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Aug. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Two local airparks bucking national trends

ONA - Many airfields serving small, rural communities around the country are closing, being re-purposed or demolished altogether.


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Groundbreaking held for Pikeville brewery-distillery

PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Ground has been broken for a combined brewery and distillery in downtown Pikeville in eastern Kentucky.

 


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Energy stocks slump on Friday

NEW YORK - Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks.

 


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Multicoat has grand opening in Putnam County

FRAZIERS BOTTOM, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Commerce joined Multicoat Products Inc. in celebrating the completion of its new East Coast headquarters in Putnam County, according to a press release.

 


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US paychecks grow at record-slow pace

WASHINGTON - U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.

 


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Sheetz to keep W.Va. pepperoni rolls

CHARLESTON - A public outcry has prompted convenience store chain Sheetz to reverse a decision to use an out-of-state supplier of pepperoni rolls at its West Virginia stores.

 


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Consumer sentiment dips in July

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer sentiment slipped this month but remains at healthy levels, the University of Michigan said Friday.

 


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

United Bankshares Inc. increases its 2Q earnings

CHARLESTON - United Bankshares Inc.'s reported earnings for the second quarter and the first half of 2015 were $34.8 million or $0.50 per diluted share, an increase from earnings of $33.2 million or $0.48 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2014.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Jacobs & Thompson to locate in Wurtland, Ky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced Thursdsay Jacobs & Thompson Ltd. is locating in Wurtland, Ky.

 


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US home rental prices rise despite tepid wages

WASHINGTON - U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around major job hubs such as New York, Los Angeles and Washington.