Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital's managing editor. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute, the Missouri School of Journalism, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Lynde resides with her family in Wichita, Kansas. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Home is the new office

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/13/20, 10:39 am

Going to work will look a lot different after the coronavirus pandemic. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey told his employees on Tuesday they don’t ever have to come back to the office if they don’t want to. Facebook and Google also have said their employees will have more work-from-home options as offices gradually reopen.

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MLB proposes midsummer first pitch

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/12/20, 10:48 am

Major League Baseball has a plan for players, but not fans, to return to ballparks in early July. The strategy calls for an 82-game season with teams playing their divisional rivals and other nearby teams to minimize travel during the coronavirus pandemic. The change will mean more interleague play, so MLB executives want the National League to adopt the American League’s rule of having a designated hitter bat for the pitcher. That’s a big adjustment for NL players and managers, as well as for fans who have fiercely debated the pros and cons of a designated hitter for decades.

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Comedian Jerry Stiller dies at age 92

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/11/20, 11:12 am

Jerry Stiller, the punchy Jewish comedian who delivered some of the most memorable scenes on the 1990s sitcom Seinfeld, has died of natural causes at age 92. His Emmy-nominated role as the cantankerous father of Jerry Seinfeld’s best friend George Costanza assured him a spot in the annals of modern comedy: People still mock-celebrate the fake holiday of Festivus the character Frank Costanza promoted as a Christmas alternative.

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