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Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads
Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

NEW YORK (AP) – From a strange creature called “Puppymonkeybaby” to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages.

Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads
Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

NEW YORK (AP) – From a strange creature called “Puppymonkeybaby” to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages.

Former Toyota employee alleges wrongful termination

A Putnam County man is suing Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia Inc. for alleged wrongful termination, according to a complaint filed in January.

Bankrupt coal producer Alpha announces more planned layoffs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Bankrupt coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has announced planned layoffs in West Virginia for the third time in a month.

Ritchie lawmaker pushing ‘forced pooling’ no stranger to gas industry
Ritchie lawmaker pushing ‘forced pooling’ no stranger to gas industry

As the West Virginia Legislature prepares to take up the issue of forced pooling once again, the lawmaker at the center of that gas leasing legislation is expected to have at...

Japanese company opens marketing office in Charleston, looks to build facility
Japanese company opens marketing office in Charleston, looks to build facility

A 104-year-old Japanese company is opening an office in Charleston to explore the possibility of building an advanced-manufacturing operation in the state in the near future.

Shift from coal to gas, renewables taking place quicker than expected
Shift from coal to gas, renewables taking place quicker than expected

WASHINGTON — In mid-2015, when the Environmental Protection Agency released its Clean Power Plan, it made a prediction of sorts. Under the new policy to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the electricity sector, the...

From coal to computer coding, miners get fresh start

Jim Ratliff worked for 14 years in the mines of eastern Kentucky, drilling holes and blasting dynamite to expose the coal that has powered Appalachian life for more than a century.

Drug exec Shkreli takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers
Drug exec Shkreli takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitter and insulted...

In Colorado, fears about InBev’s entry into craft beer
In Colorado, fears about InBev’s entry into craft beer

DENVER (AP) – In a former bakery south of downtown Denver, Matthew Fuerst makes beer flavored with ingredients like Hatch green chiles that he chops by hand. He saves money on heating bills by pushing up space heaters against his fermenting...

After lawsuit, drug company shuts off supply to Mingo pharmacy

The nation’s largest drug distributor cut off shipments of controlled substances to a Mingo County pharmacy last month over concerns of prescriptions being improperly filled there.

Re-tooled ‘religious freedom’ bill passes through committee

The same day a pro-business coalition was announced to oppose a bill that claims to “restore” religious freedom in West Virginia, the House Judiciary Committee approved the bill.

Lawmakers seek $1 billion for struggling coal states

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry proposed a bill Wednesday that would set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.

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