Segura keys 4-run 9th as Mariners rally past Rangers 6-2

Seattle Mariners Dee Gordon, left, and Andrew Romine (7) celebrate after scoring on a double by Jean Segura during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Friday, April 20, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jean Segura and the Seattle Mariners figured five straight games scoring two runs or less were more than enough.

Elway: last year’s draft class has to step up in 2018

John Elway, general manager of the Denver Broncos, talks with reporters during a news conference about the team's priorities in the NFL Draft Thursday, April 19, 2018, in the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — While John Elway and his staff wrap up preparations for next week’s NFL draft, it’s the Denver Broncos’ 2017 draft class that’s really on the clock.

Iowa hoping to find offensive consistency in 2018

Iowa tight end Noah Fant catches a pass during a drill before the team's NCAA college football spring scrimmage, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s offense was as inconsistent as any in the country last season, capable of hanging 55 points on Ohio State one week and getting shut out by Wisconsin the next.

Guest column: SNAP changes will hurt Idahoans

This month, Congress is considering dramatic changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as part of the Farm Bill Reauthorization. These changes will place Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits at risk for food and financial insecurity. According to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, SNAP participation in Idaho has dropped from 10.57 percent of the population in February 2017 to 9.72 percent in February 2018. The improving economy has helped. However, many Idaho counties such as Canyon, Bannock and Shoshone at 16 percent continue to have high rates of SNAP participation.


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