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Rockefeller made his mark on state economy
Rockefeller made his mark on state economy

Rockefeller had a hand in bringing businesses

to West Virginia during his decades-long career



West Virginia’s business landscape changed in the 1990s with the addition of...

W.Va. business groups to outline legislative agendas

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Representatives of business trade associations are gathering this week to outline their legislative agendas.

The West Virginia Business and Industry Council will hold a conference Tuesday at the Charleston...

Marshall holding online safety conference

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A computer safety conference is being offered in Huntington.

The conference continues Tuesday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. It is free and open to the public.

Participants can learn about preventing...

Startup secures funding for app
Startup secures funding for app

Real estate tycoon helps W.Va. company obtain $1.25 million to launch program

Photos: Toyota selects winning design for holiday card
Photos: Toyota selects winning design for holiday card

Tyler Carter, second from left, produced the winning design for this year’s Toyota Motor Manufacturing of West Virginia holiday card contest using skills developed over his past two years as a student in Putnam Career & Technical...

More W.Va. ski resorts to open this weekend

Skiers and snowboarders heading to the mountains of West Virginia this weekend will find two more of the state’s major ski resorts open for the 2014/2015 season. Winterplace and Timberline open today, while Canaan Valley will open Dec. 20....

W.Va. hardwood flooring plant laying off 47

HOLDEN, W.Va. (AP) — The owner of a hardwood flooring plant in southern West Virginia says it’s laying off 47 workers.

Unilin notified workers at its Mingo County facility that the layoffs are effective Jan. 1. The facility at the...

Business people, Dec. 12
Business people, Dec. 12


n Mike Aeiker, vice president of real estate services for the Charleston Area Alliance, will retire from the organization at the end of December, capping 22 years of service to the Alliance and its predecessor organizations....

Woman breaks barriers in male-dominated industry
Woman breaks barriers in male-dominated industry

After getting her start in construction, president of home improvement company grows successful business

Jared Hunt column: Jobs, housing and education issues top Fed survey
Jared Hunt column: Jobs, housing and education issues top Fed survey

The availability of jobs, affordable housing and improving the quality of education are the top three issues having the most impact on local communities, according to a new survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

The regional bank...

Big Mac’s popularity shrinks
Big Mac’s popularity shrinks

NEW YORK — Hold the pickles, onions and special sauce. The Big Mac is becoming a victim of finicky tastes.

As sales continue to slide in the U.S., McDonald’s plans to expand a test that lets people build their own burgers by...

Shale contractors ordered to pay $4.5M in back wages

A multi-year U.S. Department of Labor investigation of contractors working in West Virginia and Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region found “widespread and significant violations” of the federal wage laws, the department announced ...

Foodland stores launch rewards program

The Foodland grocery chain has introduced its new “Foodland Rewards” program at the Craigsville and Glenville Foodland locations.

Launched in June 2013, the Foodland Rewards program offers shoppers the opportunity to earn...

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