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While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
Aug 20- Departures and primary losses for 28 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have created opportunities for a new wave of conservative and Tea Party- backed candidates. The Republican nominee to replace him is Gary Palmer, a fund raiser for a conservative think tank in Alabama who is backed by the anti-tax group Club for Growth.
Aug 7- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, an iron ore and coal producer, said on Thursday that Lourenco Goncalves, a former steel company executive, was named to run the company after activist investor Casablanca Capital triumphed in a proxy battle.
Aug 6- Alpha Natural Resources Inc reported a smaller-than-expected second-quarter loss as the cost of selling coal in eastern United States declined 6 percent from the first quarter.
Aug 6- Coal miner Alpha Natural Resources Inc reported a slightly bigger adjusted net loss for the second quarter as coal prices remained weak. Alpha Natural is also being hurt by poor rail service in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, which is preventing the company from cashing in on an uptick in demand for electricity-generating coal.
Value-conscious consumers are always on the prowl for bargains. Here's a look at the states that offer the lowest cost of living.
States have rebounded strongly from the recession, but some long-time laggards still can't create a business-friendly environment.
The cost of living here is among the lowest in the country, but is it worth plowing through the Mountain State’s rugged business rules?
Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
General Motors is facing increasing pressure to compensate victims for an ignition defect that prompted the recall of 1.6 million vehicles.
Google is lobbying officials in at least three states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports why the water crisis in West Virginia is far from over.
Freedom Industries filled for bankruptcy on Friday, eight days after a leak from one of it's storage tanks contaminated drinking water in W. Virginia.
A judge rejected a conservative challenge to insurance subsidies available to people that declined to establish their own online marketplaces.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?