Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko is reportedly opting out of the final year of his contract. The “Star-Tribune” reports Kirilenko turned down a 10.2-million-dollar option for next season. He signed a two-year, 20-million-dollar deal last summer. The 32-year-old averaged 12.4 points and 5.7 rebounds in his only season with the T’wolves.
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.