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  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas gained three rigs, Louisiana and Pennsylvania each increased by two and Oklahoma added one. New Mexico lost three rigs and Alaska, Ohio, West Virginia and Wyoming each decreased by one. Arkansas, California, Colorado, North Dakota and Utah were unchanged.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 16- The Trump administration's proposed replacement for the Obama-era's central regulation on climate change, the Clean Power Plan, is expected to be released by the Environmental Protection Agency late next week, an agency source said on Thursday. The replacement for former President Barack Obama's plan to slash carbon emissions from...

  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito speaks with CNBC's John Harwood.

    Sen. Shelley Moore Capito says she worries social media companies may lean left.

  • FORT WAYNE, Ind.— The News-Sentinel has cut seven of its eight newsroom employees but says it will maintain its website and a page within The Journal Gazette six days a week. News-Sentinel Publisher Michael Christman told The Journal Gazette the cuts made Friday were "a business decision, based on the current state of the industry, on how the News-Sentinel was...

  • "You all made me out to be a liar," Hagey, general water and sewer manager in the eastern Pennsylvania town of Warminster, told Environmental Protection Agency officials at a hearing last month. The meeting drew residents and officials from Horsham and other affected towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and officials from some of the other dozens of states dealing with...

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Louisiana gained six rigs and New Mexico increased by five. Texas, meanwhile, lost two rigs, while Arkansas, Kansas and Pennsylvania each decreased by one. Colorado, North Dakota, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were unchanged from last week.

  • Chief Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals designated federal Judge David Faber of West Virginia to hear the upcoming trial. Gregory can appoint so-called senior judges like Britt and Faber to hear cases within the appellate district, which includes the Carolinas, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. That decision made three straight...

  • CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. _ American Public Education Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $6.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 33 cents per share. American Public Education shares have risen 73 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • "We are evaluating all alternatives," Chief Executive Officer Heather Bresch said on a conference call with analysts. Mylan said its U.S.-centric investor base does not properly value the importance of its international business, noting that 60 percent of its revenue comes from outside the United States. Mylan reported a much smaller-than-expected second...

  • Aug 8- U.S. coal companies lobbied Congress to allow a drop in their payments to help miners with black lung disease by arguing the incurable ailment was in decline and a victims' trust fund was financially healthy, assertions contradicted by government findings, according to documents seen by Reuters. "Changing the schedule now would effectively impose a tax...

  • Chief Executive Officer Heather Bresch said that the strategic review process designed to unlock value was just beginning, but declined to discuss any options under consideration. The company posted a much smaller-than-expected second quarter profit and lowered its 2018 earnings forecast due to disappointing business in the United States.

  • Aug 8- Drugmaker Mylan NV said on Wednesday it was evaluating a wide range of options, while reporting a quarterly profit that fell well short of Wall Street estimates. Revenue from Mylan's North America business slumped nearly 22 percent to $1 billion in the second quarter. "The restructuring that began in the second quarter is clearly late to address what has...

  • Aug 8- Drugmaker Mylan NV said on Wednesday it was evaluating a wide range of alternatives and reported a quarterly profit that fell far short of Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down about 4 percent before the bell. The company also disclosed that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had issued a Form 483 warning letter following an inspection of its...

  • In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, file photo, people opposing Proposition A listen to a speaker during a rally in Kansas City, Mo. Missouri votes Tuesday, Aug. 7 on a so-called right-to-work law, a voter referendum seeking to ban compulsory union fees in all private-sector workplaces.

    Missouri voters resoundingly rejected a measure that could have weakened union finances.

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— The steady march of new "right-to-work" laws in Republican-led states hit a wall in Missouri, where voters resoundingly rejected a measure that could have weakened union finances after national and local labor groups poured millions of dollars into the campaign against it. The election results effectively vetoed the Missouri measure and...

  • EDINBURG, Va. _ Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $7.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The telecommunications service provider in parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia posted revenue of $154 million in the period. Shenandoah Telecom shares have...

  • HUNTINGTON, W.Va. _ Premier Financial Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $4.4 million. The Huntington, West Virginia- based bank said it had earnings of 32 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Missouri voters delivered a resounding victory to unions Tuesday, rejecting a right-to-work law against compulsory union fees that had been passed by Republican state officials but placed on hold for more than a year after organized labor petitioned for a referendum. Officials at the AFL-CIO called the Missouri vote "a truly historic...

  • In response to the court's concerns about the environment, Dominion said it would work with the agencies to reinstate the permits for the 600- mile pipe from West Virginia to Virginia and North Carolina. Last week, the court told EQT Corp to stop work on its Mountain Valley pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia after voiding two federal permits for that...

  • A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service permit was "arbitrary and capricious" because it provided no specific limits for the allowable impact on five threatened or endangered species. National Park Service because it allows the pipeline to pass underneath the Blue Ridge Parkway without explaining how...