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Mar. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Bankruptcy hearing could decide fate of RadioShack

WILMINGTON, Del. - An attorney for a lender that lost a bankruptcy auction for electronics retailer RadioShack has asked a Delaware judge to reopen the bidding.

 


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US markets slump as Dow drops 292

NEW YORK - Investors dumped high-flying technology and biotech companies and sent the stock market down for a third straight day Wednesday.

 


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Jobless rates up in all W.Va. counties

CHARLESTON - Unemployment increased in all 55 West Virginia counties in February.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

New Dollar General set to open on 14th Street West

There will be a grand opening of the new Dollar General store at 835 14th St. West at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 28.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Merger momentum keeps on rolling

NEW YORK - Wall Street's deal-making renaissance shows no sign of ending. Heinz's $45 billion acquisition Kraft Foods, announced Wednesday, has helped maintain the momentum in the market for mergers and acquisitions.

 


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

High nursing home bills are squeezing insurers

NEW YORK - Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will cover your expenses.

 


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US new-home sales surge in February

WASHINGTON - Sales of new U.S. homes in February climbed to their fastest pace in seven years, as an otherwise dormant housing market showed fresh signs of life.

 


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lexmark to buy software maker Kofax

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Printer maker Lexmark International will buy software developer Kofax Ltd. for about $1 billion.

 


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

USDA proposes definition of farming

WASHINGTON - The government is revising its definition of what it means to farm, meaning some people who receive farm subsidies but don't do any of the work would receive less government cash.

 


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US stock indexes end lower

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended lower for a second straight day, dragged down by utility companies. Losses were broad but moderate. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 104 points, or 0.6 percent, to close at 18,011 on Tuesday.