Score one for the Vikings. Blair Walsh nailed a go-ahead 25-yard field goal with 1:38 to go as the Vikings edged the Titans 24-23 in the preseason finale for both teams at Mall of America Field. Marcus Sherels had a 109-yard kickoff return for a TD for Minnesota, which finished 1-and-3 in exhibition play. The Vikings open the regular season a week from Sunday in Detroit.
A bill that would have set "on or after August 23rd" as the school start date in Iowa has been tabled in the Iowa Senate.
A Nebraska state senator has called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to apologize for anti-police remarks made during a committee hearing.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.
All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.
South Dakota Senator John Thune, chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, praised the committee’s bipartisan passage of his Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill.