Matt Cassel will again be under center when the Vikings host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Head coach Leslie Frazier has named Cassel the starter for the second straight week, with fellow quarterback Christian Ponder suffering from a concussion. Cassel has passed for 1,122 yards, seven TD’s and four interceptions in six games this season, including three starts.
It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
The head of the Iowa Lottery says his agency's move into a new building is still scheduled to happen before the end of the year.
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says many factors led him to choose state Senator John Nelson, an attorney from Omaha, as his lieutenant governor for the final three months of his administration.
Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.