The Vikings report for their 48th training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato today. The first practice will take place tomorrow. Camp breaks August 14th. The Vikings open the preseason at home against the Houston Texans on August 9th. Minnesota will then travel to Buffalo and San Francisco before wrapping up exhibition play August 29th against Tennessee.
Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.
The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.
Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.
U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada following two attacks this week.