Oswaldo Arcia went 3-for-4 with a home run as the Twins doubled up the White Sox 8-4 at Target Field. Brian Dozier, Clete Thomas and Eduardo Escobar also homered as part of a 15-hit attack as Minnesota swept the three-game series. Scott Diamond gave up four runs in five and a third innings to get credit for his fifth win. The Twins have won four of their last five overall.
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.