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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.