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Aug. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Charles Ryan Associates celebrates 40 years

CHARLESTON -- Charles Ryan Associates, the state's oldest and largest strategic communications firm headquartered in West Virginia, is celebrating 40 years in business.

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Business briefs

HUNTINGTON -- The next examination for licensed remediation specialist certification is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Robert C. Byrd Academic Center Building, 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr., in South Charleston.

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM


HUNTINGTON -- James Lamp and Randall Trautwein have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

ULTA grand opening event set for Aug. 29

BARBOURSVILLE -- ULTA Beauty near the Huntington Mall quietly opened its doors for business Friday morning, a tease at what's ahead next week.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Stocks are mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

NEW YORK -- The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

McDonald's names new president again

NEW YORK -- McDonald's named a new president for its U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

NRP to acquire VantaCore Partners

HOUSTON -- Natural Resource Partners this week announced an agreement to acquire VantaCore Partners, a privately held limited partnership specializing in the construction materials industry, for $205 million.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

Deere to lay off about 460 from Iowa tractor plant

MOLINE, Ill. -- Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to market demand.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Officials: Simonton Windows being sold

COLUMBUS -- Simonton Windows is in the process of being sold to a North Carolina company, officials announced this week.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General offer

MATTHEWS, N.C. -- Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.