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April 13, 2015 11:18 AM Van Gogh, Rothko Works Could Fetch Over $40M at Auction

A late Vincent van Gogh painting and a 1954 work by Mark Rothko from the collection of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon are going on the auction block next month. Van Gogh's "The Allee of Alyscamps" from 1888 could sell for more than $40 million at Sotheby's on May 5. It was created during a two-month period when the artist was working side-by-side with Paul Gauguin 6

April 13, 2015 5:06 AM British code breaker Alan Turing's notebook at auction

A handwritten notebook by British World War II code-breaking genius Alan Turing is expected to bring at least $1 million at auction in New York. The 56-page manuscript was written at the time the mathematician and computer science pioneer was working to break the seemingly unbreakable Enigma codes used by the Germans throughout the war. It contains Turing's 8

April 13, 2015 4:03 AM Excerpt: 'Knocking at Her Heart' by Beverly Long

Beverly Long joins us to share a favorite scene from her new contemporary romance, Knocking at Her Heart, book one of her Conover Circle series. Maddie Sinclair's life has suddenly gotten very complicated. Interested parties, hiding behind their attorney, are relentlessly trying to buy her property; her mother, recently separated from her husband, a renowned 23

April 13, 2015 3:43 AM Fine-Art Sales Often Come With Strings Attached

Galleries are increasingly telling buyers who they can and can’t resell to If you have your eye on a piece of fine art, don’t be surprised if you have to do more than just write a check to purchase it: The gallery offering the piece may also want you to agree in writing not to resell the work at auction—or even to another collector—without getting their 125 3

April 13, 2015 3:42 AM In This Digital Age, Book Collecting Is Still Going Strong

Dealers say demand for rare and collectible books has stayed stable despite disruption from digital media Digital disruption notwithstanding, book collecting appears to be alive and well, sustained in part by the very same people who are driving adoption of smartphones, tablets, e-readers and the like. Take JT Bachman, a 28-year-old architect with Rockwell 126 3

April 12, 2015 10:10 AM Wythe children to join Relay for Life walk

Gardner's Family Pawn Shop began serving the Wytheville community in the fall of 2011. We are the youngest of four stores in the Gardner family with our other locations in Pulaski, Hillsville, and Galax. We have recently added an auction house in Pulaski a few doors down from our store. In addition to loans, we also buy items and trade as well. We take many different 10

April 11, 2015 11:24 PM How you can buy your Apple Watch

If you haven't gotten in your preorder for an Apple Watch yet, you might have to wait a while for your trendy tech toy — or be willing to out-bid other Watch-wishers in an online auction. Preorders for the Apple Watch opened on the Apple Online Store and the Apple Store app at 3:01 a.m. ET on April 10. While delivery starts on April 24, some customers 10

April 11, 2015 8:02 PM Sprint Opens 1,435 RadioShack Stores, Co-Branding to Follow Soon

There was a time when RadioShack was the tech retailer to be reckoned with, but with the company having since filed for bankruptcy in February, it had agreed to sell a good percentage of its stores to mobile carrier Sprint. Not long after Standard General had won 1,740 RadioShack stores at a bankruptcy auction, Sprint announced yesterday that it will be opening 83

April 11, 2015 3:51 PM Ethan Allen Arrest Warrant to Be Auctioned

A 1774 arrest warrant for Vermont Revolutionary War Hero Ethan Allen and other leaders of the Green Mountain Boys is going on the auction block. Swann Auction Galleries in New York will auction off the partial document — one of its two leaves is missing — on April 14. "It's certainly a watershed document in the history of Vermont," said Rick Stattler 13

April 11, 2015 3:30 PM Vermont Revolutionary War hero's arrest warrant to be auctioned

MONTPELIER, Vt. – A "watershed" document in the history of Vermont is going on the auction block. The 1774 arrest warrant for Vermont Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen and other leaders of the Green Mountain Boys will be auctioned by Swann Auction Galleries in New York on April 14. The partial document, which includes only one of two leaves, was signed 9