U.S. GDP grew at 4% pace in second quarter – Commerce Department
Silt from heavy rains blocking Mississippi River to barges at Winona – Winona Daily News
Tech firms leave for the Bay Area for connections more than for talent – StarTribune
Press play and watch health care jobs take over the economy – BLS
Best Buy’s Joly says tablet sales are “crashing,” PC sales up – re/code
Another piece on what’s wrong with the Illinois economy – Chicago Magazine
One reason: manufacturing recovery lags in Chicago area – Chicago Tribune
Germany has trouble attracting high-skill immigrants too – Irish Independent
A discussion of the importance of not sitting – Bloomberg
Jay-Z and Beyonce are making $4 million per gig on their tour – NY Post