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  • 'Miracle on Ice' gold medal and Sandy Koufax jersey sold at auction

    The Olympic gold medal that Mark Pavelich won as part of the U.S. hockey team's "Miracle on Ice" victory has sold for $262,900. More than three decades after the American team won an unlikely title at the 1980 Lake Placid Games, Pavelich put the piece...
  • Leaving license plate on trade-in is a ticket to trouble

    In all the hubbub of buying a car for his daughter, it didn't occur to Ken Gibat to remove the license plate from the vehicle he was trading in. He said no one at the dealership, Vinart Hyundai in Emmaus, mentioned anything about it, either. What...
  • Boys & Girls Club annual gala brings $750,000 net profit

    Boys & Girls Club annual gala brings $750,000 net profit
    The Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida held a record-breaking auction during its annual Celebrate the Children event on Friday at the Orlando Marriott World Center. The event, which funds a big part of the clubs' operating expenses for the year,...
  • George Harrison guitar from Illinois fetches $657,000 at auction

    George Harrison guitar from Illinois fetches $657,000 at auction
    A downstate Illinois man who was with the late Beatle George Harrison in 1963 when the music great bought an electric guitar at an Illinois music store was shocked to find out that the instrument fetched $657,000 at auction Saturday. "$657,000? Oh boy,...
  • City police promise dirt bike crackdown

    City police promise dirt bike crackdown
    Baltimore police say they plan to crack down on the city's notorious dirt bike riders, pledging to infiltrate the groups using social media and undercover officers in an effort to disrupt the packs of riders. Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said...
  • Rare collection of Ventura County's cult winery Sine Qua Non wines goes to auction

    Rare collection of Ventura County's cult winery Sine Qua Non wines goes to auction
    Internet auctioneer WineBid.com is offering a rare collection of older vintages of Sine Qua Non wines on auction this week in several lots. The wines are highly allocated and highly sought after. Every release has a different name and a different label...
  • House, Senate lawmakers promise review of AT&T-DirecTV deal

    House, Senate lawmakers promise review of AT&T-DirecTV deal
    Congressional lawmakers said Monday they would review AT&T Corp.'s planned purchase of DirecTV Group Inc., with a House committee already promising a hearing "to ensure that consumers’ interests are protected in an increasingly consolidated...
  • AT&T deal for DirecTV driven by desire to pare programming costs

    For anyone wondering what's driving AT&T Inc.'s nearly $50-billion deal to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV, look no further than a new report issued by the Federal Communications Commission on cable TV rates. The FCC report noted DirecTV is often able...
  • UCLA Coach Jim Mora's charity golf tournament raises $500,000

    UCLA Coach Jim Mora's charity golf tournament raises $500,000
    The Jim Mora Celebrity Golf Classic had big sticks -- CBS sportscaster Jim Hill buried a tee shot on the first hole ... ... and there was comedic shtick, as actor Kevin Nealon said, “They do wonderful work, but maybe we can have a charity...
  • Peter Dinklage sums up 'Game of Thrones' for neophyte

    "THE ONLY perfect body I have ever seen was Lana Turner's ... she had it for two weeks in 1947," said Gayelord Hauser, nutritionist and self-help author, of the MGM star. I AM getting a big kick out of my readers who remember lines and situations and...
  • Norton Simon's 'Temple Wrestler' statue heading home to Cambodia

    Norton Simon's 'Temple Wrestler' statue heading home to Cambodia
    Since 1977, visitors to Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum have encountered an ancient Cambodian statue that has the wide, hulking build and arrogant attitude of an NFL nose tackle who has just sacked a rival quarterback. From its pedestal at the end of a...