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U.S. Government Investigating Chicken Industry

(CNN) - The U.S. government is investigating the chicken industry. It's an effort to intervene in a price-fixing lawsuit brought against the country's biggest poultry producers, including Tyson, Sanderson and Perdue. The case was brought by New York food…

Congressman Sanford Bishop Votes to Reopen Government

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman Designate of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement after the Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a government funding package that would…

Columbus Government Center Closed

Workers were cleaning up a big mess Monday morning at the Government Center in downtown Columbus after a water pipe burst and flooded offices. A City of Columbus statement said the flooding made "the building not useable today". City…

Net Neutrality Ends

(NBC News) With Net Neutrality coming to an end, there are fewer rules governing how internet service providers can operate. However, you might not see any immediate changes today. "Each day that goes…

Columbus Consolidated Government Closed Monday Due to Irma

Given the change in the track of Hurricane Irma, Columbus, Georgia now expects to experience 40 - 60 mph (tropical storm level winds) and 4-5 inches of rain Monday, September 11. As a result, the Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) will…

Trump on tricky legal ground with 'Obamacare' threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's threat to stop billions of dollars in government payments to insurers and force the collapse of "Obamacare" could put the government in a legal bind. Law experts say he'd be handing insurers a solid…

Government Building Survey

New Government and Judicial Building Commission released a survey. The Commission is asking for Columbus residents to complete the survey in order to better understand the needs of the community. The “New Government & Judicial Building Survey” is designed to…

Alabama State Comptroller Dies

Alabama State Comptroller Thomas L. White Jr. has died, according to the Associated Press. The governor's office issued a statement Friday saying the longtime state employee died Thursday after a brief illness. He headed the state office that's responsible for…