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 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.