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McDonald’s restructures to win back customers
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McDonald’s restructures to win back customers

Fast-food chain restructures to win back customers

McDonald’s restructures to win back customers
McDonald’s restructures to win back customers

Fast-food chain restructures to win back customers

W.Va. government career fair set for Thursday

The state Division of Personnel and Workforce West Virginia are sponsoring the fourth annual State Government Career Fair Thursday at the Culture Center.

Representatives from more than 15 state agencies, including the departments of...

Dow to trim about 3 percent of global workforce

Dow Chemical will cut about 3 percent of its global workforce as it prepares to break off a significant part of its chlorine operations in a deal announced earlier this year with Olin Corp.

The company says the cuts will reduce its workforce by...

Law firm opens Fayetteville office

Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC has opened an office in Fayetteville, adding to its existing locations in Charleston and Morgantown.

Fayette County native and law firm member Tom Ewing will serve as manager of the new location, located at 103 Fayette...

BB&T sells two Susquehanna branches to MVB Bank

BB&T Corp. last week announced it was selling two Berkeley County Susquehanna Bank locations to MVB Bank.

BB&T is in the process of acquiring Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. It recently agreed to divest the two locations as part of a Department of...

Cisco CEO, a W.Va. native, steps down

SAN FRANCISCO — Veteran tech executive John Chambers plans to step down after more than 20 years as CEO of Cisco Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer networking gear that makes the Internet work.

Cisco said its board has selected...

Commerce officials tout investment progress
Commerce officials tout investment progress

Commerce Secretary says careful financial choices are starting to pay off for West Virginia

Greg Bowman named dean of WVU law school
Greg Bowman named dean of WVU law school

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University law school interim dean Greg Bowman has been appointed to the post permanently.

WVU Provost Joyce McConnell announced the appointment Thursday.

Bowman became interim dean last July...

Century may drop Ravenswood restart effort
Century may drop Ravenswood restart effort

After years of saying it’s committed to reopening its Ravenswood plant, Century Aluminum Co. executives said Thursday they may soon have to decide reopening the long-idled smelter may not be feasible.

The Chicago-based aluminum producer...

Local stores to participate in Free Comic Book Day
Local stores to participate in Free Comic Book Day

Local comic book stores to take part in Free Comic Book Day Saturday

Four W.Va. communities advance in small-town revitalization contest
Four W.Va. communities advance in small-town revitalization contest

Four West Virginia communities, including Charleston, were among 50 selected across the country to move forward in a $10 million competition aimed at revitalizing small towns.

Charleston, Huntington, Fairmont and Jackson County were named as...

Study shows miners are hardest drinkers
Study shows miners are hardest drinkers

Drug abuse — including and especially alcohol abuse — costs the U.S. economy billions of dollars in lost productivity each year. New government data released this month can now tell us exactly which industries' employees drink the most,...

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