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Kroger looking to hire veterans
Kroger looking to hire veterans

Kroger, the large Cincinnati-based grocery chain, is looking to hire about 20,000 military veterans or members of their families.

On Monday, the grocery chain announced that it would be holding open interviews for interested applicants on Sept.

Kroger looking to hire veterans
Kroger looking to hire veterans

Kroger, the large Cincinnati-based grocery chain, is looking to hire about 20,000 military veterans or members of their families.

On Monday, the grocery chain announced that it would be holding open interviews for interested applicants on Sept. ...

Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce
Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.

The hiring targets...

Business faces: Aug. 30, 2015
Business faces: Aug. 30, 2015

John Robertson has been elected to the International Association of Venue Managers Board of Directors. The longtime general manager of the Charleston Civic Center previously served on the board from 1996 to 1998.

Procter & Gamble to break ground at WV plant in September

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Procter & Gamble’s planned manufacturing facility in the Eastern Panhandle is due to break ground soon.

The Journal of Martinsburg reports that the Berkeley County plant ...

Campaign for forced pooling gets an early start
Campaign for forced pooling gets an early start

It may be five months until the start of the 2016 legislative session, but the campaign to convince people of the need for forced pooling in West Virginia is already...

Mylan shareholders approve pursuit of Perrigo

PITTSBURGH -- Mylan shareholders on Friday approved the generic drug maker’s proposed acquisition of the Perrigo Co. and authorized Mylan’s plans to issue shares to complete the hostile transaction. Mylan said it soon will ask Perrigo...

Foodland owner celebrates 90th birthday
Foodland owner celebrates 90th birthday

Surrounded by friends, fellow businessmen and employees, Ameen “Joe” Joseph sat at a table draped in blue and yellow tablecloths, a stack of pastel envelopes, many labeled “Mr. Joe,” in front of him.

Thursday was...

Local couple to reopen Charleston’s iconic Blossom Dairy
Local couple to reopen Charleston’s iconic Blossom Dairy

Blossom Dairy is on its way to another renaissance.

Tim and Valerie Street, owners of the EZ Street bar in St. Albans, got the keys to the iconic Quarrier Street eatery on Wednesday, Valerie Street said Thursday morning.

“We...

US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in April-June quarter
US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in April-June quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to improvements in a number of areas including consumer spending and business investment.

The Commerce Department ...

US economy likely grew more in spring than first estimated
US economy likely grew more in spring than first estimated

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy likely gained more momentum in the spring than the government previously estimated. The question now is whether shrunken global stock markets and a sharp slowdown in China will weaken the economy in coming...

WVSU to offer class for administrative professionals

Next month, West Virginia State University will begin offering a Continuing Education class designed to help administrative professionals advance in their careers.

The class is a review for those seeking to sit for the Certified Administrative...

United Bank largest publicly traded company

United Bank has the most publicly traded shares of any company in West Virginia, according to a study by Visual Capitalist.

In a study released on Aug. 20, the company’s total shares are shown to be valued at $2.7 billion.

That...

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