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AEP announces plans for dividend payout

American Electric Power Co., parent company of Appalachian Power, on Tuesday announced it plans to pay a 50-cent cash dividend to shareholders later this summer.

The company will pay the dividend Sept. 10 to all shareholders of record on Aug. 8.

AEP announces plans for dividend payout

American Electric Power Co., parent company of Appalachian Power, on Tuesday announced it plans to pay a 50-cent cash dividend to shareholders later this summer.

The company will pay the dividend Sept. 10 to all shareholders of record on Aug. 8. ...

City reports profit dipped slightly in second quarter

City Holding Co., the parent company of City National Bank, said Tuesday its profit dipped slightly in the second quarter.

The company, headquartered in Charleston, reported total net income of $12.8 million, or 80 cents a share, in the recent...

Natural gas chain opens new fueling station

The operator of Charleston’s compressed natural gas vehicle filling station on Tuesday celebrated the opening of its sixth station.

IGS CNG Services has opened its latest CNG fueling station located near Youngstown, Ohio, along...

Silver Airways chosen for new Williamstown flights

WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Silver Airways will begin offering nonstop flights from Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport in October.

Mid-Ohio Valley manager Jeff McDougle tells media outlets that the...

McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal
McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal

BEIJING (AP) — McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.

The companies said they immediately stopped using meat from ...

Thrasher opens new office in Beckley

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Bridgeport-based engineering firm The Thrasher Group Inc. has opened a new office near Beckley at the Raleigh County Airport Industrial Park.

The company said the new location will help accommodate its recent...

Huntington Bank earnings increase 9 percent

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Huntington Bancshares Inc., parent company of Huntington Bank, on Friday reported a 9 percent increase in second quarter earnings.

The Columbus, Ohio-based company said it earned $165 million during the quarter,...

Kroger completes Ashton Place renovation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kroger Co. plans to mark the completion of the nearly $13 million renovation of its Ashton Place store with a ribbon cutting ceremony this Wednesday morning.

The company bought the Ashton Place location it had...

Business people, Tuesday, July 22
Business people, Tuesday, July 22

ACCOUNTING

n Gayle Mason has been elected 96th president of the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants for the 2014-2015 year. Mason, a sole practitioner in Lewisburg, was installed as president during the society’s annual...

Businesses connect on international trade mission

W.Va. businesses meet with Mexican officials, create

lasting partnerships

Amazon rolls out ‘Netflix-for-books’ style service
Amazon rolls out ‘Netflix-for-books’ style service

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant’s latest effort to attract more users.

The...

Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines
Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines

AP Business Writers

HONG KONG (AP) — Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the airline industry's equivalent of asbestos or News of the World: toxic to the public and, experts say,...

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