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May. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Ohio reports 5.2 percent jobless rate

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's unemployment rate inched up slightly to 5.2 percent in April after holding steady for the previous three months.

 


May. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

United Bankshares declares dividend

CHARLESTON - United Bankshares Inc. this week declared a second-quarter dividend of $0.32 per share for shareholders of record as of June 12.

 


May. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

School-to-work program flourishing at Toyota

CHARLESTON - A relatively new education-to-work program is helping Toyota Corp. and other manufacturers around the country fill critical skilled worker positions while also giving students a chance to work an earn money while attending school.


May. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Kentucky's unemployment rate falls to 5%

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in April, the lowest it has been in 14 years.

 


May. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Rising oil boosts energy sector

The Associated Press

NEW YORK - The stock market eked out another record close on Thursday as rising oil prices boosted energy stocks.


May. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Home sales slide in April

WASHINGTON - Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due mainly to relatively few listings and rising prices, providing evidence of the housing sector's uneven recovery.

 


May. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Dollar Tree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores

NEW YORK - Dollar Tree expects to reach a deal in the coming days to sell about 330 Family Dollar stores in order to receive approval of its $8.5 billion acquisition of Family Dollar.

 


May. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Holzer recognizes Legacy Legends

Holzer Health System recently honored its 2014 Legacy Legend award winners, who are recognized for performance, achievement or community service. Awardees pictured include, front row, left-to-right, Pam Riffle, retired medical secretary, family practice, Meigs Clinic; Ashley McCune RN, family practice, Meigs Clinic; and Amie Buffington RN, family practice, Meigs Clinic.

 


May. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Stocks barely move in Wednesday trading

NEW YORK - The stock market showed little life on Wednesday as it closed yet another trading day barely changed from the day before.

 


May. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Business beat: W.Va. Mobility open on 4th Ave.

West Virginia Mobility had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at its 211 4th Ave. location in Huntington. The company installs and maintains home and vehicle mobility aids for the handicapped, disabled and elderly.