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Lottery to revamp website

The West Virginia Lottery is planning to revamp its website next month to help streamline the regular application processes for casino employees and retailers and to also better educate the public about the Lottery’s games and where its revenue...

Lottery to revamp website

The West Virginia Lottery is planning to revamp its website next month to help streamline the regular application processes for casino employees and retailers and to also better educate the public about the Lottery’s games and where its revenue ...

West Virginia, Ohio visitors seek guidance in North Dakota

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Government and economic development leaders from West Virginia and Ohio are visiting northwestern North Dakota to see firsthand what it’s like to deal with an energy boom.

The residents from Parkersburg and...

Fed to be ‘patient’ in interest rate raise
Fed to be ‘patient’ in interest rate raise

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be “patient” in raising interest rates from record lows. The way things are going, its patience may endure for a long while.

Though the U.S. economy has steadily...

Few local flights affected by storm

The massive winter storm bearing down on the East Coast this week has so far not affected many flights departing Yeager Airport, but airport officials are advising travelers to check the status of their connecting flights before flying out of...

RadioShack set to close stores
RadioShack set to close stores

Town Center shop to have ‘inventory blowout’ sale; no closing date set

John Burdette column: The value of taking a ‘Snow Day’
John Burdette column: The value of taking a ‘Snow Day’

As I write this, I am looking out a large picture window into a sea of trees coated with fresh fallen snow. We have yet to have a large snowstorm this year, but this dusting almost has me wishing for a deep blanket that would give us all a reason to...

W.Va. to release draft natural gas air permit Feb. 5

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A draft of a new state air quality permit for natural gas activities will be released next month.

The West Virginia Division of Air Quality’s new G80-A general permit would cover control and...

Contest to recognize agricultural innovation

West Virginia agricultural entrepreneurs have a chance to win a more than $10,000 business assistance package through a new contest sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing.

The West Virginia Vanguard...

Magazine, center sponsor small business breakfast

West Virginia Focus magazine and the West Virginia Small Business Development Center will host a networking breakfast Feb. 3 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Charleston to discuss the challenges small businesses face and the tools to overcome them....

Schools team up for petroleum management degree

Alderson Broaddus University and Pierpont Community and Technical College have teamed up to launch a new major in petroleum management.

Through the program, Alderson Broaddus will provide students in Pierpont’s petroleum technology...

Chapter 11 clips SkyMall mag’s wings
Chapter 11 clips SkyMall mag’s wings

Roberto Ferdman

The Washington Post

Farewell, frivolous in-flight shopping.

SkyMall, the wacky airline catalog that has long filled the seat pockets of so many commercial airplanes, could finally be folding its pages. Xhibit...

Report: WV manufacturing jobs pay better than other jobs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A report by the Economic Policy Institute says the average manufacturing worker makes nearly $3 more an hour than other workers in West Virginia.

The report says that the average manufacturing...

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