Once-sizzling housing market cools down and more Dallas news

Fans of Grapevine’s Great Wolf Lodge will now be able to hit their favorite water park in another Texas city. The popular nationwide family resort and indoor park will break ground in Webster, near Houston, on Thursday, September 22. It will be Great Wolf Lodge’s second Texas location. Great Wolf Lodge Gulf Coast Texas will … Read more

Finding a home: Deep Valley Book Festival looks to lay down roots at Wow Zone | Lifestyles

Even though there is no strong connection to the Mankato author other than the use of her name for Mankato in its name, organizer Julie Schrader believes Maud Hart Lovelace would be proud of the success of the Deep Valley Book Festival. “I hope she’d be excited about it,” Schrader said in advance of the … Read more

Finding a home: Deep Valley Book Festival looks to lay down roots at Wow Zone |

Even though there is no strong connection to the Mankato author other than the use of her name for Mankato in its name, organizer Julie Schrader believes Maud Hart Lovelace would be proud of the success of the Deep Valley Book Festival. “I hope she’d be excited about it,” Schrader said in advance of the … Read more

The Met’s Cambodia Problem – The Diplomat

Advertisement In 1992, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City purchased a rare Cambodian sculpture from an art dealer in Bangkok. “The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara Seated in Royal Ease” is a masterpiece of metal sculpting from the Angkorian period. But the 10th-century artifact was recently embroiled in a very 21st-century kerfuffle. Cambodia claims the … Read more

Trump-backed Geoff Diehl to face Healey in Massachusetts governor’s race | Ap

BOSTON — On a shoestring budget, and with the endorsement of the 45th president, Republican Geoff Diehl sailed to a primary victory Tuesday and on to a November contest with Attorney General Maura Healey to be governor of Massachusetts. Diehl joined supporters in Weymouth for a victory party and to celebrate the win over his … Read more

Herald-Leader Bluegrass Politics newsletter for KY politics

The Kentucky state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 Ryan C. Hermens rhermens@herald-leader.com For political junkies, the calendar in Kentucky promises non-stop action for the next year and beyond. The crucial 2022 mid-terms are well underway, with a closely-watched US Senate race, competitive regional races and key ballot questions, such as a constitutional … Read more

Years-old study sheds light on potential costs for Falls arena project | Local News

The last time officials in Niagara County considered investing tens of millions of dollars in public funds to build an arena in downtown Niagara Falls, county lawmakers hired a professional consultant with years of experience to determine if the project made sense. That consultant — Minneapolis-based Conventions Sports & Leisure — concluded the timing wasn’t … Read more

Looted antiquities seized from Metropolitan Museum of Art

authorities seized millions of dollars of artifacts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Manhattan district attorney’s office confirmed Friday. At least 95 items were repossessed since February that prosecutors say were looted from Italy and Egypt by antiquities traffickers, 27 of which ended up in the Met’s collection. The Manhattan district attorney will host … Read more

Survey finds young people follow news, but without much joy

NEW YORK (AP) — Young people are following the news, but aren’t too happy with what they’re seeing. Broadly speaking, that’s the conclusion of a study released Wednesday showing 79% of young Americans say they get news daily. The survey of young people ages 16 to 40 — the older of which are known as … Read more

Once offering the worst return on Wall Street, cash is now looking like the best asset to own, says Morgan Stanley

Stock sellers are picking up where they left off on Friday, as the market appears to be waking up from its August slumber with a vengeance. As Goldman Sach’s chief US equity strategist David Kostin told clients after the S&P 500 SPX took just 17 weeks to reach his year end target of 4,300, “upside … Read more