Reports indicate Des Moines, Iowa Olympian Lolo Jones could be in trouble for a bar fight in Lake Placid, New York. Deadspin.com reports Jones got into a fight with another Winter Olympics hopeful Aja Evans last Friday night. Jones is seeking to make the 2014 Team USA bobsled team to go along with her appearances running track in the Summer Olympics. Jones and Evans were allegedly fighting the stepdaughter of former Team USA head Tony Carlino, who runs the bobsled track at Lake Placid.
A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.
Further Trans Pacific Partnership discussions got underway in Hawaii this week.
Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Jim Inhofe says internal memos submitted by the Army Corps of Engineers to his panel undermines the Clean Water rule.
Senate Appropriators have approved legislative provisions that could ease credit restrictions on U.S. exports to Cuba.
A group of 14 organizations from South and North Dakota, Iowa and Illinois met recently to outline concerns about the Dakota Access Pipeline planned to cross their states.