Daily business briefing: Express Scripts cutting 100 jobs

February 18, 2014 

Express Scripts Holding Co. is cutting 100 jobs nationwide. The St. Louis Business Journal reports that the cuts come as the St. Louis-based company wraps up its integration of Medco Health Solutions, which it purchased last year for $29.1 billion. Read more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

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The Olympics games going on in Sochi have strict rules restricting advertising because of sponsorships awarded to certain companies. In theory, Olympians could be disqualified if they use the games to plug non-approved brands. The International Olympic Committee even holds athletes responsible for how their sponsors behave outside the Olympic bubble. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Philanthropist Howard Buffett wants farmers to pay more attention to soil health. Buffett, who is the son of investor Warren Buffett, is co-sponsoring an invitation-only conference focused on the benefits of cover crops in Omaha this week. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Native Americans are taking a final stand against the Keystone XL pipeline. The $7 billion project calls for building a crude oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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