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Adopted brothers find family

People once commonly called Las Vegas “the city without clocks” in a nod to the 24-hour nature of the place, but when Norm Ziola and Bert Stehle visited here this past week, time was very much on their minds.

In U.S., justice truly is blind

In a country that can’t find many prison cells for Wall Street swindlers, rapacious bankers, and corporate hoodlums, this past week we learned there was just enough federal penitentiary space for a dove of peace.

Three little words: the Mob Museum

Because nothing says “I love you” quite like automatic weapons, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement is offering free admission today, the anniversary of Chicago’s bloody St. Valentine’s Day massacre.

Foster kids have ally in legal aid center

Faced with a variety of societal stresses, the Clark County School District is tasked with putting its arms around students from all walks of life. Some of those kids enter school under circumstances that are difficult for many of us to imagine. In public school, the doors are open to all.