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Business booms after ‘Shark Tank’
Business booms after ‘Shark Tank’

Despite not taking deal after reality show appearance, company thriving

Jared Hunt column: Derailment, weather won’t affect coal-fired plants
Jared Hunt column: Derailment, weather won’t affect coal-fired plants

It looks like neither the arctic cold blast nor loss of coal-rail transportation in the Kanawha Valley will put an immediate strain on the region’s power providers.

The bone-chilling cold settling over the region would normally be enough...

Debate continues on WV broadband bill

Measure would create fiber network to improve access throughout state

Justice paid just $5 million for former company

Russian conglomerate Mechel paid Jim Justice $436 million in cash when they bought his Bluestone Coal Corp. in 2009. When the West Virginia billionaire decided to buy that company back last week, he cut a significantly smaller check — $5...

Justice buys back W.Va. mining company

Jim Justice has bought back the coal mining company he sold to a Russian conglomerate in 2009.

Justice, who now owns The Greenbrier, announced Tuesday he had repurchased facilities of the former Bluestone Coal Corp. and intends to restart its...

Doing the best we can, but newspaper delivery could be late
Doing the best we can, but newspaper delivery could be late

We’re going to do our best to deliver papers, but with the snow and icy roads it’s going to be a huge challenge. Please bear with us.

Our E-edition and paid iPad app are...

Union members protest legislation
Union members protest legislation

Despite weather, crowd of supporters rallies in support of workers

Jared Hunt column: Cracker decision could be delayed
Jared Hunt column: Cracker decision could be delayed

It might take longer than previously thought for Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht to finalize its decision on whether to proceed on its proposed Wood County petrochemical complex.

Company vice president David Peebles turned a lot of heads last...

Pooling legislation would ease development of shale gas wells
Pooling legislation would ease development of shale gas wells

Bill would allow for horizontal drilling of deep Utica wells

FAA seeking drone rules favorable to commercial operators
FAA seeking drone rules favorable to commercial operators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is readying rules largely favorable to companies that want to use small drones for commercial purposes, according to a federal analysis, potentially leading to the widespread flights by unmanned aircraft...

SUVs draw attention at show
SUVs draw attention at show

Sport utility vehicle sales outpace all other automobiles

Company evaluating energy-market effect on proposed cracker

Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht is assessing how the global collapse in crude oil and natural gas prices could affect the engineering and operation of the petrochemical complex it is considering building in Wood County.

In November 2013, the...

Rhonda’s Closet open to again provide free prom dresses

It isn’t too soon to shop for a prom gown, especially when the dress is free.

Beginning this weekend and continuing through prom season, Rhonda’s Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. It is housed inside...

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