U.S. border “surge” offends a lot of Mexicans – LA Times
Student loan rates set to double next week – WSJ
Long-distance dads in North Dakota oil country – Fargo Forum
Men’s Wearhouse lays out why it fired George Zimmer – Washington Post
GDP revision shows first quarter was weaker than thought – CNN
Turns out if your neighbor’s tree falls on your property, you still pay – StarTribune
Strip out Apple’s cash, and Google is the more valuable company – Moneybeat
Plans falter for new town in North Dakota oil fields – Rapid City Journal
Appeals to fairness in the economy are often problematic – Will Wilkinson
The foundation of Italian high fashion is shaking for lack of sewing skill – Economist

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Checking in on Hudson, WI, ostensibly the beneficiary of Minnesota tax policy