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Veterans John Smallwood ...

Veterans John Smallwood (from left), Daniel Byers and Louis Salas salute while standing next to J.B. Hunt rigs. Many trucking companies are actively recruiting veterans.

Monsanto draws state heat over drift

Subscriber onlyThe Monsanto Co. caught the attention -- and much of the aggravation -- of the pesticide committee of the state Plant Board on Monday as it tried to address damage wrought by the illegal spraying of dicamba on some cotton and soybean fields in the state. Continue reading...

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CHRISTOPHER DILTSA pedestrian checks her phone outside a Verizon Communications Inc. store Monday in downtown Chicago. Verizon on Monday agreed to pay $4.83 billion to buy Yahoo Inc.’s Web assets.

As energy sector suffers, hope stirs

Drilling rigs’ cautious return foreseen

Subscriber onlyU.S. energy companies say they expect activity in the oil patch to rebound this year. Continue reading...