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Today is Friday, April 15, 2022. Let’s get caught up.

Here are today’s top stories, celebrity birthdays and a look back at this date in history:

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FIRST, THE WEATHER

Soggy in the South, cold in the North, and a new storm system hits the West. CNN meteorologist Gene Norman breaks down your Easter Weekend weather.

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TOP STORIES

Click on the links below for full versions of today’s top stories. Keep scrolling for a look back at this day in history and today’s celebrity birthdays:

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FRIDAY LISTEN

Sara Rathner, a personal finance expert with NerdWallet, offers a variety of tips to help you save at the pump from using apps to find the best price to simply slowing down.

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IMAGE OF THE DAY

<p>A gaucho rides a horse during the "Criolla Week" rodeo in Montevideo, Uruguay, Thursday, April 14, 2022. Every April since 1925, the Criolla Week Festival is celebrated in Montevideo and gauchos arrive in the city and tame and ride wild horses. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)</p>

Matilde Campodonico

A gaucho rides a horse during the "Criolla Week" rodeo in Montevideo, Uruguay, Thursday, April 14, 2022. Every April since 1925, the Criolla Week Festival is celebrated in Montevideo and gauchos arrive in the city and tame and ride wild horses. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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