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Manchin talks workforce, infrastructure concerns

West Virginia needs to address its workforce issues, and Washington needs to address infrastructure and debt concerns, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Thursday.

Delivering the keynote at the annual Who’s Who in West Virginia business...

Manchin talks workforce, infrastructure concerns

West Virginia needs to address its workforce issues, and Washington needs to address infrastructure and debt concerns, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Thursday.

Delivering the keynote at the annual Who’s Who in West Virginia business...

US gambling market saturated, yet casinos keep on coming

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The casino market in the northeastern United States is saturated, yet that’s not stopping some states from approving gambling legislation and companies from building new gambling halls....

CAMC sees revenue loss from Medicaid, Medicare patients

Charleston Area Medical Center Health System has seen less than half of its anticipated operational revenue for the year to date, caused primarily by a higher than expected proportion of Medicaid and Medicare patients versus those who are privately...

Engineer for Yeager Airport slope failure fix to be hired by Friday

A plan on how to begin removing and remediating the still unstable slip zone at Yeager Airport's main runway safety overrun area should be in hand within three weeks.

That's after airport officials interview representatives of four engineering ...

Renovations ongoing at Charleston Town Center mall
Renovations ongoing at Charleston Town Center mall

At the Charleston Town Center mall, things never stay the same for long as stores shuffle spot to spot and others update their aesthetics. Lisa McCracken, director of marketing, thinks the changes have been good for customers.

“We have...

Slovak businesswoman’s 3-month stay in WV a ‘strong experience’
Slovak businesswoman’s 3-month stay in WV a ‘strong experience’

The ongoing and evolving Sister City relationship between West Virginia’s capital city and Banska Bystrica, a city in the heartland of the Slovak Republic, in Central Europe, was underscored one night a week ago.

Last Wednesday, 43-year-...

West Side businesses in for the long haul
West Side businesses in for the long haul

Several businesses on Charleston’s West Side are practically synonymous with the area, having been there for decades.

Owners of those businesses say they couldn’t imagine moving anywhere else, despite some negative perceptions of...

Trade bill passes Senate, Capito sides with Obama, Manchin opposes

In an unusual twist, Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito voted yes on a controversial trade bill Friday evening, giving more authority to President Barack Obama, while Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, voted no, against the president.

The United...

Europe’s Altice looking to buy cable provider Suddenlink

European cable and mobile phone operator Altice is fixing its sights on the U.S. market, starting with a $9.1 billion deal for St. Louis-based Suddenlink.

Suddenlink serves about 200,000 customers in West Virginia. The Charleston, Beckley and...

Murray, Alpha to lay off hundreds of miners

Hundreds more West Virginia miners were told Friday that they are being laid off, in the latest blow to the already deeply troubled Appalachian coal industry.

Late Friday afternoon, Murray Energy confirmed that it is idling its Monongalia County ...

‘Fast-track’ trade bill moves forward in Senate

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to move forward with a bill that would let President Obama negotiate trade agreements that Congress would then not be able to change, only accept or reject.

The Senate voted 62-38 to end debate on the “fast-...

Obama, Senate GOP work together on trade bill

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and Senate Republicans worked in unusual harmony Tuesday to advance major trade legislation opposed by many rank-and-file Democrats, an expanding struggle already leaving a mark ...

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