The Royals have added some infield depth by acquiring third baseman Danny Valencia from the Orioles for outfielder David Lough. The 29-year-old Valencia, a former Minnesota Twin, hit .304 with eight home runs in 52 games last season. Lough hit. 286 with five homers in 96 games with KC.
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.