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Mar. 06, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

W.Va. jobless rate unchanged at 5.9 pct.

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.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Kroger's 4th quarter tops estimates

The Associated Press

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.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Bunch Co. closing its office downtown after 55 years

HUNTINGTON - For the first time in 55 years, the building at 523 11th St. in Huntington will not be occupied b


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Gains in utilities offset losses in US energy stocks

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.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Ky. jobless rate is steady at 5.5 percent

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate held steady at 5.5 percent in January and has below the national rate.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Building redevelopment progressing

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.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Williamson hospital to stop delivering babies

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.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US stocks fall, down from record highs

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.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Craft breweries win Ky. distribution battle

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Anheuser-Busch can make beer, but they have to let other people sell it in Kentucky.

 


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

McDonald's says it will set new standards for chicken suppliers

NEW YORK - McDonald's says it plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine within two years.