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Dollar General joins bidding war
Dollar General joins bidding war

Company tries to outbid Dollar Tree, offers $8.95 billion for Family Dollar

Tomblin not ordering additional budget cuts next year

After two years of 7.5-percent reductions, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is not requesting any additional cuts to next year’s state budget.

Last week, Revenue Secretary Bob Kiss sent all state department heads guidelines for submitting their...

Facebook app leads to concerns
Facebook app leads to concerns

Messenger may not be any more invasive than site’s regular app

MVB reports second quarter earnings

MVB Financial Corp., parent company of MVB Bank, said Monday it earned $969,000 in profit during the second quarter.

The company’s income, before taxes, was 15 percent lower than it was in the first quarter. However, income was negatively ...

Suddenlink plans gigabit upgrade

Suddenlink Communications on Monday announced a nearly $250 million effort to boost its cable internet speed to up to 1 gigabit per second.

Dubbed “Operation GigaSpeed,” the company hopes to make the new top speed available to most ...

Pipeline produced more pollution than calculated
Pipeline produced more pollution than calculated

WASHINGTON — A new study concludes that the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated this year.

The proposed pipeline would carry oil from tar sands in...

Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured
Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

WASHINGTON (AP) — The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes.

The U.S. estimates didn’t take into...

ALDI to host hiring event at Dunbar store
ALDI to host hiring event at Dunbar store

Low-price grocer ALDI will hold a hiring event at its Dunbar store from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

The store is looking to fill several store associate and shift manager positions. Wages start at $10.50 an hour for associates, while...

Local drivers to compete in national championship

Nine local professional truck drivers will be in Pittsburgh this week to compete in the American Trucking Associations’ National Truck Driving Championship.

The event, which lasts Tuesday through Saturday, is also known as the...

PSC promotes National 811 Day

As part of the National 811 Day campaign today, state Public Service Commission today is reminding residents to call 811 before they dig.

The Aug. 11 calendar day is being used as a reminder that residents are required to call West Virginia 811 ...

RCBI recognized by national manufacturers

The Manufacturing Institute, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers, have endorsed the career skills programs offered by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing by naming it to their “M-List,...

Amazon media clash heats up

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon.com blocked the pre-order option of Walt Disney hit movie “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and other titles in disk form, repeating a tactic used in disputes with publisher Hachette and Warner Bros....

New app helps people navigate health care system

A new app created by UnitedHealthcare will help the public understand how to better navigate the health care system.

The app, Health4Me, was launched in 2012 for UnitedHealthcare members only, but a new guest version recently was released to all ...

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