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Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Rogersville Shale drilling may bring economic boost

HUNTINGTON - A dollar and 24 cents. That's the amount the price of 1,000 cubic feet of natural gas will have to increase before industry experts expect West Virginia's natural gas industry to explode.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Business news in brief

Chase mobile app for iPhone introduces 'Touch ID'

NEW YORK - Chase has added Touch ID authentication for iPhone models 5, 6 and 6 plus, according to a press release.

 


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Consumer sentiment up to highest level since January

WASHINGTON - Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting that spending will strengthen this year.

 


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Some question benefits of 'high-resolution' music

LOS ANGELES - Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.

 


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Utility details costs of converting power plants

CHARLESTON - Appalachian Power says it could cost up to $65 million in upgrades to convert recently retired coal-fired plants to natural gas.

 


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Stocks are mixed on Greece debt concerns

NEW YORK - Stocks had a mixed day Friday, as investors waited for negotiators to finish their work on a solution to Greece's debt problems. Chinese stocks plunged 7 percent as fears spread that a yearlong bull rally there has become overheated. China's benchmark index is still up more than double over the past year.

 


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Unemployment rates fall in 119 Kentucky counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. - State officials say unemployment rates fell in all but one of Kentucky's 120 counties between May 2014 and May 2015.

 


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Noah's biblical boat being built in Kentucky

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. - In a rolling Kentucky pasture, the first few wooden ribs of a giant Noah's ark tourist attraction have begun to sprout up.

 


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

PeaceTree to have its grand opening Saturday

HUNTINGTON - PeaceTree LLC will celebrate the grand opening of TreeTop Studio and Amori Salon from 1-7 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at 5930 Mahood Drive in Huntington.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Stocks slip slightly on Wall Street

NEW YORK - Stocks edged lower Thursday as talks over keeping Greece solvent stalled and got extended into the weekend.