125-year-old Mankato limestone plant closes after four generations – StarTribune
New head of Bank of England has his work cut out – London Review of Books
Last Place on Earth suspends synthetic drug sales – Duluth News Tribune
Wells Fargo profits rose 19% in the second quarter, to $5.5 billion – Marketwatch
Peace-loving Haight-Ashbury is scene of war over smell of bacon – WSJ
June home sales jump as higher rates motivate buyers – StarTribune
Felix Salmon thinks mobile payments will never take off – Felix Salmon
Businesses on Gulf Coast enjoy the BP payout bonanza – Economist
Rising interest rates could mean infrastructure window is closing – Washington Post