Today's story on the Star's homepage takes a quick look at the federal draft biological opinion on the Rosemont Mine. The opinion from the Fish and Wildlife Service is a preliminary gain for the Rosemont Copper mining company because it goes along with Rosemont's view that if the mine hurts, drives off or kills a single jaguar -- the only one known in the U.S. as of now -- the federal Endangered Species Act wouldn't be violated because 30,000 jaguars live in other countries in the Western Hemisphere.

This opinion still needs to be finalized and could well be challenged in court. More on the opinion in tomorrow's print edition.