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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East Coast braces for Dorian

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/02/19, 10:26 am

Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Bahamas on Monday with winds gusting up to 200 mph and a massive storm surge. The Category 5 storm was creeping over the islands at 1 mph. Residents headed to shelters before the hurricane, which is expected to leave many homeless.

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West Texas shooting spree claims lives

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/31/19, 08:13 pm

A gunman killed five people and injured many more Saturday afternoon in the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa. The suspect reportedly hijacked a U.S. Postal Service vehicle and fired at people randomly before police caught up with him at a movie theater in Odessa, where they shot and killed him. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said at least 21 people sustained injuries in the shooting.

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Dorian expected to skirt Florida, head north

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/31/19, 11:24 am

Forecasters have adjusted their predictions for Hurricane Dorian. Instead of slamming into the east coast of Florida, the storm, now a Category 4, is expected to divert north and zero in on the Carolinas and possibly Georgia by the middle of next week. Before then, it likely will hit the northwestern Bahamas with life-threatening winds and 2 to 4 feet of rain.

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