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National Pawn donates to DC Virgo's burgeoning band program
Port City Daily
When Bob Moulton was growing up in Durham, N.C., his parents could not afford to buy or lease a trumpet for him to play in his middle school band. Had it not been for his mother finding a slightly dinged-up model at a yard sale, he never would have had the opportunity – an opportunity he believes helped shape the rest of his life.
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Gold, silver rise as support grows on Syria
The Associated Press via ABC News
Gold and silver prices rose as President Barack Obama gained support for a U.S.-led strike on Syria. Crude oil prices also rose as Obama won support from key Republicans in Congress for a strike, which could threaten to disrupt the flow of oil from the Middle East.
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Gold rush: Cops encourage digital filing as precious metal sales surge
The Journal News
The rush to sell off unwanted gold as prices soared to record highs created a massive workload for law enforcement agencies that review trade-ins to spot stolen goods. Now, the push is on to get jewelry stores and pawnshops in Rockland, Putnam and Westchester counties in New York to switch from paper to electronic filing.
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Rick Harrison's 5 reasons to watch 'Pawn Stars UK'
Digital Spy
"Pawn Stars" is approaching phenomenon status in the U.S. Based around the Harrison family's World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, the series blends Antiques Roadshow with American reality TV spice and melodrama.
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Certified polished diamond prices stabilize in August
Rapaport
Certified polished diamond prices stabilized in August while dealers remained cautious amid low-volume trading. Cutting center liquidity is being squeezed by the devaluation of the Indian rupee, high rough prices and cautious bank lending. Diamond manufacturers are holding on to relatively large inventories ahead of the fourth quarter selling season, while retail jewelers are expected to delay their buying.
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Montgomery, Ala., puts moratorium on title pawn, payday loan businesses
AL.com
After more than a month of discussion, Montgomery City Council in Alabama voted members voted 5-3 to halt the licensing of new payday loan businesses, according to local news reports. … The vote authorizes the city to set a moratorium of 90 days on new title loan or payday loan businesses, according to a news story on the WSFA Channel 12 News website.
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Be prepared: The small business owner's guide to hurricane season
Small Business Trends
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts that 2013's Atlantic hurricane season (which runs June through October) will be busier than average, with up to five major hurricanes. As we enter the period that typically sees the most storm activity (mid-August through October), it's crunch time for small-business owners who might be affected by major storm activity – which in recent years has encompassed the entire Gulf and East Coasts.
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How to find the necessary funds for your business
Small Business Trends
What is the toughest challenge for an entrepreneur? Most times, it's finding the appropriate funds to launch the business and then grow it. So, how do you embark on this task?

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Pawn Stars' Rick & Corey Harrison: Big payoff for big guys dreaming big
The Philippine Star
It's a dark night, and darker still on this stretch of the Las Vegas Boulevard in the city of sin. The Gold & Silver Pawn Shop juts out of lot number 713, and remains brightly lit like a mercury lamp. Despite the Nevada chill in February, people — like moths — are inevitably drawn within.

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Hardcore Pawn seems as real as pro-wrestling
Mountain Home News
Instead of being a productive member of society, I spent the day watching "Hardcore Pawn," says columnist Robert J. Taylor. The show is a complete train wreck. It's a lot like "Pawn Stars" but not.
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2 suspected of stealing 19 guns from pawnshop
The Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
Authorities say two people broke into a Denver-area pawnshop and stole 19 guns and sold many of them on the street for about $50 each.
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