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Parkersburg museum pays tribute to Borg Warner chemicals
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Parkersburg museum pays tribute to Borg Warner chemicals

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — When visitors enter the Oil and Gas Museum, they will find themselves stepping out of the 21st century and into a pre-Civil War era.

Though the East Coast’s first oil well was discovered in Titusville,...

Parkersburg museum pays tribute to Borg Warner chemicals
Parkersburg museum pays tribute to Borg Warner chemicals

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — When visitors enter the Oil and Gas Museum, they will find themselves stepping out of the 21st century and into a pre-Civil War era.

Though the East Coast’s first oil well was discovered in Titusville,...

Greenbrier County reaps economic benefits of Greenbrier Classic
Greenbrier County reaps economic benefits of Greenbrier Classic

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As the sixth edition of The Greenbrier Classic gets underway, Lewisburg businesses are getting ready for...

Optima Chemical to take over part of DuPont’s Belle plant
Optima Chemical to take over part of DuPont’s Belle plant

A portion of DuPont’s Belle-based chemical plant will change hands Wednesday, the same day a spinoff of the company becomes official.

After purchasing assets from The Chemours Company, which is a subsidiary of DuPont Co., Georgia-based...

State sets auction of about 50 surplus vehicles

DUNBAR, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia residents will have an opportunity to buy a car or truck from the state next week.

A public auction of surplus state vehicles is set for July 8 in Dunbar. The list of about 50 vehicles for sale includes...

Greece faces losing the euro
Greece faces losing the euro

Sunday referendum could determine if country has to return to drachma

Drops in coal, crude oil and grain shipments cause railroad slump

U.S. railroads, Wall Street favorites for much of the past decade, are slumping into a bear market amid a three-way squeeze from plunging coal, crude-oil and grain shipments.

An index of the four largest publicly traded U.S. carriers has dropped ...

North Carolina approves tolls on Interstate 77 near Charlotte

North Carolina signed contracts and sold $100 million of municipal bonds, workers are surveying the land, and the state's first private toll lanes are set to open on Interstate 77 in 2018.

Not if Kurt Naas has anything to say about it. Naas...

John Burdette column: Your personal Declaration of Independence
John Burdette column: Your personal Declaration of Independence

The Fourth of July is celebrated because that is the day the Continental Congress in 1776 adopted the Declaration of Independence, formally announcing the separation from Great Britain.

I believe it’s important to note that simply...

Blackhawk Mining plans to buy some Patriot Coal assets

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Blackhawk Mining LLC says it plans to buy some of Patriot Coal’s assets in southern West Virginia.

Lexington, Ky.-based Blackhawk says in a news release that it has entered a definitive agreement to...

Cheers, relief and tears for HHS chief after high court ends Obamacare fight
Cheers, relief and tears for HHS chief after high court ends Obamacare fight

WASHINGTON — When Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell saw on her office computer that the Supreme Court was about to release the much-anticipated ruling on the Affordable Care Act, she rushed out of her office and down...

Greek banks ordered to shut indefinitely
Greek banks ordered to shut indefinitely

ATHENS, Greece — Greece’s five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn to date Sunday, with the prime minister announcing Greek banks would remain shut indefinitely and restrictions would be imposed on cash withdrawals....

Hotels use fees to hide true price from booking websites

Booking a room at the Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip for July 4 will run you right around $351 a night, before taxes. But look it up online, and you’ll see something closer to $319.

The difference: a $32.48-a-night resort fee that pays...

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