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Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Jefferson County Land Revitalization Corporation to William Chivers and Victoria Chivers, lot 23, Alexander Long’s Second (survivorship). Jefferson County Land Revitalization Corporation to David Horvath, lot 182, ...

Automakers pledging huge increase in electric vehicles

WASHINGTON — Declaring the U.S. must “move fast” to win the world’s carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade. Biden also wants automakers to ...

U.S. jobless claims fall as economy rebounding

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week by 14,000 to 385,000, more evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding briskly from the coronavirus recession. The Labor Department reported Thursday that unemployment claims — a proxy ...

Growth in U.S. services sector increases to record pace in July

WASHINGTON — Growth in the U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, increased to a record pace in July even as businesses continued to face supply-chain challenges and problems in finding enough available workers. The Institute for Supply Management reported Wednesday that its ...

Mammography services reaccredited

CADIZ — The American College of Radiology has awarded WVU Medicine Harrison Community Hospital a three-year renewal of accreditation in mammography. The mammography accreditation program provides facilities with peer review and constructive feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, ...

Quick Takes

EARNS DOCTORATE: Dr. Katrina White earned her doctorate of nursing practice with a focus on medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in May. A 2000 graduate of Indian Creek High School and a 2004 graduate of the Trinity Health System School of Nursing, she moved to Virginia and ...