CASPER, Wyo. — Attorneys for bankrupt coal company Blackjewel LLC and its creditors are asking a federal judge to let them examine the finances of former CEO Jeff Hoops, alleging that he took millions of dollars for personal gain, according to court documents.

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 percent, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slowed somewhat more than a decade into an economic expansion.

The Kanawha County Commission has received a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification for Panther Creek Mining's operations on Toms Fork Road near Eskdale on Cabin Creek for the layoff of 65 workers, set to take place in March.

State, county, and municipal governments in West Virginia will spend $4.6 million on legal advertisements this year, according to a legislative audit released Monday. The audit proposes setting up an online state repository for those announcements, but a state newspaper advocate says legisla…

In what might be a template for his 2020 re-election campaign, Gov. Jim Justice urged West Virginians on Monday to be thankful for figures he said show the state’s economy and employment are growing.

United Bankshares Inc., the Charleston-based parent company of United Bank, and Carolina Financial Corporation, the parent company of CresCom Bank, announced Monday that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

West Virginia Power general manager Jeremy Taylor never would have imagined his team would end up on a list of minor league teams in peril of losing their Major League Baseball affiliation. Not with a young stadium that has earned loads of compliments. Not with that stadium sitting just a fe…

Timberline Four Seasons Resort will go on the auction block in Philadelphia on Nov. 19, following an order filed Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Funerals for Monday, January 27, 2020

Davis, Valerie - 11 a.m., Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.

Hamrick, Leonard - 1 p.m., Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.

Hughes Jr., Denver - 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Keen, Cora - 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Lazear, Elizabeth - 7 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Masters, Delores - 1 p.m., Glen Ferris Apostolic Church, Glen Ferris.

Milroy, Miller - 11 a.m., Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

Petro, Edith - 11 a.m., Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Phelps, Herbert - 2 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Stanley, Gary - 1 p.m., Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.

Stewart, Donna - 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, South Charleston.

Walker, Iva - 1 p.m., Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.

Wilkinson, Catharine - Noon, Raynes Funeral Home, Eleanor Chapel.

Williams, Joseph - 3 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.