News of Note—FCC, CBRS, AT&T/Time Warner and more

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Here are the stories we're chasing today:

> The city of Portsmouth, Virginia, plans to build its own community broadband network. Smart Cities World article

> An FCC official argued there was nothing improper about the agency's Republican commissioners appearing at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Multichannel News article

> Having rested its case to try to stop the $85.4 billion merger of AT&T and Time Warner Inc., the Justice Department is likely on the ropes and looking for a settlement, legal experts say. FierceCable article

> The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) says it’s disappointed that efforts are continuing to “shove aside” the interests of rural America and turn the “Innovation Band” into a “same ol’ thing” band. FierceWireless article