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Social Security faces IT issues
Social Security faces IT issues

After six years and nearly $300 million, agency’s system still doesn’t work

Community Music Association updating its image for 82nd season
Community Music Association updating its image for 82nd season

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After more than eight decades as the Community Music Association, the organization will kick off its 2014-2015 concert series with a new name, a new website and a new image.

The group is now called “Community...

Longtime Charleston retailer Sport Mart to close its doors
Longtime Charleston retailer Sport Mart to close its doors

Company cites Internet, big chain competition for decision; liquidation sale set for Aug. 1

New studies could lead to early Alzheimer’s detection

Techniques still years from being implemented

Texas city weighs ban on new fracking permits
Texas city weighs ban on new fracking permits

DENTON, Texas (AP) — A North Texas community that sits on a large natural gas reserve could become the first city in the state to partially ban hydraulic fracturing, with city leaders in Denton set to vote early Wednesday on a citizen-led...

7 W.Va. councils get funding to develop job growth

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Seven public-private regional councils in West Virginia will receive $70,000 grants apiece to produce economic development strategies that support creating jobs.

The grants from the U.S. Economic...

Unemployment rate falls slightly in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment in West Virginia fell slightly in June.

WorkForce West Virginia says June’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from May....

Mylan acquires Abbott, moves corporate tax address

Pharmaceutical firms’ transaction reportedly valued at about $5.3 billion

Former W.Va. governor Caperton joins insurance broker

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former West Virginia Gov. Gaston Caperton has been appointed as a senior adviser to an insurance broker.

USI Insurance Services said in a news release that Caperton will help strengthen the company’s client base ...

VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs
VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen plans to build a new seven-passenger SUV at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, adding about 2,000 factory jobs as it tries to reverse U.S. sales that have fallen for the past two years.

The German...

Conference looks at future of transportation in US
Conference looks at future of transportation in US

Country spends less than 2 percent GDP on transportation

Japanese game seeks casinos
Japanese game seeks casinos

Gaming machine brings in billions annually, wants to expand to casinos

Jared Hunt column: Declaring independence from debt

Earlier this month, the nation celebrated Independence Day. To coincide with the occasion, personal finance social network WalletHub issued its 2014 Debt Freedom Report, a collection of tips, information and resources to help people become and live...

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