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.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced Thursdsay Jacobs & Thompson Ltd. is locating in Wurtland, Ky.
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.
NEW YORK - Time Warner Cable is adding more customers as it awaits the government's decision on whether Charter Communications should be allowed to buy it, creating a new cable giant with 24 million subscribers.
Stocks ended the day mostly flat on Thursday, recovering from broad losses earlier in the day. Investors continue to focus corporate earnings, and Thursday's batch brought mostly disappointing results from Procter & Gamble, Facebook and others.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Engineering firm Belcan Corp. is expanding its Lexington operation and expects to create 100 jobs.
Americans eat more 27 billion chicken wings a year, according to industry figures, so it was only a matter of time before the tasty star of happy hour got its own "day."
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NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers voted to keep interest rates unchanged and gave no indication that a rate rise was imminent. A modest rebound in Chinese stocks also helped push the market higher.
BARBOURSVILLE - The village of Barboursville is home to the Huntington Mall, which is West Virginia's largest shopping complex.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales growth.