The Twins continue their 10-game road trip as they open up a four-game series with the Rays tonight in Tampa. Samuel Deduno gets the ball for Minnesota. He is 4-and-3 with a 3.47 ERA in eight starts this season. The Rays will counter with Roberto Hernandez, who is 4-and-10 with a 4.95 ERA.
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.