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Yeager pulls PEOPLExpress contract, seeking new carriers

Yeager Airport officials have officially rescinded a contract proposal with grounded airline PEOPLExpress and is now talking to other carriers about beginning flights between Charleston and Orlando, Fla.

Airport executive director Rick Atkinson...

Yeager pulls PEOPLExpress contract, seeking new carriers

Yeager Airport officials have officially rescinded a contract proposal with grounded airline PEOPLExpress and is now talking to other carriers about beginning flights between Charleston and Orlando, Fla.

Airport executive director Rick Atkinson...

CAMC training staff to deal with Ebola

Health officials say likelihood of an outbreak is extremely low, caution against the flu instead

WV gas prices fall below $3
WV gas prices fall below $3

Prices are dropping as result of global sell off in crude oil markets

J&J to spend up to $200M on Ebola vaccine program
J&J to spend up to $200M on Ebola vaccine program

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.

The health care products maker says it has...

More than 40 employers ready to hire at today’s Gazette-Mail job fair
More than 40 employers ready to hire at today’s Gazette-Mail job fair

More than 40 companies, including Suddenlink, Constellium Rolled Products, NGK Spark Plugs, Macy’s and Thomas Health Systems will participate in Charleston Newspapers’ 2014 Fall Job Fair, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the upper lobby...

W.Va. coal mine company lays off 130 workers

ALUM CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — After warning in August that hundreds of miners could lose their jobs, Boone County-based Coal River Energy has laid off 130 mine workers.

Coal River Energy spokesman James “Skeets” Loving confirmed...

Civic Center renovation concept features airy corridors, outdoor plaza
Civic Center renovation concept features airy corridors, outdoor plaza

A renovated Charleston Civic Center could include new glassed-in corridors, an expanded convention center space and an outdoor plaza along the Elk River, ...

As food prices go up, McDonald’s faces challenges
As food prices go up, McDonald’s faces challenges

CHICAGO — Mike Hiner used to take his grandsons to McDonald’s when they wanted a treat. With higher wage and food costs pushing up prices at the Golden Arches, he’s increasingly taking them to IHOP, Denny’s and...

About 550 W.Va. coal miners failed drug tests

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In the last two years, more than 550 West Virginia coal miners have temporarily lost their mining certifications because they failed a drug test.

State Office of Miner’s Health, Safety and Training Eugene...

Helmick touts West Virginia’s ‘$6-billion opportunity’
Helmick touts West Virginia’s ‘$6-billion opportunity’

Agriculture chief says potato farming a major opportunity for West Virginia

Jared Hunt column: Shoppers plan to spend more on others

Holiday shoppers plan to splurge more on friends and family and less on themselves this year, according to a new survey from the National Retail Federation.

The survey, conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, found that individuals...

Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?
Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?

A sudden plunge in mortgage rates this week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans:

Should I refinance my mortgage?

Across the country, homeowners and would-be homeowners eager for a bargain rate fired off inquiries to...

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Jared Hunt column: Shoppers plan to spend more on others