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Severe weather updates

...questions about your policy, or if you are experiencing difficulty reaching your company, call Commissioner Hudgens' Consumer Services Hotline at 1-800-656-2298. Phone lines are now open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-14/severe-weather-updates
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children consume too much salt, raising risk of heart disease

...440-milligram decrease per day when kids eat at school, said Kevin Concannon, the undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The USDA is also helping out with the bulk food it makes available to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/centers-disease-control-and-
As holidays near, American Express focuses on small retailers

...consumers, we will have a $10 credit for spending that day at a small business, including retailers, restaurants and consumer services.Q: It was $25 in previous years. Why change it?A: We made the change because we want more consumers to participate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/holidays-near-american-exp
Heavy rains a disaster for agriculture, Haley says

...Agriculture.David Hardy, the chief of the soil testing section of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says that the heavy rains <0x2014> more than 30 inches in some areas <0x2014> also have washed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-19/heavy-rains-disaster-agricult
Charles Edward Spaduzzi (GOLDSBORO, N.C.)

...of Jonestown, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony and Edna Mallon Spaduzzi. Charles retired as President of Consumer Services in 1977 after 32 years of service with Westinghouse. He later served as President of Perfection Schwank in Waynesville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-08-26/charles-edward-spaduzzi-golds
Charles Edward Spaduzzi (GOLDSBORO, N.C.)

...of Jonestown, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony and Edna Mallon Spaduzzi. Charles retired as President of Consumer Services in 1977 after 32 years of service with Westinghouse. He later served as President of Perfection Schwank in Waynesville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-08-27/charles-edward-spaduzzi-golds
Farmers market gearing up near Columbia

...Department says the first phase includes farmers' sheds, an administration building and the department's lab and consumer services facility.The market was supposed to open last spring but suffered construction and financing delays.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2010-08-16/farmers-market-gearing-near-columbi
News
12 pumps bilk public out of gas

...whether the pump favors the station or the consumer in a given transaction, said Carol Fulmer, the director of consumer services for the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. For instance, he said, older pumps tend to favor the consumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/31/met_467761.shtml
Metro
Killer bees remain in Florida -- for now

...ventured farther north. Neither does Terence McElroy, a spokesman for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. "They're not contained or eradicated," he said. According to information on the Florida Agriculture Department's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/17/met_469762.shtml
Metro
Criminal probe into deaths of horses opened in Florida

...perhaps something more sinister, could have been involved, said a spokesman for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Officials at the club playing host to the U.S. Open tournament and several independent veterinarians have said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/22/oth_521309.shtml
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