- Auction for North Dakota drilling rights to be held online Updated: May-01-16 4:48 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A quarterly state auction for oil drilling rights on North Dakota state land will be held online.
- Market coming to downtown area of Yankton this year Updated: May-01-16 12:45 pm
YANKTON, South Dakota - A market is coming to the downtown area of Yankton this year.
- Competition heats up among Des Moines specialty grocers Updated: Apr-30-16 4:03 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Three new specialty food stores have opened in the Des Moines area since last fall, joining an already competitive grocery market and a string of established grocers in Iowa that sell ethnic, gourmet and health-conscious food.
- Can South Dakota tax online sales? State presses to find out Updated: Apr-29-16 6:30 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota wants to collect state sales tax on purchases from Overstock.com and other Internet retailers. The state is pressing for the revenues with a lawsuit against several remote retailers that ultimately seeks to overturn a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
- AP Exclusive: Prince's 'Purple Rain' coat is up for auction Updated: Apr-29-16 3:05 am
CALABASAS, California - A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince's 1984 classic film "Purple Rain" is hitting the auction block.
- Montana county wants to dispose of Cold War commode kits Updated: Apr-28-16 4:14 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - A Montana county plans to dispose of more than three dozen Cold War-era sanitation kits meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for fallout shelters.
- Duke Ellington personal items heading to NYC auction Updated: Apr-28-16 11:27 am
NEW YORK - More than 250 items belonging to pianist, songwriter and bandleader Duke Ellington are headed for auction.
- Lucian Freud portrait could fetch $29 million at Christie's Updated: Apr-28-16 11:19 am
LONDON - Christie's is selling a Lucian Freud painting of his pregnant daughter as part of a sale representing centuries of British portraiture.
- Germany to subsidize electric cars to help own auto industry Updated: Apr-27-16 9:13 am
BERLIN - Germany's auto industry risks being overtaken by foreign competitors unless it receives greater domestic support, the country's economy minister said Wednesday, announcing a 1 billion euro ($1.13 billion) plan to subsidize electric cars that are seen as the technology of the future.
- Social services official pleads guilty to embezzlement Updated: Apr-26-16 5:41 am
CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia - A former Montgomery County Social Services official has pleaded guilty to embezzlement charges.
- Embezzler's vehicles to go up for auction in Kansas City Updated: Apr-25-16 4:29 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A fleet of two dozen expensive cars and motorcycles seized from a Kansas City-area accountant who defrauded more than $4 million from clients is heading for the auction block.
- Unusual Georgia O'Keeffe painting going to auction Updated: Apr-25-16 10:37 am
NEW YORK - A monumental painting by Georgia O'Keeffe that can be viewed horizontally or vertically is coming to auction and it could bring up to $12 million.
- Don Drysdale's 1963 World Series ring sells for $110K Updated: Apr-24-16 3:33 pm
LOS ANGELES - Don Drysdale's 1963 World Series championship ring with the Los Angeles Dodgers sold for $110,111 in an auction of the late Hall of Fame pitcher's memorabilia.
- You ARE the father: Who is Doc Adams, baseball's dad? Updated: Apr-24-16 12:32 pm
LOS ANGELES - Daniel Lucius "Doc" Adams may never be a household name like baseball's imagined inventor Abner Doubleday or basketball's actual inventor James Naismith. But a newly verified set of documents, titled "Laws of Base Ball," sold at auction early Sunday for nearly $3.3 million, go a long way toward lifting him to legendary status.
- Lens used during Apollo mission sells for more than $450,000 Updated: Apr-22-16 1:18 pm
BOSTON - A camera lens used during the Apollo 15 space mission in 1971 has been sold at auction for more than $450,000.
- Clyfford Still painting coming to NYC auction in May Updated: Apr-22-16 12:48 pm
NEW YORK - One of the few remaining Clyfford Still paintings in private hands is coming up for auction in New York City next month.
- Painting looted by Nazis is coming to auction in NYC Updated: Apr-22-16 12:05 pm
NEW YORK - A 17th century Dutch painting looted by the Nazis and recovered by the Monuments Men is going to auction.
- PSA auto producer: fraud squad visit in emissions probe Updated: Apr-22-16 4:49 am
PARIS - French car giant PSA Group, which produces Peugeot and Citroen vehicles, says the fraud squad has paid a visit and seized some material as part of a probe into emissions after the Volkswagen scandal.
- Attempt to gather more sales tax clears Oklahoma Senate Updated: Apr-21-16 11:48 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - An attempt to get more Oklahomans to pay the required sales tax on online purchases has cleared the state Senate.
- Cave City attraction sells at auction for $295,000 Updated: Apr-21-16 4:11 am
CAVE CITY, Kentucky - A south-central Kentucky country music radio station owner has bought a closed recreational park in Cave City.
- Detroit-area doctors, artists collaborate to fund research Updated: Apr-20-16 3:30 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan has forged collaborations between doctors and artists in an effort to fund medical research -- and to stimulate each other's creativity.
- Daily Mail says it has not submitted bid for Yahoo Updated: Apr-20-16 1:32 pm
LONDON - The owner of Britain's Daily Mail newspaper says it has not submitted a bid to purchase the U.S. internet company Yahoo.
- Canapes under the canopy? Paris gentrifies rusty mall Updated: Apr-19-16 5:08 pm
PARIS - Swapping burgers for lobster souffle and rusty welding for a state-of-the-art canopy roof, Paris' mayor this month unveiled a $1 billion revamp of the city's dilapidated main shopping and transport complex, Les Halles.
- Among group's plan: Send history experts to farmers' markets Updated: Apr-18-16 1:31 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - An office devoted to preserving New Hampshire's past is looking to the future.
- Kenzie's Closet: More than a prom dress Updated: Apr-17-16 9:48 am
CINCINNATI - Holding up the straps on the black satin, floor-length formal dress, the teen looks sheepishly at Cindy Muething.