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  • In South Africa, roughly 12,000 striking platinum miners fired

     
    In South Africa, the world's biggest producer of platinum has fired roughly 12,000 striking workers. Violence has erupted over other strikes in the country....
  • ‘Gold Rush’ to give away $100,000 to one viewer

     
    Discovery Channel's “Gold Rush” hopes to keep fans coming back with the Strike Gold Sweepstakes. The prize: $100,000 to a single viewer. Discovery's most popular series will start its third season later this month. The sweepstakes¬†depends on...
  • This weekend: ‘Gold Rush’ returns; World Series continues; Ann Coulter visits Piers Morgan

     
    Sports, reality television and¬†controversial celebrities stand out on this weekend's schedule. A few highlights: 1.¬†”Gold Rush,” Discovery Channel's most popular series, starts its third season in a big way Friday night. The show will offer...
  • Suspects arrested in Mariposa museum gold heist

     
    Four men suspected in the heist of more than $1 million in gold and gems from the California Mining and Minerals Museum in Mariposa have been arrested, investigators said, adding that more arrests were possible. Men dressed as ninjas and armed with pick-...
  • Discovery announces limited-run “Gold Rush” spinoff series

     
    The three crew leaders from Discovery Channel's Gold Rush series will be featured in a limited summer series called Gold Rush: South America, the network announced today. In Gold Rush: South America, premiering Aug. 2 at 9pm ET/PT, Gold Rush crew...
  • Produced By Conference: A 'gold rush' out of L.A. for tax credits

    Produced By Conference: A 'gold rush' out of L.A. for tax credits
    California, beware: Film producers are increasingly sizing up rivals in emerging regional production centers outside of Hollywood, from Pittsburgh to Atlanta. That was the blunt, but all too familiar, message delivered at a panel Sunday at the fifth...
  • Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case

    Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case
    The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year. Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...
  • Pages from the Past: Tour of gold mines in Canada leads to wedding ring for Catonsville woman

    An article in the Feb. 15, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the culmination of a long-distance romance sparked by a meeting during a tour of Canadian gold mines. Three thousand miles across the continent to Tacoma, Wash., Miss Ethel Patterson, of...
  • Police target cash-for-gold business after string of burglaries

    Police target cash-for-gold business after string of burglaries
    Two women left a Reisterstown jewelry shop with hundreds of dollars after hawking a shoebox full of gold and silver, much of it allegedly linked to a string of nearly 30 area burglaries. They might never have been arrested, police said, because the...
  • Historic Pieces of Gold Stolen from a State Museum

    Historic Pieces of Gold Stolen from a State Museum
    Call it the Motherlode Thomas Crowne Affair. Stockton may have gold chain robberies; Mariposa has gold nugget robberies. Friday, around 4 p.m., several armed men walked into the California State Mining and Mineral Museum and walked out with 2 million...
  • Steinberg: How sports thrive in these times

    This country is struggling through the worst economic times since the Great Depression. Millions are out of work, banks are reticent to loan, and the national debt is staggering. As usual, the economy is the central issue and driving force in the...