timothy from the don't-forget-to-tip-your-searcher dept.
sonchat writes with news that Nevada's "Gov. Jim Gibbons intends to bill the widow of missing multimillionaire adventurer Steve Fossett for $687,000 the state spent in searching for the famed aviator last fall, a spokesman said." Though in some places charging for the cost of a search effort is routine, apparently in Nevada it is not.
"The way of the world is to praise dead saints and prosecute live ones."
-- Nathaniel Howe