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Thousands expected at Saturday labor rally

Thousands of West Virginia workers plan to travel to the state Capitol to attend the “Mountaineer Workers Rising” rally at noon on Saturday to protest what they believe is an “anti-worker agenda” being promoted by the state...

Thousands expected at Saturday labor rally

Thousands of West Virginia workers plan to travel to the state Capitol to attend the “Mountaineer Workers Rising” rally at noon on Saturday to protest what they believe is an “anti-worker agenda” being promoted by the state ...

West Virginia automotive titan dies
West Virginia automotive titan dies

Jim Love, 85, died at his home in St. Albans Wednesday. He had been in declining health for several years.

Love owned C&O Motors, the state’s largest car dealership franchise. Many in the automotive industry knew Love to be one of the...

Contractors: Road spending will boost jobs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia could gain almost 10,000 jobs and create nearly $1 billion in economic output if the state would devote more funds to fix the state’s crumbling roads and bridges, a contractors group said in releasing a...

Company proposes building 2 gas-fired power plants in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A company plans to spend about $1 billion to build two natural gas-fired power plants in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle.

The State Journal reports that the Brooke County Commission approved a memorandum of...

TV show featuring Lewisburg restoration business starts second season Sunday
TV show featuring Lewisburg restoration business starts second season Sunday

Mark Bowe always knew he wanted to work for himself, but he never thought his career would revolve around craftsmanship — until an old cabin in the woods of Roane County changed that and led to a TV show.

Bowe could feel himself living...

Reclamation costs among debts assumed by Justice with new purchase

When Jim Justice bought back his West Virginia mining operations from the Russian company he sold them to a few years earlier, the difference seemed stark.

In 2009, Justice sold his Bluestone Coal operations in McDowell and Wyoming counties to...

First Community Bank to close Mercer Mall branch in May

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – First Community Bank’s branch in the Mercer Mall in Bluefield will close at the end of May.

First Community Bank vice president Robert Buzzo tells media outlets that the decision follows an evaluation of the...

State exports decline 13 percent in 2014

Federal government figures show exports from West Virginia fell nearly 13 percent last year.

The Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration says the state’s merchandise exports totaled $7.5 billion in 2014,...

Low-fare Spirit service to resume at Yeager
Low-fare Spirit service to resume at Yeager

More West Virginians than ever are expected to be boarding Spirit Airlines, the no-frills low-cost carrier with the “you get what you pay for” business model, after it resumes its nonstop seasonal service to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, ...

Winter Blues Farmers Market comes to Charleston
Winter Blues Farmers Market comes to Charleston

Rachel Taylor hopes her love for maple catches on in the Mountain State.

Taylor’s Frostmore Farm was one of about 40 vendors that participated Thursday evening in the Winter Blues Farmers Market at the Charleston Civic Center....

Israeli officials look for W.Va. business opportunities

West Virginia businesses are working with Israeli government officials to try to establish partnerships between businesses in Israel and the Mountain State.

Several West Virginia executives met at the Capitol Complex Wednesday with high-ranking...

Walmart says Putnam store will employ 95 people

Last week, Walmart officials applied for Putnam County building permits for the state’s first Neighborhood Market, according to county planning officials.

Walmart officials announced plans for the Teays Valley store in late January. The...

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