Chris Herrmann went 3-for-5 with two RBI, including the go-ahead double in the eighth, as the Twins topped the Tigers 7-6 at Comerica Park. Ryan Doumit hit a three-run homer as Minnesota took two-of-three in Detroit. Casey Fien got the win in relief and Glen Perkins got Victor Martinez to hit into a game-ending double play with two on in the ninth for his 30th save.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.