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Apr. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Google embraces 'mobile-friendly' sites

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.


Apr. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Apr. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Kenova Gino's turns 50

KENOVA - Steve Stoner's father, James, opened the Gino's Pizza and Spaghetti House in Kenova half a century ago. At that time, Steve said, his dad had a philosophy that continues to guide him.


Apr. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Jobs for new college grads set to grow

WASHINGTON - The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in 2014. But recruiting isn't as easy as it used to be.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Greek concerns shake global stock markets

NEW YORK - Fear that Greece could default and abandon the euro is rattling global financial markets.

 


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

P&G plans bigger plant in Martinsburg

CHARLESTON — Procter & Gamble's planned factory in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle will be bigger than originally envisioned, state Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette said.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Verizon slices up bundle package

NEW YORK - Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by pay-TV companies is becoming a bit more flexible.

 


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Mattel's Barbie plots comeback

NEW YORK - Things are finally looking up for Barbie. Mattel, the toy company behind the plastic dolls, said there were some signs of improving demand for Barbie ahead of its planned makeover of the brand, including Barbie dolls with different skin tones, eye colors and nose shapes to better relate to multicultural girls and their mothers.

 


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Ohio unemployment rate unchanged in March

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state says Ohio's unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 percent in March, unchanged from the previous three months.

 


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Incentives OK'd for workplace wellness

WASHINGTON - In a victory for business, federal regulators said Thursday that employers can continue to use financial penalties and rewards to nudge staff to participate in fast-growing workplace wellness programs.