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Treasurer announces $9 million unclaimed property return

West Virginia Treasurer John Perdue has announced a $9 million unclaimed property return for this year, totaling $2 million higher than prior fiscal year reports.

Perdue attributed the increase in claims to the Unclaimed Property Division...

Technical glitch halts stock exchange for hours

NEW YORK (AP) — As if a plunging Chinese stock market and the Greek debt crisis weren’t enough, investors on Wednesday got hit with more bad news: a shutdown in trading at one the world’s most famous exchanges.

The New York...

Dunkin’ Donuts stores to be added in the Charleston area
Dunkin’ Donuts stores to be added in the Charleston area

Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners have announced plans to expand into the Charleston area within the next few years.

In all, five new stores are expected to be added between Charleston and Beckley and will be franchised by Little General...

Breast milk a hot commodity
Breast milk a hot commodity

Growing industry has state seeking to regulate amid battle over safe product

Officials say Teva planning to raise bid for its rival Mylan

NEW YORK— Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is preparing to raise its bid for rival drugmaker Mylan by as much as $2 billion, to $43 billion, and may announce the improved proposal as soon as this week, people with knowledge of the matter said....

Burt’s Bees co-founder dies at 80
Burt’s Bees co-founder dies at 80

Reclusive man worked with woman to build business, saw little of money

Tom Crouser: West Virginia Ranks 49th in CNBC Business Study
Tom Crouser: West Virginia Ranks 49th in CNBC Business Study

West Virginia ranked 49th out of 50 states in CNBC’s 9th annual America’s Top States for Business ranking released June 24.

The top five states were Minnesota, Texas, Utah, Colorado and Georgia. Neighboring Virginia was 12th, Ohio ...

Samuel Payne: How ready is your business to manage an emergency?
Samuel Payne: How ready is your business to manage an emergency?

Business owners can’t always plan to avoid disaster — storms, power outages, floods — but we can plan to be ready. Several businesses in downtown Charleston have had more than enough opportunities to test their disaster readiness. ...

Parkersburg museum pays tribute to Borg Warner chemicals
Parkersburg museum pays tribute to Borg Warner chemicals

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — When visitors enter the Oil and Gas Museum, they will find themselves stepping out of the 21st century and into a pre-Civil War era.

Though the East Coast’s first oil well was discovered in Titusville,...

Classic week a boon for state Commerce department
Classic week a boon for state Commerce department

Relationships forged at annual golf tournament credited for aiding in addition of new business developments

Greenbrier County reaps economic benefits of Greenbrier Classic
Greenbrier County reaps economic benefits of Greenbrier Classic

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As the sixth edition of The Greenbrier Classic gets underway, Lewisburg businesses are getting ready for...

Optima Chemical to take over part of DuPont’s Belle plant
Optima Chemical to take over part of DuPont’s Belle plant

A portion of DuPont’s Belle-based chemical plant will change hands Wednesday, the same day a spinoff of the company becomes official.

After purchasing assets from The Chemours Company, which is a subsidiary of DuPont Co., Georgia-based...

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