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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...
  • 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...
  • Guitar bought by Beatle at discount in Illinois could fetch $600K at auction

    Guitar bought by Beatle at discount in Illinois could fetch $600K at auction
    Back in 1963, Gabe McCarty was living in downstate Benton and playing bass for the Four Vests when he got a call from a woman whose younger brother was visiting after scoring a hit in England. The woman was Louise Harrison and her younger brother,...
  • Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air

    Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air
    Photographer Wu Di's studio, tucked away in a dusty corner of northeast Beijing, isn't easy to find, but the mannequin out front wearing a military-style gas mask and a Roots sweatshirt is a sign you're in the right place. Inside, Wu showed off some...
  • An auction house does clumsy art-shtick

    An auction house does clumsy art-shtick
    Odds are you won’t be bidding at Christie’s special contemporary art auction Monday night in New York. With estimates running as high as $12 million for a 1985 multiple of a Jeff Koons aqualung cast in bronze, which would helpfully drag...
  • Subtle play

    With Bob Jones North-South vulnerable. East deals. NORTH S-10 3 H-A 10 7 4 D-Q 7 5 4 C-A 8 3 WEST EAST S-Q J 7 S-A K 9 5 H-Q 9 8 H-2 D-8 6 D-K 9 3 C-Q 10 9 7 6 C-K J 5 4 2 SOUTH S-8 6 4 2 H-K J 6 5 3 D-A J 10 2 C-Void The bidding: EAST...
  • 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...
  • U.S. Marshals to auction bitcoin seized in raid on Silk Road market

    U.S. Marshals to auction bitcoin seized in raid on Silk Road market
    The U.S. government plans to auction about 30,000 bitcoin, the electronic currency, valued at about $17.4 million, on June 27 the U.S. Marshals Service said. The bitcoin were seized during an FBI raid in October on the Internet marketplace Silk Road,...
  • 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...