested in connection to the nightclub fire that left more than 230 dead in Brazil over the weekend, authorities say. The owner of the club, the club's security chief and a band member are reportedly being questioned by police.

4. National Homeless Count gets early start in Sioux Falls

Volunteers are heading out into the cold early Tuesday morning to get an idea of how many homeless people we have in the City.

5. New credit card fees

A swipe of your credit card could cost you even more. Retailers can now charge you an addition fee - up to four percent of your total purchase.

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