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AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle
AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

DETROIT (AP) — Many tractor-trailers on the nation’s roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway...

Jared Hunt column: W.Va. labor force numbers continue negative trend
Jared Hunt column: W.Va. labor force numbers continue negative trend

A disturbing trend is continuing with the state’s labor force.

Workforce West Virginia last week released the February data for the employment and unemployment in West Virginia.

The headline number found the state’s...

Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure
Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

A rule to take effect in June also...

Hino Motors to invest $8 million in Williamstown plant
Hino Motors to invest $8 million in Williamstown plant

Subsidiary of Toyota to create up to 50 permanent jobs in Williamstown facility

Bonds approved for new state office buildings

The West Virginia Economic Development Authority’s board of directors on Thursday approved a resolution authorizing the issuance of up to $34 million worth of bonds to help finance two new Department of Administration office buildings in...

Honda adds vehicles to air bag recall
Honda adds vehicles to air bag recall

DETROIT — Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its growing U.S. recall of driver’s side air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.

The added vehicles include nearly 89,000 Pilot SUVs from the 2008 model year, as...

AEP issues planned WARN notices at three W.Va. power plants

Utility closing facilities in two months due to new EPA rules

Jared Hunt: Half of drivers suffer pothole damages
Jared Hunt: Half of drivers suffer pothole damages

Take a look at the person sitting nearest to you. Chances are one of you has had to repair your vehicle in the last few years after it was damaged by a pothole.

That’s according to a new survey conducted by the Independent Insurance...

Consultant says Kanawha Valley wins at luring sports events — but could do better

Consultant said Kanawha Valley doing well at drawing events, needs more venues

Congressman Mooney says budget benefits West Virginia
Congressman Mooney says budget benefits West Virginia

Congressman says he led three proposals included in House budget

80 years later, how would Atlantic City-based Monopoly look?
80 years later, how would Atlantic City-based Monopoly look?

Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Monopoly is turning 80.

Based on the real-life streets of Atlantic City, Monopoly is one of the world's most popular board games. The greed-driven game, in which competitors try to...

Yeager landslide one for engineering books
Yeager landslide one for engineering books

Washington-based engineer says investigation a ‘landrmark event’

Nicholas County saves four positions, will cut 20

Nicholas County will have 20 fewer public employees by the end of the month as the county makes emergency adjustments due to a budget shortfall.

Nicholas County...

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