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Target breach affects earnings

NEW YORK — Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales.

The nation’s...

Target breach affects earnings

NEW YORK — Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales.

The nation’s third-...

Staples to close 140 stores

NEW YORK — Staples Inc. will shut about 140 locations this year, part of a store-closing plan announced earlier, as the world’s largest office-supply chain responds to online competition.

Staples shut 80 outlets in North America in ...

Jared Hunt column: W.Va. gets more bang for the buck

Money is worth more in West Virginia.

No, it’s not some weird currency rate fluctuation or a privilege of being in “Almost Heaven,” it’s an actual result from a recent analysis from the Tax Foundation.

The...

John Amos Power Plant saves time, money in coal offload process
John Amos Power Plant saves time, money in coal offload process

Workers at Appalachian Power’s John E. Amos Power Plant near Winfield have found a way to shave time off the process of unloading coal from barges that stands to save the company — and ratepayers — tens of millions of dollars in...

Marshall commission OKs power plant agreement

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Marshall County Commission has approved an agreement for a proposed natural gas-fired power plant.

Under the agreement, the commission would own the 549-megawatt plant and lease it back to Moundsville Power...

Toyota pledges $1 million to training
Toyota pledges $1 million to training

New Advanced Technology Center focused on state’s workforce of future

Bistro Express opens in South Charleston
Bistro Express opens in South Charleston

New eatery is in Building 2000 in the W.Va. Regional Technology Park

McDonald’s hopes to shake its reputation
McDonald’s hopes to shake its reputation

Company taking steps to transform unhealthy fare, offer healthier choices

Dollar General joins bidding war
Dollar General joins bidding war

Company tries to outbid Dollar Tree, offers $8.95 billion for Family Dollar

Gun control group wants Kroger to keep firearms out of stores

A national gun control group is pressuring grocery chain Kroger Corp. to ban people from openly carrying firearms in its stores.

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a gun control group funded largely by former New York City Mayor...

Bistro Express to open at Tech Park

Bridge Road Bistro will open a new “Bistro Express” location today in the West Virginia Regional Technology Park in South Charleston.

Owner Sherri Wong, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and South Charleston officials will participate in a...

United Mine Workers president Roberts re-elected

TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) — United Mine Workers union President Cecil Roberts has been re-elected to a new five-year term.

The Triangle, Virginia-based union said Monday that Roberts’ re-election was certified last week. He has served as...

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Jared Hunt column: W.Va. coal losing ground to imports
Jared Hunt column: W.Va. gets more bang for the buck