The Big Four – GOOG, AAPL, FB and AMZN. At each other’s throats in all sorts of ways – The Economist

Manufacturing is struggling, index falls to lowest level in 3 years – Marketwatch
Citing weak market for coal, Canadian Pacific shelves Powder River Basin – Canadian Press

The burned-out Kozy building finds love in a hopeless place – Duluth News Tribune

Sand mining land goes for $3,850 an acre near Blair, Wis. – StarTribune

Young professionals in Cleveland have no illusions – Rust Belt Chic

Peterson had another MVP-caliber game, Vikings still lost – StarTribune

$9,000 painting bought for $12 at Milwaukee Goodwill – ABC News
Illinois’ pension debt now nearly $100 billion – Illinois Policy