The Timberwolves made some noise at the NBA Draft last night in Brooklyn. The T’wolves selected Michigan guard Trey Burke ninth overall and then traded him to Utah for Shabazz Muhammad, who was chosen 14th overall, and 21st overall pick Gorgui Dieng. Minnesota then selected guard Lorenzo Brown with the 52nd pick in the second round and forward Bojan Dubljevic 59th overall.
Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his signature program of winding up wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.
Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.
Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.