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Business People for June 3, 2015
Business People for June 3, 2015

FINANCE

n Daniel Blevins of Charleston has been promoted to managing partner for Modern Woodmen of America.

In that role, Blevins will be in charge of recruiting local financial representatives for the company, the nation’s largest...

Business People for June 3, 2015
Business People for June 3, 2015

FINANCE

n Daniel Blevins of Charleston has been promoted to managing partner for Modern Woodmen of America.

In that role, Blevins will be in charge of recruiting local financial representatives for the company, the nation’s largest ...

Business People for June 3, 2015
Business People for June 3, 2015

FINANCE

n Daniel Blevins of Charleston has been promoted to managing partner for Modern Woodmen of America.

In that role, Blevins will be in charge of recruiting local financial representatives for the company, the nation’s largest ...

Business People for June 3, 2015
Business People for June 3, 2015

FINANCE

n Daniel Blevins of Charleston has been promoted to managing partner for Modern Woodmen of America.

In that role, Blevins will be in charge of recruiting local financial representatives for the company, the nation’s largest ...

Next up for Wal-Mart pay raises: department managers

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is raising starting wages for more than 100,000 U.S. department managers and workers in its deli and other specialized departments.

The moves mark the next wave of pay raises by the nation’s largest private ...

Deputy fire chief retires after 28 years of service
Deputy fire chief retires after 28 years of service

One of the Charleston Fire Department’s longest-serving members is retiring after 28 years of service.

Deputy Fire Chief Bob Sharp officially retired Monday, after nearly three decades of service and shortly before taking up the mantle as ...

PSC requests more information about power plant closures
PSC requests more information about power plant closures

The state Public Service Commission has ordered Appalachian Power to turn over more information regarding its closure of three coal-fired power plants over the weekend, including the potential costs of converting the plants to natural gas or other...

Vast trove of Medicare data details how billions are spent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joint replacement was the most common hospital procedure that Medicare paid for in 2013, accounting for nearly 450,000 inpatient admissions and $6.6 billion in payments.

Among physicians, cancer specialists received the...

Chevron fined $940,000 for fatal gas well explosion, fire

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron Appalachia LLC has agreed to pay a nearly $940,000 fine levied by the state Department of Environmental Protection over a natural gas well explosion and fire that killed a contractor.

Last month, Chevron agreed...

Jared Hunt column: There’s an opening at the Public Service Commission
Jared Hunt column: There’s an opening at the Public Service Commission

Following up on last week’s column about looming rate increase cases before the state Public Service Commission, it’s worth noting the regulatory body reviewing and deciding these cases is missing a key element: a third commissioner....

Watchdog says ex-Nazis got $20.2 million in Social Security
Watchdog says ex-Nazis got $20.2 million in Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a forthcoming report triggered by an Associated Press investigation, the top watchdog at the Social Security Administration found the agency paid $20.2 million in benefits to more than 130 suspected Nazi war criminals, SS...

The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs
The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs

NEW YORK (AP) — Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies.

Last year, the median pay for women CEOs rose to $15.9 million, a 21 percent gain...

Mining firm told it fails to meet money rules about cleanup

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Virginia-based company that is among the largest coal miners in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin has been informed it no longer meets the state’s self-bonding requirements, which could mean it will have to ...

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