Shawn Marion went off for 32 points and six rebounds as the Mavericks held off the Timberwolves, 100-98, at the Target Center. Dallas led by 19 going into halftime. Kevin Love scored a game-high 36 points with 11 rebounds and four assists for Minnesota, which has lost four-of-five. The T’wolves continue their three-game homestand tomorrow against New Orleans.
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.