Alexei Ramirez finished a triple short of the cycle and drove in three runs as the White Sox topped the Twins 5-2 at Target Field. Oswaldo Arcia and Josh Willingham both had an RBI for the Twins, who have lost five-of-six. Samuel Deduno allowed all five runs in five frames as he dipped to 7-and-7.
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.