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Jared Hunt column: Jail inmates to learn ‘Financial Peace’

West Virginia regional jail inmates are about to become more educated about personal finances than the majority of Americans.

The state Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority announced Wednesday that it plans to begin offering Dave...

Apple, Facebook offer egg freezing for employees
Apple, Facebook offer egg freezing for employees

Jena McGregor

The Washington Post

Employees at Silicon Valley giants Facebook and Apple are not short on generous perks: extended family leave, sleek onsite medical centers for employees, free massages and candy shops.

And now,...

W.Va. cybersecurity session set for Wednesday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Office of Technology is sponsoring an information security conference.

The free conference is scheduled Wednesday at the West Virginia Culture Center. The conference comes amid National...

W.Va. workshops planned for agritourism operators

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has scheduled a series of workshops for agritourism operators.

The daylong workshops are being offered in Morgantown, with the first scheduled for Nov. 1....

Trump casinos seek OK to end union contract

WILMINGTON, Delaware — The parent company of Atlantic City’s struggling Taj Mahal casino has reworked its request for help from New Jersey’s state government to keep the casino open.

William Hardie, a financial adviser to...

JPMorgan to work to combat cyberattacks

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase’s CEO Jamie Dimon says that more coordination between businesses and government is needed to combat the rising threat of cyberattacks.

New York-based JPMorgan said earlier this month that a breach of its...

Company brings games to life
Company brings games to life

Augmented reality going mainstream due to popularity of wearable technology

Can it be real? Augmented reality melds work, play
Can it be real? Augmented reality melds work, play

BY SALIM ESSAID

Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Skwarek is surrounded by infiltrating militants in New York’s Central Park. He shoots one, then hearing a noise from behind, spins to take down ...

W.Va. Marcellus jobs grew modestly, wages rose

West Virginia’s oil and gas industry grew by just 69 jobs in 2013, but average salaries jumped more than $2,400, according to a state report.

At the same time, about 1,100 people previously on unemployment were able to land West Virginia...

Charleston Town Center to begin decorating for Christmas
Charleston Town Center to begin decorating for Christmas

Town Center officials say they’re decorating now to make sure everything works correctly

By JARED HUNT

DAILY MAIL BUSINESS EDITOR

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Charleston Town Center — and yes,...

Fiat Chrysler opens trading on stock exchange
Fiat Chrysler opens trading on stock exchange

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT — Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles bounced between negative and positive Monday after making their debut on the New York Stock Exchange, and they edged higher toward the market close.

The newly ...

McDonald’s starts social media campaign
McDonald’s starts social media campaign

Burger chain to face unappetizing questions about its menu items

W.Va. Marcellus jobs grew modestly, wages rose

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s oil and gas industry grew by just 69 jobs in 2013, but average salaries jumped more than $2,400.

Workforce West Virginia’s update came in an Oct. 8 draft report to state legislators. State ...

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