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  • John Livermore dies; geologist who found 'invisible gold' was 94

    John Livermore, an exploration geologist whose discovery of minuscule but highly valuable particles of "invisible gold" in Nevada in the early 1960s set off a modern-day gold rush in the state, has died. He was 94. Livermore died Feb. 7 at his Reno home...
  • Egg on Face(book)

    Egg on Face(book)
    There will be investigations and already there are lawsuits over the rollout of Facebook's overhyped IPO last week, but no investigation is necessary into the reason for the outrage over the stock's rapid fall. It's called human nature. It is the same...
  • West Palm woman claims $3M scratch-off win

    West Palm woman claims $3M scratch-off win
    Cecilia Yusko, 50, of West Palm Beach, claimed a $3 million prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off Game. She chose to receive her winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,950,000.Yusko purchased her winning ticket at Kwik Stop, located at...
  • 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...
  • Man wearing GPS ankle monitor robbed another man of $2-mil in gold, cops say

    Man wearing GPS ankle monitor robbed another man of $2-mil in gold, cops say
    Cops say Raonel Valdez-Valhuerdis, 34, along with two other men, robbed and assaulted a courier for a Bolivian gold mining company of more than $2-million worth of gold inside his luggage at the man's Coral Gables apartment building, reports WTVJ NBC...
  • 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...
  • Natural gold treasures go on display

    You can still pan for gold in California, "if you know where to look," according to Laguna Beach gold and mineral collector Wayne Leicht. But panning for gold isn't what Leicht is known for. He collects the rarest, and possibly most beautiful,...
  • Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world

    Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world
    NEW YORK — Anton Chekhov is always with us in the theater. But this summer his work has been especially prevalent, serving as an inspirational model for such contemporary playwrights as Tracy Letts, Andrew Upton and Annie Baker. Having recently...
  • Price of gold surges on Fed stimulus hopes; is it headed for $2,000?

    The spot price of gold lurched up Thursday as anticipation of new stimulus measures worldwide grew. The precious metal was up 1.9% to $1,669.10 an ounce, propelled in part by an unexpected rise in jobless claims that highlighted the job market's...
  • 'Bering Sea Gold' seeks glacial treasure at bottom of Alaskan sea

    For several seasons on Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch," executive producer Thom Beers has followed fishermen as they pull living gold in the form of king and snow crab from the waters of Alaska's Bering Sea, braving the fierce storms and frigid...
  • Gold slumps $77.10 as Bernanke dashes stimulus hopes

    Gold slumps $77.10 as Bernanke dashes stimulus hopes
    Ben Bernanke’s words on Wednesday carried a great deal of weight in the commodity markets – so much so that they squashed the prices of gold and silver. The Federal Reserve chairman told Congress that the U.S. economy was likely headed for...