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Unless adventurer Steve Fossett has taken a page out of a John Grisham novel and fled from all the fame, wealth and Richard Branson in his life (and really, who would blame him), the guy's probably a goner. The government spent a month looking for him after he disappeared over the Nevada wilderness, but called off the search on October 3. Other than a tribute to Fossett by Branson in Time Magazine last week, no official acknowledgment of Fossett's likely death has appeared in a publication, as the Times notes today. Well, better safe than sorry.