Chris Archer allowed an unearned run over six innings to help the Rays in a 4-1 win over the Twins at The Trop. Ryan Doumit’s sacrifice-fly in the sixth accounted for Minnesota’s lone run. Kyle Gibson allowed four runs over six innings to take the loss for the Twins, who have dropped nine out of ten.
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.