Federal officials have announced that cotton producers across the country will receive an estimated $300 million as part of a cotton ginning cost-share program.
U.S. envoys pressed China on Monday to cut excess steel production that is flooding global markets and to reach a diplomatic settlement to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, as the two sides opened a high-level dialogue.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will be testing its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft in the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of egg-handling facilities in 21 states more than a year after they were suspended due to the nation's worst bird flu outbreak.
Dawg House Sports Grill in Starkville is closing.
A blind Louisiana man is suing McDonald's for the right to get served at the chain's drive-thru windows.
Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
Lenny's Sub Shop wants to open in the Golden Triangle. Bob Ritter, the chain's vice president of franchise and market development, told The Dispatch this morning that Columbus is on its list of markets it wants to enter.
The Senate has voted to scrap a new catfish inspection program that critics have argued is wasteful and unnecessary.
Tupelo Regional Airport officials will ask for a waiver from the U.S. Department of Transportation, which on Friday ordered the temporary termination of the Essential Air Service program at 30 communities across the country, including Tupelo.
CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks -- a big fat zero.
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.
People who bought or leased 2016 General Motors SUVs with overstated gas mileage on the window sticker will be getting compensated, the automaker said Friday.
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