The Twins open a three-game series with the Royals tonight in Kansas City. Alex Deduno gets the ball for the Twins. He is 1-and-1 with a 5.11 ERA in two starts this season. KC will counter with Luis Mendoza, who is 1-and-2 with a 4.63 ERA in nine games including eight starts.
Iowa's largest employee union is negotiating health insurance.
Iowans will see more state troopers on the road this weekend.
A University of Nebraska study considers the risks associated with weight and smoking.
Friday's game will continue to honor a hero from each state for acts of courage.