The Huskers are down one spot to number-19 in this week’s “USA Today” top-25 college football poll. Nebraska went from 18th to 19th following Saturday’s 37-34 win over Wyoming. Alabama remains number-one, followed by Ohio State, Oregon and Stanford. Clemson moved up to fifth. The Huskers host Southern Miss this Saturday.
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.