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New Look, New Treasures -- the Next Generation of Antiques Roadshow
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - December 04, 2015) - What items do you think will be considered antiques and collectibles in 20 years time? Assuming that question was pondered the first day of filming ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in 1996, the upcoming all-new season will reveal the accuracy of those guesses!

Utah Mountaineer With Double Knee Replacements Leaves for Nepal to Attempt a Climb to the Summit of Mount Everest
Greg Paul, a veteran adventurer and climber, will attempt to reach the top of the world in May after undergoing his second total knee replacement. SmartStop® Self Storage and Ortho Development® Corporation are helping Paul, who had knee replacements in 2008 and 2012, finance preparatory climbs, air travel, the expedition itself and other expenses.

New Zealand's Mt Cook ridge to be re-named as 'Hillary Ridge'
The south ridge of New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/ Mount Cook, will be renamed 'Hillary Ridge' in a tribute to the country's iconic mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary.

Sir Edmund Hillary's widow asked to return Rolex watch put up for auction
The New Zealand Government has asked the widow of Sir Edmund Hillary to return one of her late husband's watches she has put up for an auction - because of its historical importance.

Sir Edmund Hillary's Rolex watch up for grabs
Sir Edmund Hillary's family is selling a Rolex watch, presented to the explorer after his successful ascent of Mount Everest in 1953.

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