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Score Cheap Hotel Rooms By Letting Hotels Fight Over You

Hotels now want to treat you like a storage unit full of crappy furniture — they bid on YOU!

03/27/2014

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165-Year-Old Map Of Texas Auctioned Off In Dallas

A first-edition, 165-year-old map of Texas was auctioned off for a whopping $149,000 Saturday at a Dallas auction.

03/15/2014

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Rare 1849 State Of Texas Map To Be Auctioned In Dallas

An Alabama man found out something he viewed as a toy and played with, as a kid is actually a valuable piece of Texas history. Now he will find out just how valuable the item is, at an offering by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions this Saturday.

CBSDFW.COM–03/10/2014

Accomplished pianist Van Cliburn has special ties to Texas. He was raised in Kilgore and profiled by Time magazine as ‘The Texan Who Conquered Russia’ after he won a Russian piano competition during the Cold War. His Van Cliburn Foundation, which aims to foster and showcase extraordinary musical talent, is based in Fort Worth. (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Montblanc)

Van Cliburn Estate Items To Be Auctioned

Hundreds of items from the estate of pianist Van Cliburn, who died a year ago, are scheduled to go up for auction. It will be the second auction of items from the Cliburn collection.

02/21/2014

A wild male black rhino is pictured. (credit: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Man Wins Controversial Rhino Hunt Auction

The previously anonymous bidder who won the auction for a black rhino hunt in Africa is a North Texas man. It was leaked that Corey Knowlton made the winning bid. The long-time big game hunting expert is now surrounded by full-time security.

CBSDFW.COM–01/15/2014

A wild male black rhino is pictured. (credit: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Rhino Hunting Permit Sparks Protest In Dallas

A group of people protested Saturday against an auction for a permit to hunt an endangered rhino species.

01/11/2014

A wild male black rhino is pictured. (credit: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Convention Draws Critics & Supporters Of Dallas Rhino Hunt Auction

The auction of a black rhino hunt in Africa has led to death threats here in North Texas. The FBI confirms it is investigating threats against members of the Dallas Safari Club, which opened a weekend hunting convention Thursday.

CBS 11–01/09/2014

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Texas Auction Fetches $5K For Christmas Ornament

The ornament features the Texas Star in the middle and was auctioned in celebration of what the State Perseveration Board says is 1 million sold since the first Capitol ornament in 1996.

12/16/2013

A general view of Farrah Fawcett memorabilia at the Smithsonian National Museum Of American History on February 2, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Farrah Fawcett Items Go Up For Auction

Items that once belonged to Farrah Fawcett, including everything from her 1977 People’s Choice Award to her last driver’s license, are set to go up for auction.

12/03/2013

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Disputed JFK Comic Art Withdrawn From Auction

An auction house has withdrawn from sale the original artwork for a 1964 Superman comic book featuring President John F. Kennedy.

11/21/2013

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House Wrongly Demolished After City Auction Purchase

Dallas City Hall has been targeting vacant, boarded up homes. It’s all in effort to clean up south Dallas. Some homes have been demolished, and others sold. But CBS 11 News found one case where the city accidentally did both.

CBSDFW.COM–11/13/2013

Ruins at the abandoned Packard Automotive Plant in Detroit, Michigan.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Texas Doctor Buys Former Packard Plant In Detroit

A Texas woman who placed the winning bid for a sprawling former Detroit car plant says she wants to build modular homes and offices at the site that’s become a symbol of the city’s economic decline.

10/28/2013

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