Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins will represent the Twins at tonight’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York. Mauer is the starting catcher and will bat eighth for the American League, which has lost three straight to the National League. The Twins will open the second half of the season on Friday at home against the Cleveland Indians.
Iowa Senate democrats say Governor Terry Branstad is overstepping his authority.
Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says Congress needs to keep tabs on the Iran nuclear deal.
ConAgra leaving Omaha will cause some economic problems.