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Updated at 3:33 PM

On several occasions in recent years, I’ve argued here that the dumbest of all right-wing complaints against liberals is that they favor redistribution of the wealth.

Updated at 12:17 PM

The New Year is intimidating as hell for a lot of people. That’s just the simple truth. And I think that’s because most people have a completely irrational side that distorts otherwise joyous celebrations — like New Year’s and the resolutions that...

Updated at 11:40 AM

Funeral homes are weird, and death makes you see things in weird new ways.

Posted at 12:10 PM

Part 2 of a three-day series… Normally I don’t make New Year’s resolutions until March. It seems there’s just such a rush on them at the first of the year, so it’s my little way of avoiding the crowd. But I’m feeling ambitious this time around...

Updated at 11:01 AM

I remember a time when New Year’s Eve meant trying to figure out if I was going to have a party or where I was going to celebrate. Over the years, I stayed home more often, perhaps inviting a few couples over for dinner. As midnight came closer,...

Updated at 10:53 AM

Dick Clark is so much a part of celebrating New Year’s Eve that two years after his death, his name is still in the title of the show he had hosted for 16 years.

Updated at 10:46 AM

Public mercy seems to be in short supply even though actor Mark Wahlberg, 43, meets the requirements of a Massachusetts’ governor’s pardon: no risk of reoffending, and having made extraordinary contributions to society.

Updated at 10:40 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the Russian economy.

Updated at 10:02 AM

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently conducting a death investigation at the Cherry Island Landfill after a man was struck and killed by a tractor.

Updated at 9:42 AM

Getting married in a barn instead of a church has become the popular thing to do, according to Susan Hynson, who along with her husband, Mike, own Thousand Acre Farm – Middletown’s new barn wedding destination.

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