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Thanksgiving boasts best deals
Thanksgiving boasts best deals

Shoppers to find better discounts in stores open on holiday

Grand opening planned for new Charleston Dollar General

Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new Charleston store Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals.

The first 50 adult shoppers at the store, located at 4817 Midland Dr., will receive a $10 Dollar General gift ...

W.Va. unemployment rate dips slightly

West Virginia’s unemployment rate ticked down slightly to 6.5 percent in October, following two months at 6.6 percent.

Workforce West Virginia reported the number of unemployed state residents declined by 800 to 51,900 during October....

Energy Corp. of America opens new Charleston office
Energy Corp. of America opens new Charleston office

Multi-million dollar headquarters has sprawling views of mountains

Outfitters say decline in state’s marketing budget bad for business

Adventure leaders say lack of budget for marketing cause of tourism drop

Charleston-Morgantown bus service ridership grows
Charleston-Morgantown bus service ridership grows

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new bus service between Charleston and Morgantown is becoming a popular choice for travelers.

Ridership on the I-Ride 79 bus service totaled 763 passengers, or about 25 per day, in October, said Cindy Fish,...

Items from ex-Coldwater site in W.Va. to be sold

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Gift boxes, filing cabinets and other items left at Coldwater Creek’s former facility in Wood County are being sold.

The sale is scheduled Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the former Coldwater Creek Clearance...

Charleston office vacancies surge following energy firm exits
Charleston office vacancies surge following energy firm exits

A continued exodus of coal and natural gas firms has caused vacancies in Charleston’s main commercial office towers to surge to the highest level in well over a decade.

The city’s six “Class A” office buildings...

Farmers cite cow feed in widespread organic milk shortage
Farmers cite cow feed in widespread organic milk shortage

Farmers say cow feed at heart of organic product shortage nationwide

By SAMUEL SPECIALE

DAILY MAIL STAFF

Dairy industry marketing has turned “Got milk?” into a ubiquitous catchphrase, but it’s a question organic...

New insurance enrollment period opens in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Mina Schultz says she’s living proof that young adults need to think about getting health insurance.

Two weeks after finishing her college graduate studies in 2011, Schultz was diagnosed with bone cancer....

Ex-coal mine chief joins small club: charged CEOs
Ex-coal mine chief joins small club: charged CEOs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Don Blankenship joined a small club of executives when he was indicted on federal charges in the 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 people.

The former Massey Energy CEO is accused of conspiring to violate ...

Future uncertain for Cold Spot restaurant
Future uncertain for Cold Spot restaurant

Light construction is taking place at the spot of a popular restaurant that was destroyed by fire, but the owner says he hasn’t decided if he’ll reopen.

In recent weeks, cinder block walls have gone up at the former location of the ...

US companies ramp up hiring
US companies ramp up hiring

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies ramped up hiring in September, and more Americans were confident enough to quit their jobs — two signs of a steadily improving economy. The number of available jobs declined but remained at a healthy level....

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