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.
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.