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Bill Hill has a deal for you. The 67-year-old Las Vegas resident wants to retire, but first needs to sell his business installing water-filtering devices. "It's a great opportunity," he says. "You could triple this business in a few years." Interested? Then log onto eBay. Hill tried a classified ad, but did not get much of a response. So, seeking national exposure, he decided to try the popular Internet auctioneer. The bidding begins at $100,000.

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