Nick Franklin homered twice and knocked in four runs as the Mariners held on to top the Twins 6-4 to split the four-game series at Safeco Field. Chris Colabello clubbed a two-run homer for Minnesota, which went 4-and-3 on its road trip to Anaheim and Seattle and is 6-and-4 overall since the All-Star break. Kyle Gibson gave up five runs in five frames as he slipped to 2-and-3 with the loss.
The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota legislature is meeting to discuss water management policy.
An announcement on whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager is expected this afternoon.
Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his signature program of winding up wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.
Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.