MN legislators move toward $9.50-an-hour minimum wage – StarTribune
Oil pipeline under Straits of Mackinac drawing concern – AP
“Baffling” delays for Essar project on Iron Range – Duluth News Tribune
China’s housing bubble is different, but it’s still a housing bubble – NY Times
Minnesota student loan default rates are spiking – Fed Gazette
Auto makers post choppy February sales – WSJ
30,000 year-old virus revived in Siberia – LA Times
Boeing unveils self-destructing smartphone – Chicago Tribune
The invention of the concept of the economy – NPR
Iowa ag industry keeps an eye on Ukraine – Des Moines Register
Studs Terkel’s Working, a report from a vanished world – Midwesterner