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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. U.N. chief denounces attacks on gays

Ban Ki-moon condemns attacks and discrimination against homosexuals, an issue that has overshadowed preparations for the Sochi Olympics.

2. How pontiff may respond to U.N. report on abuse

In a first, Vatican officials suggest Pope Francis may sanction bishops for having covered up for abusive priests.

3. FAA to examine airport towers

AP's Jessica Gresko finds the agency will probe the lightning protection systems at hundreds of towers after a bolt injured an air traffic controller in Baltimore.

4. How Hagel is dealing with ethical lapses in military

The defense secretary orders Pentagon leaders to "put renewed emphasis on developing moral character and moral courage in our force."

5. What the fallout is from latest northeast storm

Hundreds of thousands of residents may be without power for days as utility crews work feverishly to restore electricity.

  • New exhibition opens at historical society museum

    New exhibition opens at historical society museum

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:02:47 GMT
    The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society has debuted a new exhibition that showcases the work of Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte. The exhibition is on display at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. It includes 50 original and reproduced works. A reproduction of Amiotte's "Wounded Knee 3" collage is part of the exhibition. The original piece is part of a traveling collection currently on display at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris. Jay Smith is the director of historical society...More >>
    The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society has debuted a new exhibition that showcases the work of Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte. The exhibition is on display at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. It includes 50 original and reproduced works. A reproduction of Amiotte's "Wounded Knee 3" collage is part of the exhibition. The original piece is part of a traveling collection currently on display at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris. Jay Smith is the director of historical society...More >>
  • Earth Day Cleanup Tuesday along US Highway 12

    Earth Day Cleanup Tuesday along US Highway 12

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:41:24 GMT
    The Leadership Partners of North Central South Dakota are asking for help with the Earth Day Cleanup on Tuesday. The group plans to clean up a stretch of U.S. Highway 12 from the west side of Selby to the west side of Mobridge, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Those wishing to participate can join the effort at the Selby Motel at 2 p.m., at Hogies in Glenham at 4 p.m. or at the Alco in Mobridge at 6 p.m. Times may vary slightly depending on the number of volunteers participating.More >>
    The Leadership Partners of North Central South Dakota are asking for help with the Earth Day Cleanup on Tuesday. The group plans to clean up a stretch of U.S. Highway 12 from the west side of Selby to the west side of Mobridge, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Those wishing to participate can join the effort at the Selby Motel at 2 p.m., at Hogies in Glenham at 4 p.m. or at the Alco in Mobridge at 6 p.m. Times may vary slightly depending on the number of volunteers participating.More >>
  • App to track allergy season

    App to track allergy season

    App to track allergy season

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:09:59 GMT
    Unfortunately, this season is not looking good. But there is a different way you can track the season this year and it is by using your phone.More >>
    Unfortunately, this season is not looking good. But there is a different way you can track the season this year and it is by using your phone.
    More >>
  • Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Emergency Care for RSV Scare

    Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Emergency Care for RSV Scare

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:30:09 GMT
    What would you do if your toddler was having trouble breathing? RSV is a very scary condition that puts hundreds of kids in the hospital every year. But getting quick emergency care can help relieve parentMore >>
    What would you do if your toddler was having trouble breathing? RSV is a very scary condition that puts hundreds of kids in the hospital every year. But getting quick emergency care can help relieve parent stress as well as a child's symptoms.More >>
  • Man injured in motorcycle crash near Baltic

    Man injured in motorcycle crash near Baltic

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:00:58 GMT
    A man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash near Baltic, according to Minnehaha County authorities.More >>
    A man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash near Baltic, according to Minnehaha County authorities.More >>
  • Minnesota runners head to Boston in unity, tribute

    Minnesota runners head to Boston in unity, tribute

    Minnesota runners head to Boston in unity, tribute

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:54:35 GMT
    More than 600 Minnesota marathoners will line up for the start of the Boston Marathon this year, including 212 who ran last year and say they're going back to finish what they started.More >>
    More than 600 Minnesota marathoners will line up for the start of the Boston Marathon this year, including 212 who ran last year and say they're going back to finish what they started.More >>
  • Law enforcement searching for missing Rapid City inmate

    Law enforcement searching for missing Rapid City inmate

    Law enforcement searching for missing Rapid City inmate

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:43:37 GMT
    Department of Corrections staff members and local law enforcement are searching for a missing state prison inmate in Rapid City.More >>
    Department of Corrections staff members and local law enforcement are searching for a missing state prison inmate in Rapid City.More >>
  • Woman dies in rock climbing incident in SD

    Woman dies in rock climbing incident in SD

    Woman dies in rock climbing incident in SD

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:51:49 GMT
    Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries sustained from a fall while rock climbing in western South Dakota...More >>
    Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries sustained from a fall while rock climbing in western South Dakota...More >>
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