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.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.