Ten pitchers combined for a three-hitter as the American League defeated the National League 3-0 in the 84th annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York. Joe Mauer went 1-for-2, while Glen Perkins did not appear in the contest. The AL snapped a three-game losing streak to the NL and will have home field advantage in the World Series.
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.