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Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products
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Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products

Convenience store chain Sheetz has reversed an earlier decision to drop West Virginia pepperoni roll bakeries for an out-of-state provider, following intense public outcry from customers in the state.

“We are committed to having a West...

Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products
Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products

Convenience store chain Sheetz has reversed an earlier decision to drop West Virginia pepperoni roll bakeries for an out-of-state provider, following intense public outcry from customers in the state.

“We are committed to having a West...

Alpha Natural Resources expected to soon file for bankruptcy protection

By Jodi Xu Klein and Laura J. Keller

Bloomberg News

Alpha Natural Resources Inc. is planning to file for bankruptcy protection as soon as Monday in Virginia as the biggest miner of U.S. metallurgical coal struggles amid the worst...

Arch Coal to contest challenge from lenders

By Jodi Xu Klein

Bloomberg News

NEW YORK — Arch Coal said it will “vigorously” contest a challenge from lenders seeking to block a debt exchange that would help the miner weather one ...

Don’t let emotions affect investing

The stock and bond markets have bounced around quite a bit this year but have largely gone nowhere.

Bad news around the globe seems to be fueling a general unease that is making some investors doubt the decisions they have made.

The...

Toyota engineers ride into Buffalo on cross-country expedition
Toyota engineers ride into Buffalo on cross-country expedition

BUFFALO — When Nick Middleton was hired as a principal engineer for a Toyota plant in Michigan, he expected to sit in an office or mull around a workroom at the Toyota Technical Center all day.

Instead,...

Officials: Century closure a disappointment for Ravenswood
Officials: Century closure a disappointment for Ravenswood

State and federal officials are expressing their disappointment about the permanent closure of Century Aluminum’s Ravenswood smelter. The company said Monday evening it would permanently shut down the plant immediately.

“Century...

Consol reports 2Q loss on sales decline, higher costs

CANONSBURG, Pa. – Consol Energy reported a bigger second-quarter loss as weak coal sales dragged revenue lower and exploration costs increased.

With natural gas prices faltering and demand for coal continuing to erode, the company fell...

Century Aluminum closes Ravenswood plant
Century Aluminum closes Ravenswood plant

Century Aluminum will permanently shut down its Ravenswood plant effectively immediately, officials announced Monday night.

The Ravenswood smelter was built in 1957 and had a full operating capacity of 170,000 metric tons per year. It has been...

East End restaurant/bar Little India changing ownership
East End restaurant/bar Little India changing ownership

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The biggest accomplishment for Harish and Meena Anada has been succeeding where others have failed.

Over the past five years, the couple created and managed Little India, now one of the East End’s most well-...

W.Va. bakery says losing Sheetz will cost jobs
W.Va. bakery says losing Sheetz will cost jobs

Pa.-based convenience store will purchase its pepperoni rolls elsewhere

Young Entrepreneur Academy aspires to start local chapter

In an effort to redefine and rekindle youth entrepreneurship, the Young Entrepreneur Academy is aspiring to expand its parameters to initiate a new chapter in Charleston.

The program, founded in 2004 at the University of Rochester, allows...

W.Va. dealing with ‘transitioning economy’ after six-month rise in unemployment

In the past six months, unemployment in West Virginia has risen dramatically, according to survey data collected by Workforce West Virginia and the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics.

According to the most recent numbers, around 57,500 — ...

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