Chiefs offensive tackle Branden Albert will play the 2013 season on a one-year contract. The two sides failed to reach a multi-year agreement before yesterday’s deadline to sign franchised players long-term. Albert previously signed a one-year, 9.8-million-dollar tender. Negotiations cannot resume until after the season when Albert will be an unrestricted free agent.
Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.
Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.
Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.