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Bloomsday Celebration Planned for Athens

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June 16 is celebrated around the globe as “Bloomsday,” the day forever immortalized in James Joyce’s highly regarded classic Ulysses. During the course of the novel’s plot, protagonist Leopold Bloom navigates a relatively “normal day” in Dublin circa June 16, 1904. For the first time, Athenians will have a chance to toast Joyce’s 265,000-word masterpiece June… Read More

The classified section of a newspaper. Someone has circled some job postings with a red marker.

W. Va. Unemployment Rate Dips

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped in May to 6.2 percent. WorkForce West Virginia said in a news release Tuesday that the number of unemployed state residents dropped by 1,800 last month to 48,600. Job gains included 9,400 in government, 1,100 in professional and business services and 500 in financial… Read More

W. Va. Woman Pleads In Roommate Death

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Charleston woman has admitted to stabbing her roommate to death almost two years ago. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Patricia Miller pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Monday in the death of 29-year-old Victoria Summers. Miller, who was originally charged with first-degree murder, was sentenced to 25 years in prison as… Read More