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As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No This article is available only in print.

As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No

On one side is a new industry desperately needing local banking services. On the other side are bankers salivating at potential deposits and fee revenue. Between them is a federal government that outlaws marijuana.
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Cows Haven't Come Home Yet for Hiland's Carolyn Evans This article is available only in print.

Carolyn Evans recently celebrated her 62nd anniversary at the company now known as Hiland Dairy in Little Rock.
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Weed Killer Turns Neighbor Against Neighbor in Farm Country

A dispute over a common weed killer is turning neighbor against neighbor. The furor surrounding dicamba has quickly become the biggest controversy of its kind in U.S. agriculture.
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