Casselton, ND, train wreck spilled 400k gallons of crude – StarTribune
Pig virus threatens to bump up pork costs – WSJ
Minneapolis has an affordable rental housing shortage – MinnPost
The political gulf between neighboring Duluth, MN and Superior, WI – NY Times
St. Louis County DFL resolution on copper mine reveals party rift – Duluth News Tribune
The tiny difference at the top between the best and almost-best – Marginal Revolution
It’s truly incredible how much profit the big banks make – JP Morgan, Wells Fargo
Cruise ship business still struggling through “wave season” – Economist|
Everyone wants Ireland to be a success story, but it’s not yet – NY Times
Great ideas for tormenting telemarketers (e.g., air horns) – LA Times