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  • Former restaurateur to sell $15M wine trove

    The former owner of New York restaurant Cru plans to sell a collection of almost 100,000 bottles of wine valued at $15 million, including choice Burgundies and more than 750 cases of Chablis. Wally’s Auctions will handle the sale for Roy Welland,...
  • Museums behaving badly: Are sanctions too little, too late?

    Museums behaving badly: Are sanctions too little, too late?
    There have been all kinds of museum shenanigans going on this week on the Right Coast. On Tuesday, the Delaware Art Museum auctioned off a painting from its collection at Christie's so that it could pay off debt and replenish its endowment — a big...
  • First Mariner says stock to be delisted in June

    First Mariner says stock to be delisted in June
    First Mariner Bancorp's days of publicly traded stock are coming to an end. The Baltimore-based company said in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday that it expects its stock will be delisted from the OTC Bulletin Board as soon as...
  • John Oliver Crashes FCC Comments System After Net Neutrality Segment

    On Sunday's "Last Week Tonight," host John Oliver urged viewers to go to the FCC website and make their voices heard on net neutrality. On Monday, the FCC website slowed, as the agency "experienced technical difficulties with our comment system."...
  • Dinosaur fossils smuggler turned informant gets short prison sentence

    Dinosaur fossils smuggler turned informant gets short prison sentence
    A dinosaur smuggler turned informant will spend only a few weeks in prison, about two years after Mongolian authorities realized Tyrannosaurus fossils had been pilfered from the Gobi Desert. Eric Prokopi, 39, pleaded guilty last year to three counts...
  • NBC, CBS, Fox, CW kick off 2014 upfront advertising market

    NBC, CBS, Fox, CW kick off 2014 upfront advertising market
    Television's annual advertising auction is underway. Fox, NBC, CBS and CW have begun selling their commercial slots for the upcoming television season as part of the annual auction known as the upfront market, people familiar with the process said...
  • Was a Civil War veteran's skull almost auctioned off?

    Was a Civil War veteran's skull almost auctioned off?
    Did a Civil War veteran's skull almost end up on someone's mantle? A Hershey, Pa., auction house had solicited bids for what it described as a neat historical artifact, but facing protest threats, Estate Auction Co. agreed to donate the remains to the...
  • 'Blind Side' Director John Lee Hancock Joins Lenny Dykstra Project (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Lee Hancock is re-teaming with "The Blind Side" producer Gil Netter to direct an untitled movie about former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra. Details of the project are being kept under wraps. Dykstra, a key part of the champion 1986 New...
  • Dormer at play

    With Bob Jones Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH S-Q J H-J 10 6 D-K Q 7 4 C-A K 5 3 WEST EAST S-K 9 8 5 3 S-10 4 2 H-5 3 2 H-K Q D-A 2 D-J 10 9 5 C-J 8 6 C-Q 10 7 2 SOUTH S-A 7 6 H-A 9 8 7 4 D-8 6 3 C-9 4 The bidding: NORTH EAST...
  • Frederick County horse 'paints' original watercolors

    Frederick County horse 'paints' original watercolors
    Metro Meteor, whose abstract paintings rapidly are becoming an art world sensation, might be just a horse. And the 11-year-old bay, like all equines, has a hard time distinguishing reds from greens or browns. Yet Metro's original watercolors have become...
  • Dating pressed glass can take some serious detective work

    Q: This candy dish has always been in my family. It was a gift to my great-grandmother and has been handed down for generations. At the top is written in white, "My wife 1909." I cannot determine origin and history. Can you tell me anything about it? A:...