Jay Cutler connected with Martellus Bennett on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 10 seconds left as the Bears clipped the Vikings 31-30 at Soldier Field. Christian Ponder threw for 227 yards, a touchdown and a pick for Minnesota, which fell to 0-and-2. Adrian Peterson had 26 carries for 100 yards, while rookie Cordarrelle Patterson returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a TD. The Vikings host the Browns in their home opener this Sunday.
The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group released the monthly survey of economic indicators throughout the Midwest.
A recent analysis of an increase in the minimum wage finds that workers making more than minimum wage could also see upward pressure on their income.
The number of babies that died during their first year of life was down in 2013.
South Dakota State Climatologist Dennis Todey says the coming winter could be a wet one with milder temperatures.