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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. Japan holds moment of silence 2 years after tsunami

A moment of silence was held across Japan overnight, marking the two year anniversary since a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the nation, leaving more than 19,000 people dead or missing. More than 300,000 people remain displaced.

2. Walmart shoppers curious about Sioux Falls development plans

Walmart has a new development plan for what could be a third store in South Dakota's biggest city, but exactly what is planned is being kept under wraps. Walmart representatives are about to make a big announcement with the mayor Monday morning.

The Summit League tipped off four days of some March Madness right here in our area. Last October, the league signed a five-year deal to stay in Sioux Falls, and South Dakota basketball fans are happy to have the games so close to home. Saturday marked the beginning of The Summit League's next five years in Sioux Falls.

4. 6 teens Killed in Ohio car crash

Six teens were killed in Warren, Ohio after their SUV flipped and landed in a swamp early Sunday morning. Two boys survived after escaping from the submerged vehicle and running to a nearby home to call 911.

5. Tiger Woods wins Cadillac Championship

Tiger Woods walked away a winner at the Cadillac Championship on Sunday, a month before the Masters. If he wins at Bay Hill, a tournament which he won last year, Woods will reclaim his spot as the world's number one golfer.

  • Owning Your Outdoors: Tree Care

    Owning Your Outdoors: Tree Care

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:36:12 GMT
    Doug says that the natural crown line of a tree should be easy to identify.Doug says that the natural crown line of a tree should be easy to identify.
    There are a number of reasons to prune and crown trees. Trees can grow to close to buildings, power lines or sidewalks and become a hazard. Trees can also be crowned and pruned to make them cosmetically more appealing.More >>
    There are a number of reasons to prune and crown trees. Trees can grow to close to buildings, power lines or sidewalks and become a hazard. Trees can also be crowned and pruned to make them cosmetically more appealing.More >>
  • Michael Myers intends to sue Secretary of State Jason Gant

    Michael Myers intends to sue Secretary of State Jason Gant

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:00:18 GMT
    One of South Dakota's candidates for gov. is suing the secretary of state. Independent Michael Myers says Jason Gant is defying the Constitution by blocking his lt. gov. change. One of South Dakota's candidates for gov. is suing the secretary of state. Independent Michael Myers says Jason Gant is defying the Constitution by blocking his lt. gov. change.
    One of South Dakota's candidates for gov. is suing the secretary of state. Independent Michael Myers says Jason Gant is defying the Constitution by blocking his lt. gov. change. More >>
    One of South Dakota's candidates for gov. is suing the secretary of state. Independent Michael Myers says Jason Gant is defying the Constitution by blocking his lt. gov. change. More >>
  • Michael Myers intends to sue Secretary of State Jason Gant

    Michael Myers intends to sue Secretary of State Jason Gant

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:58:14 GMT
    One of South Dakota's candidates for gov. is suing the secretary of state. Independent Michael Myers says Jason Gant is defying the Constitution by blocking his lt. gov. change. One of South Dakota's candidates for gov. is suing the secretary of state. Independent Michael Myers says Jason Gant is defying the Constitution by blocking his lt. gov. change.
    One of South Dakota's candidates for gov. is suing the secretary of state. Independent Michael Myers says Jason Gant is defying the Constitution by blocking his lt. gov. change. More >>
    One of South Dakota's candidates for gov. is suing the secretary of state. Independent Michael Myers says Jason Gant is defying the Constitution by blocking his lt. gov. change. More >>
  • Sioux Falls Business Journal Report: July 29

    Sioux Falls Business Journal Report: July 29

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:43:43 GMT
    This week's Sioux Falls Business Journal Cover Story is a special report on Brookings and its economic boom.More >>
    This week's Sioux Falls Business Journal Cover Story is a special report on Brookings and its economic boom.More >>
  • Volunteer first responders needed in rural South Dakota

    Volunteer first responders needed in rural South Dakota

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:33:39 GMT
    For more than a century, communities around South Dakota have relied on firefighters and EMT's for immediate medical care. With more than 120 ambulance services in South Dakota, 80% of them are volunteer-based. Now, the need for volunteers is on the rise. More >>
    For more than a century, communities around South Dakota have relied on firefighters and EMT's for immediate medical care. With more than 120 ambulance services in South Dakota, 80% of them are volunteer-based. Now, the need for volunteers is on the rise. More >>
  • South Dakotans asked to make flood recovery plans

    South Dakotans asked to make flood recovery plans

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:24:29 GMT
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    South Dakota officials have asked residents affected by flooding to begin making recovery plans.More >>
    South Dakota officials have asked residents affected by flooding to begin making recovery plans.
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  • Ventura attorney: $1.8M award was fair

    Ventura attorney: $1.8M award was fair

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:47:14 GMT
    An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he thinks a jury acted fairly in awarding Ventura $1.8 million in his defamation case against slain military sniper Chris Kyle.More >>
    An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he thinks a jury acted fairly in awarding Ventura $1.8 million in his defamation case against slain military sniper Chris Kyle.More >>
  • Former economic development head was to be charged

    Former economic development head was to be charged

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:46:01 GMT
    Attorney General Jackley plans to brief lawmakers Tuesday on his investigation into potential financial misconduct at the Governor's Office of Economic Development.More >>
    South Dakota's attorney general says he was ready to file charges and seek an indictment against the state's former economic development director days before the man committed suicide last fall.More >>
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