Former Drake kicker Billy Cundiff has a new NFL job. The 33-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets. Cundiff worked out for the team on Monday before signing his deal. He last played for the San Francisco 49ers after signing during the playoffs last year to compete with the struggling David Akers, but didn’t see the field. Cundiff will compete with Nick Folk for the Jets’ starting job.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.
Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.
Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.
The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.