Hisashi Iwakuma struck out nine over six innings of four-hit, shutout ball to pace the Mariners to an 8-2 win over the Twins at Safeco Field. Chris Herrmann was 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI for Minnesota, which has lost two straight. Kevin Correia allowed six runs in under two frames for the loss. The series continues tonight.
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.