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A Royal Sweep

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James Shields and two relievers combined on a five-hitter as the Royals reeled off their ninth straight win with a 9-2 triumph over the Twins at Target Field.  Scott Diamond was rocked for all seven runs in five-plus frames to fall to 5-and-10.  Justin Morneau  homered for Minnesota.  Diamond and Aaron Hicks were optioned to Triple-A Rochester after the game. Oswaldo Arcia is being recalled from the minors and the Twins will add a pitcher to the roster over the weekend.

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Changes To Iowa Snap Program

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Iowa Lottery Moving To New Building

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Heineman Names Nelson Lt. Governor

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Soybean Stocks Surprise in USDA Report

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U.S. soybean ending stocks were a surprise in USDA’s Quarterly Stocks Report at only 92 million bushels. This is below…