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  • Former memorabilia seller pleads guilty to mail fraud

    Former memorabilia seller pleads guilty to mail fraud
    A former executive at a sports memorabilia auction house pleaded guilty today in federal court in Chicago to an eight-year scheme to rig auctions to drive up prices on rare baseball cards, game balls and other collectors’ items. Mark Theotikos,...
  • Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators

    Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators
    Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime, experts say. According to frequently updated data provided by Open Baltimore, there is a strong correlation between vacant...
  • Army boat seeks second career as ... dinner cruiser?

    Army boat seeks second career as ... dinner cruiser?
    An Army boat is on the auction block at Fort Eustis, and it's a real fixer-upper. The successful buyer might want to invest in engines, shafts, propeller screws and a radio. This particular model comes without those accessories. A few rust spots might...
  • New foreclosure cases decline in South Florida

    New foreclosure cases decline in South Florida
    New foreclosure filings fell 75 percent across Broward County in May, another indication that the once-crushing mortgage crisis has passed. Broward had 275 new cases filed last month, compared with 1,087 in May 2013, according to a report released...
  • Sotheby's and EBay to launch online art auctions

    Why not buy that Rembrandt online? E-commerce firm EBay Inc. and Sotheby’s auction house are betting you will.  The companies announced a partnership Monday creating online access to live auctions at Sotheby’s New York headquarters. ...
  • Sotheby's teaming with eBay for new online partnership

    Sotheby's teaming with eBay for new online partnership
    They are both giants in the auction industry but ones with vastly different traditions, not to mention different ways of doing business. Sotheby's, the venerated art auction house founded in the 18th century, will be expanding its online presence with a...
  • Uma Thurman to Bring 'Pulp Fiction' Back to Life Through Auction

    "Pulp Fiction" star Uma Thurman, who appeared as failed actress Mia Wallace in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 cult classic, is helping bring the film to life for one lucky fan and 55 of their closest friends. Thurman is auctioning off a night to watch a private...
  • Details loom large for Steiff bear hunters

    Q: I've tried to ID my teddy bear, but no luck. I have been told he' a Steiff bear, but I have not found a button on him. How can I have my bear appraised and identified? A: The bear seen in an image sent is light-haired with fluffy fur and pad feet....
  • Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock

    Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock
    For many of the students participating in the Junior Livestock Auction at the OC Fair, the auctions Saturday are a bittersweet moment, bringing the sadness of saying goodbye with the prospect of having their months of work rewarded. Below is a closer...
  • CityPlace II Up For Auction In Late August

    HARTFORD, Conn. — CityPlace II, the 18-story office tower downtown, will be put up for auction in late August, nearly two years after it was lost to foreclosure, the listing broker says. The starting bid for the Asylum Street building is $6.5...
  • IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time

    A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest. They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...