After nine days of work, the rain held up harvest. I guess I'll try to catch up on the weekend's work with a few stories you can check out:
The Reckoning: Football, Love, and Remembering Paul Oliver - SBNation
The Last Years of Ernie Banks - Chicago Magazine
This Pest Has Shut Down South Florida's $700 Million Fruit Industry - The Salt
Farmers Flooded From Homes 'Like Pests' as Asia Plans 500 Dams - Bloomberg
Investors are Mining for Water, the Next Hot Commodity - New York Times
One Company Is Making A Killing on Brazil's Sinking Real - Bloomberg. Meat-packing king JBS.
How A Little Lab In West Virginia Caught Volkswagen's Big Cheat - NPR
The Art of Handling a PR Implosion - Priceonomics
On Eve of Pope Francis's Visit, U.S. Catholic Church Grapples With Growth and Decline - Wall Street Journal
America's Most Admired Lawbreaker - Huffington Post
How the DMCA may have let carmakers cheat clean air standards - ComputerWorld
The West is on fire - and the U.S. taxpayer is subsidizing it - The Conversation
Oh Canada! Four in Ten Americans Want Wall on Northern Border - Bloomberg. Damn, there are a shit-ton of stupid people out there.
The Hard-Line Republicans Who Pushed John Boehner Out - FiveThirtyEight. Speaking of stupid people, here's a long list. Of course Jim Jordan and Tim Huelskamp make that list.
The Fight for the Soul of the Republican Party - Bloomberg. What soul? Good thing idiots wasn't a category in this poll: