More than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
Sixty-six. That's how many days until Cracker Barrel will open for business in Columbus.
If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn't worked out that way.
A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.
Blue Bell Creameries signed agreements with health officials in Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday requiring the company to inform the states whenever there is a positive test result for listeria in its products or ingredients.
A massive new recall from Honda of vehicles with Takata air bags Thursday has brought the total recalls for the potentially deadly devices to more than 33 million.
There is a new business at The Shops at Brickerton in Columbus.
A key question remains for many students who've finally settled on a college destination: How will they or their parents handle health care coverage?
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the state is getting $358,269 from Verizon Wireless and Sprint in a settlement of charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit.
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