Former Twins pitcher Jack Morris was not elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Morris received just 351 votes, which was just 61.5-percent of this year’s vote from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. After 15 years of eligibility, Morris is longer eligible to be on the ballot but could be selected by the expansion-era committee.
It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
The head of the Iowa Lottery says his agency's move into a new building is still scheduled to happen before the end of the year.
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says many factors led him to choose state Senator John Nelson, an attorney from Omaha, as his lieutenant governor for the final three months of his administration.
Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.