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Big River's John Correnti Found Dead in Chicago

Big River's John Correnti Found Dead in Chicago
Former Gov. Mike Beebe and John Correnti at the Jan. 29, 2013, news conference announcing plans for the $1.3 billion Big River steel mill in Mississippi County.

John Correnti, CEO of Big River Steel, was found dead Tuesday in Chicago. He was 68. A cause of death has not been released. Correnti was leading the $1.3 billion steel mill project being built south of Osceola in Mississippi County.
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