Mark Peters

Wall Street Journal reporter based in Chicago

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Mark Peters covers the Midwest and Great Plains from The Wall Street Journal’s Chicago bureau. His coverage areas include agriculture, politics and the region’s economy.
Previously, Mr. Peters oversaw agricultural coverage for Dow Jones Newswires and covered energy and environmental policy for the wire service. He has worked as a reporter at The Hartford Courant in Connecticut and Portland Press Herald in Maine. Mr. Peters is a graduate of Boston College.

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He was a giant in his field, known around the world simply by his first name: Toystory. And he was the most prolific bull in the world.

An Obit for a Very Special Bull

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