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Authority OKs 2 loans to help Randox expand W.Va. facility

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Economic Development Authority has approved two loans to help Randox Laboratories expand its facility in Jefferson County.

Ireland-based Randox will receive a $1.6 million loan for the expansion...

Authority OKs 2 loans to help Randox expand W.Va. facility

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Economic Development Authority has approved two loans to help Randox Laboratories expand its facility in Jefferson County.

Ireland-based Randox will receive a $1.6 million loan for the expansion...

Car dealer isn’t afraid to steer ads in a new direction
Car dealer isn’t afraid to steer ads in a new direction

Most car commercials follow the same formula.

They usually feature a car cruising on a darkened highway or lumbering down a dirt road, or driving at breakneck speeds through suspiciously pedestrian-free city streets.

If you’ve seen...

Clogged railroads lead to higher electricity costs

CHICAGO - Electricity costs are poised to reach the highest level since 1999 because railroads are too clogged to deliver enough coal to power plants.

While the United States has the world’s biggest coal reserves, utilities are forecast...

Suddenlink increases Internet speeds for free, adds faster options

Suddenlink has increased residential Internet speeds in most of its service areas in the Kanawha Valley, more than tripling the former basic Internet download speed to 50 megabits per second.

Michael Kelemen, Director of Government Relations for ...

ArcelorMittal lays off 58 at 3 McDowell County mines

ECKMAN, W.Va. (AP) — ArcelorMittal has laid off more than 50 workers at three coal mines in Southern West Virginia.

ArcelorMittal spokesman Bill Steers tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that...

Waiting list for in-home care shortened

More streamlined

process leads to

decline in numbers

Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity
Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

NEW YORK (AP) — Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then what?

To give ...

Fed to be ‘patient’ about a rate hike; stocks soar

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is edging closer to raising interest rates from record lows given a strengthening U.S. economy. But it will be “patient” in deciding when to do so.

That was the message sent Wednesday as the...

Panel proposes casinos for three struggling N.Y. counties
Panel proposes casinos for three struggling N.Y. counties

ALBANY, N.Y. — Three economically distressed counties in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among developers and job-hungry communities.

The...

BlackBerry creates Classic in last effort
BlackBerry creates Classic in last effort

NEW YORK — BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones — and most smartphone customers — have embraced touch screens.

With the...

Apple wins iPod lawsuit
Apple wins iPod lawsuit

OAKLAND, Calif — A federal jury decided Tuesday that Apple didn’t compete unfairly when it sold music players and songs with copy-protection software that was incompatible with rival devices and music from competing online stores....

Holiday travel up as gas prices slide

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. travel during the Christmas and New Year holidays will rise for a sixth year to a record as low fuel prices contribute to disposable incomes, according to the nation’s biggest motoring organization.

About 98.6...

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