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City firm among top design honorees at W.Va. awards ceremony
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City firm among top design honorees at W.Va. awards ceremony

Their work, their designs, their art can be seen throughout West Virginia. It’s featured at schools in Nicholas and Pendleton counties, at offices and a church in Charleston, at a new library in Cabell County and at a redesigned justice center...

First Energy says 15-year plan doesn’t need public hearing

First Energy, the parent company of MonPower and Potomac Edison, has asked the Public Service Commission to reject calls for a public hearing on the company’s integrated resource plan, which has come under fire from outside groups in recent...

WV leaders meet with Japanese business officials in NY

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Sen. Joe Manchin and members of the West Virginia Department of Commerce met with Japanese business officials in New York Friday to discuss investment in the natural gas industry.

2 Charleston hotels sold on courthouse steps
2 Charleston hotels sold on courthouse steps

A few months ago, the Charleston Capitol Hotel was preparing for a $3 million renovation project.

State economic development authority makes 1st loan to rafting company
State economic development authority makes 1st loan to rafting company

The West Virginia Economic Development Authority accepted its first loan application from a whitewater rafting company since state lawmakers allowed the agency to approve public-assisted financing for the tourism-related businesses earlier this year....

Morgantown apparel company gets MLB deal
Morgantown apparel company gets MLB deal

SustainU, a Morgantown-based clothing company, has sealed a deal with Major League Baseball to produce licensed apparel for the professional sports league.

WV company offering drone flights with industrial applications
WV company offering drone flights with industrial applications

Over the next year, the federal government estimates that 1.9 million more commercially-operated drones will be added to the...

Task force hears land bank proposal to tackle vacant, tax-delinquent properties
Task force hears land bank proposal to tackle vacant, tax-delinquent properties

Five years after giving a presentation on land banking to the Strong Neighborhoods Task Force, member Shawn Means delivered the exact same proposal to the group at its meeting Wednesday.

Northrop Grumman CEO, WV native speaks at Charleston Area Alliance event
Northrop Grumman CEO, WV native speaks at Charleston Area Alliance event

Innovation and investment are keys to success for businesses, for economies and for West Virginia, the chairman and CEO of the one of the world’s largest defense contractors told Charleston business leaders Tuesday night.

Striking numbers show just how fast we’re switching off coal
Striking numbers show just how fast we’re switching off coal

Last week, even as Peabody Energy, the world’s biggest coal company, declared bankruptcy, the U.S. government issued striking figures showing how much coal production in the United States has declined in the space of just a few years.

Last picnic with circus elephants set for Wednesday, mall official says
Last picnic with circus elephants set for Wednesday, mall official says

A family-favorite Charleston event will end its 18-year run next week.

Professional painter holds workshop on business side of art world
Professional painter holds workshop on business side of art world

Our culture sends out many negative messages about artists, said Jackie Battenfield.

Aerospace industry flying high in Bridgeport
Aerospace industry flying high in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — The large jet engines are hoisted up by mechanical winches, moved into the large cement-lined test cells and cranked up to full power to make sure they can safely handle the rigors of...

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