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Royals Saving Money

Royals Saving Money

The Royals are saving some money on their 2014 payroll.  The “New York Post” reports KC has restructured the contract of pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, reducing his salary this year from 11-million to eight-million.  Guthrie instead had a 10-million-dollar mutual option for 2016 added to his deal.

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

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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.

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No Charges For Corrections Officials

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U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

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The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.