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.
Congress will take a five-week vacation without addressing the immigration crisis.
South Dakota Highway Patrol officers will be joined by local law enforcement to reduce the number of deaths along Interstate 90.
Governor Dave Heineman has sent a request to the Small Business Administration for assistance to help home and business owners recover.
Deputy Commissioner, Ryan Brunner, says the office was able to return more money to South Dakota's public schools.
Congresswoman Kristi Noem supports a move to sue the President.