Melvin Dummar says a grand conspiracy has denied him his portion of billionaire Howard Hughes' vast estate. Many consider Dummar to be a fraud but an in-depth investigation by Gary Magnesen has apparently shown Dummar to be a good samaritan who saved Hughes from certain death. Both joined George Knapp to discuss why Hughes was in the desert, as well as those who schemed to deny Dummar and several institutions of their rightful share of the Hughes estate. In the first hour, veteran music journalist Joel Selvin talked about the notorious Rolling Stones Altamont concert of 1969, considered by many to be rock’s darkest day.
I live in far northwest Las Vegas, slightly higher in elevation than the city. I took this photo as I drove south to work early on January 28, 2013 (5:52am). As you can see, the lights of the Las Vegas valley lit up the cloudy sky into what appeared to be a dove with wings spread, or maybe even an angel. People don't think of Vegas as a particularly blessed place, so I thought others might like to see that maybe it actually is!