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Fifty Years Ago Today, January 20, 1966

Legislators OK Plan on Merger

A proposal that the state constitution be amended to permit consolidation of the Columbus and Muscogee County Commissions has won approval from the county's delegation to the House of Representatives.

Hospital Rates

Room rates at The Medical Center will go up $1 per day and may be increased another $1 per day later this year to finance a raise for paramedical personnel.

War Cost

Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara urged Congress today to approve $12.76 billion as an additional installment on the cost of the war in Viet Nam.