Trevor Plouffe drove in three including the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as the Twins doubled up the Angels 6-3 at Target Field. The teams were making up a rainout from April 17th. Josmil Pinto went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Twins, who snapped a franchise-record tying 10-game home losing streak set back in 1957 while the team was in Washington. The series continues tonight.
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.