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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.

 


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Kroger board OKs 2-for-1 stock split; dividend boost

CINCINNATI - Kroger's board has approved a 2-for-1 stock split, a 13.5 percent increase to its quarterly dividend and a $500 million share buyback program.