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Updated at 5:39 PM

Ask anyone where he or she wants to spend their life after they die. Most always will tell you they want to go to heaven. Of course, that’s the way it always has been.

Updated at 5:37 PM

It’s funny how people who seek and achieve fame soon run from the pushy, inconsiderate hordes of freelance photographers who helped to advance their careers in the first place.

Updated at 5:35 PM

It’s Black Friday, which means that if you are a shopper, I hope you finally sit down and are able to catch a little bit of it before you doze off from exhaustion.

Updated at 1:50 PM

Just rub a little dirt on it, youíll be fine.

Updated Nov 24, 2015 at 9:57 PM

The year 2014 was a very good one for Dunkin’ Donuts CEO Nigel Travis. His $10.2 million compensation doubled his previous year’s pay of $4.3 million.

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 10:15 PM

One of the first changes I made after starting at the Daily News was to resume editorials (“Our View” above) in the Sunday edition. The newspaper has had staff-produced editorials in the past, but not always consistently.

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 10:14 PM

All of my childhood and adolescence, I wanted to be a history teacher. “What are you going to be when you grow up, Wes?” “A history teacher” was an automatic response.

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 10:12 PM

Russell and I had a great trip last week. We traveled to Princeton, Minn., for a conference that included wildlife refuges and two fish hatcheries.

Updated Nov 22, 2015 at 5:20 PM

A dissent written more than a half-century ago in Rudolph v. Alabama may have been a precursor to striking down the death penalty.

Updated Nov 18, 2015 at 9:43 PM

November is somewhat of a big deal for Mike. We were married in early November. (That may be a bigger deal to me than Mike.)

Updated Nov 18, 2015 at 9:39 PM

November has been mild so far this year, but that could change anytime. Let’s hope it doesn’t change quite as drastically at it did in 1911. That was the year of the Great Blue Norther.

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