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Lost items are returned to the Medal of Honor recipient’s family

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – An American Legion post got a surprise when a man dropped off the belongings of a Medal of Honor recipient. It all happened when the man found these items in a storage shed which he won at auction. The post now has a mission to reunite assets with the veteran’s family. “They say Superman and Batman are superheroes, no. This gentleman was a superhero.” Inside American Legion Post 110, war stories from all walks of life are shared. But one story is getting a little more…

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Antique vampire kit sparks international bidding war

A vampire killing kit once owned by a British aristocrat sparked an international bidding war before selling for six times its estimated price, according to Hansons Auctioneers. The late 19th century kit, which sold for £13,000 ($15,736.49) on Thursday, belonged to Lord William Malcolm Hailey (1872-1969), a British peer and former administrator of British India, Hansons Auctioneers said in a press release. “Whether out of fear or fascination, it is interesting to know that a member of the highest aristocratic social order, a man with a place in the House…

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Auburn, Indiana Automotive Museums Display Classic Vehicles

AUBURN, Ind. — Detroit wasn’t always the only “Motor City”. During the first half of the 20th century, hundreds of automobile brands were produced in dozens of cities and towns in America’s industrial heartland. Although Auburn, Indiana no longer produces automobiles, the city’s automotive history is, one might say, a veritable Duesy. And the city still celebrates – in large part – its heritage as one of the leading producers of luxury motor vehicles in the 1920s and 1930s. Just a three-hour drive from Columbus in northeast Indiana, Auburn is…

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