The Herald-Dispatch Business RSS 2014-09-02T03:03:18-04:00 urn:uuid:4b702eaf-b9ae-41f1-ab78-45b2b5bc602f Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Business news The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-31T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- The Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its annual legislative event from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at St. Mary's Conference Center, 2825 5th Ave. in Huntington. </p> All about beauty SHANE ARRINGTON 2014-08-31T00:00:00-04:00 <p>BARBOURSVILLE -- Cars and people filled ULTA Beauty's parking lot Friday morning, vying to be among the first to enter and enjoy the salon's grand opening offerings. </p> Personnel The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-31T00:00:00-04:00 <p>Cabell Huntington Hospital welcomes diabetes specialist </p> US consumer sentiment improves a bit in August The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth. Yet the increase largely occurred among higher-income groups. </p> Duke Energy halting coal burning at Ohio plant The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>NEW RICHMOND, Ohio -- A utility says it will stop burning coal at a southwest Ohio power plant that was the site of a recent oil spill into the Ohio River. </p> Stocks end higher following strong run in August The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>NEW YORK -- The Standard &amp; Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February. </p> Yeager Airport board explores solar project The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>CHARLESTON -- Yeager Airport officials are exploring a project that could make the airport the first in the nation to run entirely on electricity it generates from solar panels. </p> Denny's opens first Manhattan location The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-29T21:29:30-04:00 <p>NEW YORK (AP) -- Denny's is popping the cork on its first Manhattan location. </p> Premier declares dividend The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-29T21:29:30-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Premier Financial Bancorp this week announced at third quarter cash dividend of $0.12 per share on its common stock. </p> Ukraine conflict weighs on markets The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-29T00:00:00-04:00 <p>NEW YORK -- U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs. </p>