CHARLESTON - West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.9 percent in January.
WorkForce West Virginia says the number of unemployed residents dropped by 100 last month.
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CINCINNATI - Kroger's fiscal fourth-quarter profit rose thanks in part to better fuel margins and a lower-than-expected inventory charge. Its 2015 profit guidance beat Wall Street's view.
HUNTINGTON - For the first time in 55 years, the building at 523 11th St. in Huntington will not be occupied b
NEW YORK - The stock market closed slightly higher on Thursday as gains for utilities and financial stocks were largely offset by losses in energy and materials companies.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate held steady at 5.5 percent in January and has below the national rate.
Coalfield Development Corporation, which is undertaking the project of turning the former Corbin Ltd. garment factory in Westmoreland into a workspace and residence for local artists and artisans, is hosting a public meeting from noon-2 p.m. on Monday, March 9, at the Westmoreland Women's Club, 2962 Bradley Road in Huntington. A tour will follow at 2:15 p.m.
WILLIAMSON, W.Va. - Williamson Memorial Hospital has decided to stop delivering babies.
Effective April 1, the hospital will no longer provide labor and delivery services.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks sank Wednesday, pulling indexes further below record highs hit earlier in the week. The drop was modest but broad: nine of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index lost ground.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Anheuser-Busch can make beer, but they have to let other people sell it in Kentucky.
NEW YORK - McDonald's says it plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine within two years.