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Mylan shareholders approve pursuit of Perrigo

NEW YORK – Mylan NV’s shareholders have approved the company’s hostile pursuit of Perrigo Co. and the generic drugmaker hopes to push ahead with a formal offer soon.

Perrigo, which makes over-the-counter medicines, has...

Mylan shareholders approve pursuit of Perrigo

NEW YORK – Mylan NV’s shareholders have approved the company’s hostile pursuit of Perrigo Co. and the generic drugmaker hopes to push ahead with a formal offer soon.

Perrigo, which makes over-the-counter medicines, has...

Foodland owner celebrates 90th birthday
Foodland owner celebrates 90th birthday

Surrounded by friends, fellow businessmen and employees, Ameen “Joe” Joseph sat at a table draped in blue and yellow tablecloths, a stack of pastel envelopes, many labeled “Mr. Joe,” in front of him.

Thursday was...

Local couple to reopen Charleston’s iconic Blossom Dairy
Local couple to reopen Charleston’s iconic Blossom Dairy

Blossom Dairy is on its way to another renaissance.

Tim and Valerie Street, owners of the EZ Street bar in St. Albans, got the keys to the iconic Quarrier Street eatery on Wednesday, Valerie Street said Thursday morning.

“We...

US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in April-June quarter
US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in April-June quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to improvements in a number of areas including consumer spending and business investment.

The Commerce Department ...

US economy likely grew more in spring than first estimated
US economy likely grew more in spring than first estimated

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy likely gained more momentum in the spring than the government previously estimated. The question now is whether shrunken global stock markets and a sharp slowdown in China will weaken the economy in coming...

WVSU to offer class for administrative professionals

Next month, West Virginia State University will begin offering a Continuing Education class designed to help administrative professionals advance in their careers.

The class is a review for those seeking to sit for the Certified Administrative...

United Bank largest publicly traded company

United Bank has the most publicly traded shares of any company in West Virginia, according to a study by Visual Capitalist.

In a study released on Aug. 20, the company’s total shares are shown to be valued at $2.7 billion.

That...

US stocks extend losses as early rally fades
US stocks extend losses as early rally fades

A rally in U.S. stocks evaporated in the minutes before the closing bell Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 200 points and extending Wall Street’s losing streak to six days.

For most of the day, it appeared...

Century Aluminum curtailing production at Kentucky plant

HAWESVILLE, Ky. -- Century Aluminum may soon be laying off some employees at its Hawesville, Ky. aluminum smelter.

According to a news release, the company will curtail operations at the Hawesville plant, where it employs about 565 employees,...

US stocks slump; Dow briefly plunges 1,000 points
US stocks slump; Dow briefly plunges 1,000 points

U.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 1,000 points at one point in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street.

Stocks regained some of that ground as the day wore on,...

PSC staff supports saving Grant Town Power Plant

The Public Service Commission’s staff has come out in support of a request to save a Marion County coal-fired power plant, a move that could cost First Energy...

Harpers Ferry looks to rebuild after fire
Harpers Ferry looks to rebuild after fire

When fire ripped through historic Harpers Ferry a month ago, one of West Virginia’s most photographed cityscapes was marred by disaster. Nine businesses were destroyed, and 45 employees and two tenants were displaced.

Mayor Gregory F....

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