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Lucky Auction Bidder Makes Classic Find at Self Storage Auction

by Kim Kilpatrick February 7, 2013 10:01 PM
People love to find the diamond in the rough. Being able to say they found the needle in a haystack is a rush. Pirate treasure may be a thing of the past, but there is still treasure to be found. You just have to know where to look—like your local self storage auction. [More]

Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Charges of Storing Toxic Acid in a Storage Unit

by Winnie Hsiu March 27, 2012 2:47 PM
Two years ago, the storage management of Pond Springs Storage in Austin, Texas, had a rental unit where payment was in arrears for six months. Renters behind in their payment aren't anything unusual in this business. However, when they opened the storage unit, they found something very unusual -- almost two dozen 55 gallon drums full of a strange liquid. [More]