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Greece faces losing the euro
Greece faces losing the euro

Sunday referendum could determine

if country has to

return to drachma

AT&T slapped with record-breaking fine for slowing speeds
AT&T slapped with record-breaking fine for slowing speeds

WASHINGTON — AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers “unlimited” data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount. The company says it will fight...

Trade shows key to helping West Virginia compete in global market

Competing against other states to recruit new businesses to West Virginia is a practice that requires a lot of travel, countless hours of elevator pitches and negotiations and occasionally even an appearance from the commerce secretary or the governor....

Ravenswood kayak renter offers a smooth ride on the Ohio River
Ravenswood kayak renter offers a smooth ride on the Ohio River

RAVENSWOOD — Jeremy Gorrell toyed with the idea of sharing his love for kayaking while promoting his hometown.

“I’ve been kayaking eight or nine years and have always gone to the mountains,” Gorrell said....

New power program saves money, reduces stress to electric grid

Appalachian Power customers in West Virginia can reduce their monthly electric bill this summer by letting the company install a device that cycles home air conditioning units on and off during times of increased demand.

By enrolling in the...

FCC earmarks $38M to expand broadband service in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Broadband service is being expanded to more than 89,000 additional homes and businesses in rural West Virginia.

The Federal Communications Commission announced Tuesday that its Connect America Fund has earmarked...

Cross Lanes construction equipment manufacturer celebrates 50th anniversary
Cross Lanes construction equipment manufacturer celebrates 50th anniversary

Fifty years ago, America was a different place: Lyndon B. Johnson was president; Hulett Smith was governor of West Virginia; a new home cost $21,000; a new car, $2,300; and first class postage was only a nickel.

While many things have changed...

CrossAmerica Partners to acquire One Stop chain in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Wholesale fuel distributor CrossAmerica Partners says it plans to acquire the One Stop convenience store chain in West Virginia.

CrossAmerica says in a news release that the acquisition is expected to close in the ...

CounterTop Solutions to move operations from Md. to W.Va.

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. (AP) — A Maryland countertop company plans to move its operations to West Virginia.

Countertop Solutions employs about 22 people in Washington County, Md. Owner Jason Singer tells The...

Court allows firing for pot smoking
Court allows firing for pot smoking

Colo. judges rule against employee let go for legal use of medical marijuana

Multi-agency fraud investigation a “regional” issue

Multiple agencies investigating recent credit card skimmer reports in area

Gap announces 175 stores to be closed

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap plans to close 175 of its namesake stores and 250 jobs at its headquarters as the company tries to strengthen the struggling brand.

Gap Inc., which owns Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic, said Monday it will close...

Justice company reopens 2 W.Va. mines with 200 workers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A company owned by billionaire Jim Justice is reopening two West Virginia mines and putting 200 miners to work.

On Monday, Bluestone Resources Inc. announced the reopening of the southern West Virginia coal mines....

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