West Virginia's economic recovery restricted, Bloomberg columnist says
Mon, 29 May 2017 06:32:34 GMT
According to Bloomberg View's Justin Fox, the state's growth may be blocked because of its overall uniform economy, lower than average percentage of citizens in the labor force and the lack of metropolitan areas. Fox wrote in his May 25 piece things are improving marginally; the state's employment-to-population ratio is at 50.6 percent.
Schools must test for lead in water
Mon, 29 May 2017 06:31:36 GMT
With the water crisis in Flint, Mich., safe drinking water is a high priority nationwide, especially for children. Beginning July 1, schools in Virginia will be required to test their potable water for lead.
JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial
Mon, 29 May 2017 06:30:44 GMT
The life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, who died at 46, will be celebrated on the day he would have turned 100. The United States Postal Service plans to commemorate Kennedy's centennial Monday with a dedication of a new JFK postage stamp in Brookline, Massachusetts , a Boston suburb where the late president was born on May 29, 1917.
Ruben Ostlund's "The Square" wins Palme d'Or at Cannes
Mon, 29 May 2017 05:22:48 GMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - The 70th anniversary Cannes Film Festival has wrapped, culminating with an unconventional awards ceremony in which Pedro Almodvar and his jury bestowed a couple unexpected bonus prizes, including a tie for screenplay and a special award to Nicole Kidman, who appeared in four projects in this year's official selection, including competition titles "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" and "The Beguiled," season two of "Top of the Lake" and special screening "How to Talk to Girls at Parties", Variety said. Meanwhile, the fabled Palme d'Or went to Swedish director Ruben stlund's cutting art-world satire "The Square" , which dares to bring aspects of conceptual and performance art into the sphere of cinema.
Duke men's golf finishes tied for 22nd at NCAA championship, fails to advance to fourth round of stroke play
Mon, 29 May 2017 06:22:02 GMT
Senior Matt Oshrine led the Blue Devils at 1-over-par in the last tournament of his career and his first NCAA championship appearance. Duke used stellar play in its NCAA regional to easily earn a spot in this year's national championship-a marked improvement from a year ago, when the team finished 14 shots away from a chance to compete for NCAA title.
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