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Cheneys warn against weakened U.S. on global stage
RICK BARBERO | The Register-Herald / AP
Cheneys warn against weakened U.S. on global stage

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned in ominous tones of a weakened American military and a coming attack on the United States during a speech to the West Virginia Chamber of...

Intuit CEO stresses broadband importance for W.Va.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – West Virginia must focus on education and infrastructure in order to prosper in a global, “cloud”-based economy, the president and CEO of Intuit told members of the state’s Chamber of Commerce ...

Cheneys warn against weakened U.S. on global stage
Cheneys warn against weakened U.S. on global stage

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned in ominous tones of a weakened American military and a coming attack on the United States during a speech to the West Virginia Chamber of...

NGK Spark Plugs celebrates 20 years in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Japanese firm is celebrating its 20th year of business in West Virginia.

NGK Spark Plug Manufacturing Inc. opened a plant to assemble oxygen sensors for cars in Sissonville in March ...

Panelists agree on need to increase labor force participation rate

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Increasing West Virginia’s labor force participation rate — the percentage of people who want to work — is fundamental for the state to enjoy long-term prosperity, a...

Economist: Cut taxes in W.Va.
Economist: Cut taxes in W.Va.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Conservative economist Arthur Laffer, during a speech to members of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, urged the state to cut its top individual income tax rates...

Process Strategies lays off nearly 40 workers

Process Strategies is eliminating nearly 40 jobs as part of a restructuring decision.

Highland Hospital spokesman James Strawn said employees were notified during a meeting early Tuesday evening. The decision eliminates 26 full-time positions...

Pancakes for dinner: McDonald’s to offer breakfast all day starting Oct. 6
Pancakes for dinner: McDonald’s to offer breakfast all day starting Oct. 6

NEW YORK — If you’re one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald’s, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6.

Items like Egg...

Tech giant unveils new logo
Tech giant unveils new logo

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet.

The revised design unveiled Tuesday features the same mix of blue, red, yellow and...

Judge says he’ll sign off on Patriot Coal asset sale

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A bankruptcy judge has told Patriot Coal that it can sell its remaining assets at auction.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Keith Phillips said on Monday at a hearing in Richmond that he would sign off on Patriot holding...

Here’s the beef: Beef Jerky Outlet opens in Kanawha City shopping center
Here’s the beef: Beef Jerky Outlet opens in Kanawha City shopping center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Meat eaters looking for a salty, savory snack in the area are no longer limited to convenience or grocery stores.

Beef Jerky Outlet opens Wednesday in the Shops at Kanawha, 5707...

US stocks edge lower; energy shares reverse a slide
US stocks edge lower; energy shares reverse a slide

NEW YORK — Stocks remained mostly lower in midday trading Monday, but a spike in oil prices helped energy shares reverse an early decline. Investors continue to focus on the Federal Reserve, which appears on...

First Energy asks for $75.8 million increase over two years

First Energy is asking for an additional $75.8 million from customers over the next two years to cover past and future costs...

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