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An oil rig in North Dakota's oil patch. Across the state's active oil fields drilling crews, road builders and those who want to plunge their equipment into the ground often must wait for another team known for slow, meticulous study - archaeologists, whose job is to survey the land before a single spade of dirt can be turned.
An oil rig in North Dakota's oil patch. Across the state's active oil fields drilling crews, road builders and those who want to plunge their equipment into the ground often must wait for another team known for slow, meticulous study - archaeologists, whose job is to survey the land before a single spade of dirt can be turned.
(THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Can Tuckamore revelations sway opposition?

Tuckamore Capital Management Inc. believes that it has revelations that are a smoking gun, showing hypocrisy by the most vocal opponent of a buyout of the company. But one of the large opponents is not convinced.

Tuckamore wants to go private in a 75-cent-a-share buyout led by management together with private equity firm Birch Hill. It’s facing mounting public opposition, so on Thursday the company took an aggressive swing at one of the leaders of the opposition.