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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. Fund set up for families of apartment fire victims in Sioux Falls

A fund has been established for the families of a woman and a child who were killed in an apartment fire Tuesday morning.

2. Mother of five who died in house fire called a hero

We're learning more about Sulmi Guerra Sandoval, the mother of five was babysitting two of her own children and two other kids when a fire broke out on the first floor of a split-level apartment. Sulmi was able to lower three children out of a window to passersby, but when she went back in to save two-year-old Eli Galicia, she never returned.

3. Images show expansion of NKorea's nuclear complex

Satellite images show new construction at a plutonium production reactor at a nuclear complex in North Korea that was shut down in 2007. Once operational, the reactor is capable of producing six kilograms of plutonium a year.

4. 2 with gang ties sought in Colo. murders

Authorities are looking for two alleged members of a white supremacist prison gang after their name was brought up during an investigation in the murder of Tom Clements. At this time, the men are not being called suspects in the killing of the Colorado prison chief.

5. Sioux Falls gets $300K for affordable housing program

Sioux Falls gets quite a gift, $300,000 in an effort to create more affordable and safer housing in the city. The $300,000 Sioux Falls is received is part of a larger commitment of nearly $2 million to improve the affordable housing situation statewide. 

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    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:45:11 GMT
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  • Gun safety brought to the forefront

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    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:31:26 GMT
     It's a story that's likely been on your mind this week. A 9-year-old shot and killed her instructor at an Arizona gun range. It happened while he was showing her how to shoot an Uzi sub-machine gun. It's brought a lot of attention to gun clubs and the ac It's a story that's likely been on your mind this week. A 9-year-old shot and killed her instructor at an Arizona gun range. It happened while he was showing her how to shoot an Uzi sub-machine gun. It's brought a lot of attention to gun clubs and the ac
     It's a story that's likely been on your mind this week. A 9-year-old shot and killed her instructor at an Arizona gun range. It happened while he was showing her how to shoot an Uzi sub-machine gun. It's brought a lot of attention to gun clubs and the access kids have.More >>
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  • Heavy rain puts Aberdeen docks underwater

    Heavy rain puts Aberdeen docks underwater

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:29:16 GMT
    Rain continues in northeastern South Dakota, and this rain is causing Mina Lake to rise higher than it has been all summer. Thursday people with houses and cabins on the Lake were busy raising docks. More >>
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  • Tornado spotted near Yankton County

    Tornado spotted near Yankton County

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:26:47 GMT
    A tornado was spotted in northern Yankton County earlier this evening. The storm prediction center did not issue a tornado watch, but says one or two possible tornadoes can be expected tonight. More >>
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  • Madison finds creative solution to housing shortage

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    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:58:55 GMT
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  • Pavilion Spotlight: Sidewalk Arts Festival

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    The 51st Annual Sidewalk Arts festival is coming Saturday, September 6th in downtown Sioux Falls.More >>
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  • Wisconsin woman dies in crash near Rapid City

    Wisconsin woman dies in crash near Rapid City

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:19:59 GMT
    A Wisconsin woman has died after crashing her motorcycle west of Rapid City earlier this month.More >>
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  • Events Center to use mock-ups to determine siding fix

    Events Center to use mock-ups to determine siding fix

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:09:10 GMT
    Earlier this year, the Events Center project team determined an issue with the exterior metal siding on the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.More >>
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