Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Fed cuts rates to keep economy rolling

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/31/19, 10:42 am

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed confidence in the U.S. economy despite manufacturing slowdowns brought on by the trade war with China. The Fed expects the quarter-point cut it made to short-term interest rates on Wednesday to be its last for a while.

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Judge blocks sheriff’s trick-or-treat warning signs

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/30/19, 01:54 pm

When Jackson, Ga., decided not to hold its annual trick-or-treating event on the town square this year, locals worried about the safety of children going door-to-door on Halloween. Butts County Sheriff Gary Long planned to put signs in the yards of homes of registered sex offenders warning kids to keep away. But a federal judge ruled Tuesday the sheriff can’t do that.

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NCAA to let student-athletes cash in

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/30/19, 12:43 pm

After fighting for years to keep college athletes from profiting from their fame, the NCAA is changing the rules of the game. The Board of Governors of the national governing body for college sports said on Tuesday it would allow student-athletes to earn money from the use of their names, images, and likenesses, opening the door to lucrative sponsorship deals for the biggest stars of college sports.

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