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W.Va. unemployment rate spikes in August

Rate shot up in August, experts say change was unexpected

Business owner takes in old trophies to create new
Business owner takes in old trophies to create new

Mark Harrison, the owner of All-Sport Trophy and More in Cedar Grove, welcomes people to stop by and drop off their old, broken or unwanted trophies.

He takes dusty, forgotten awards found in the back of dark closets or dank garages and...

Charleston Area Alliance proceeds with program for downtown

12p9 wide

Group hires downtown project coordinator, plans to create district for businesses, residents

W.Va. ag stats available online

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — From corn to cows, a compendium of all things agricultural in West Virginia is now available online.

The Annual Bulletin of the West Virginia Agricultural Statistic Service is the source. It reveals that the state ...

Walmart remains W.Va.’s largest private employer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Walmart continues to be the largest private employer in West Virginia.

Based on the available records provided by WorkForce West Virginia, Walmart has been the state’s top private sector employer since at...

CEO unveils new Apple products
CEO unveils new Apple products

Larger iPhones, wristwatch,

digital wallet debut at company event

Tax opponent sees growing GOP tide in W.Va.
Tax opponent sees growing GOP tide in W.Va.

Observer believes W.Va. Republican will make significant strides in November election

Patriot Coal warns of layoffs at Danville mining complex

Patriot Coal Corp. is once again warning of potential layoffs at its Corridor G mining complex near Danville.

The company on Tuesday issued the required 60-day layoff notice to the 360 workers employed at the Hobet 21 surface mine and Beth...

W.Va. to increase commercial vehicle inspections

The state Public Service Commission is planning to increase commercial vehicle inspections on West Virginia roads considered high crash areas.

The increased patrols are possible through a $180,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation ...

Electrolux to buy GE Appliances
Electrolux to buy GE Appliances

The $3.3 billion deal is largest ever for Stockholm-based company

Natural gas tax collections more than doubled last year

Official said state collected $162.4 million from severance taxes

Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

US chain says

customers’ credit cards could be

affected by hack

Chemical operators tout stronger safety through self-policing

Chemical industry executives advocated for industry-driven safety practices during a workshop hosted by the West Virginia Manufacturing Association on Monday.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC), the National Association of Chemical...

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