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Why Virginia Lawmakers Like the State’s Liquor Monopoly

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Hint: It has something to do with money. But changes could be on the way.

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Common Sense Urban Tools to Change Cities, Via Curitiba

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Acupuncture is a method to stimulate specific points of the body to regulate a specific pathology and benefit the broader system.

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In Defence of Fair-Weather Cyclists: How Do You Keep a City Cycling, Even in the Worst of Winter?

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One of the most persistent criticisms I hear leveled against investing in cycling is that the very moment that the weather becomes inclement, a lot of people will people stop riding their bikes, there

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The Future of the Newlands Pool: What is the Real Question?

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The debate around the future of the Newlands Swimming Pool and its precinct has recently enjoyed renewed attention .

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From the Ground Up: Finding Opportunity in the Future of Real Estate Development

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While we tend think of urban development as large projects – converted seaports, repurposed railroad yards, or acres of bulldozed property – there is a new, large-scale opportunity now emerging th

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Longest Footbridge East of the Mississippi: Century-Old Willimantic Footbridge

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While Willimantic’s Frog Bridge might be eastern Connecticut’s most familiar bridge, there is actually a far more historically notable bridge close by that has provided access to Willimantic’s d

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More People are Speeding on the Golden Gate Bridge: Here's Why

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When the new Golden Gate Bridge barrier opened, it was heralded as a new age of safety, but there were rumblings of problems immediately.

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Super Bowl To Kick Off Food Waste Recycling Efforts In Phoenix

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I’ve always thought that using the world of sports to highlight sustainability made a lot of sense: not only do these businesses stand to benefit greatly from lightening their footprint, but they’

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Top 10 Walking States in America

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Since states are composed of cities, which generally constitute the majority of a states’ population, it is significant that the states with the most walking have cities known for walkability.

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Building 'Links in the Chain' of Food Innovation at California Baptist University

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California Baptist University in Riverside, California is a vital part of Riverside’s local and sustainable food efforts through its Food Innovation Center.

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Lockheed Martin wins $46.5M contract to support Army system

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Lockheed Martin has won a $46.5 million contract to help the Army test and field new technologies to counter rocket and mortar threats.

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2015 State of the State Addresses: Is Technology on the Agenda?

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GOP senator proposes barring bonuses for tax-delinquent federal employees

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An inspector general’s report in the spring revealed that the Internal Revenue Service doled out more than $1 million in bonuses to hundreds of tax-delinquent IRS employees. Sen.

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Are cloud providers ready to play politics?

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Acting DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen wants commercial cloud providers to accept "political liability" as a cost of entering the lucrative government cloud market.

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Getting started with data science in the cloud

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Crowdsourced Data Service Saves Michigan Father

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When he speaks of that Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, Dan Hoffman’s memory is a blur. Details come back in hazy pieces.

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Government Business Council: US Military Could Bolster Readiness with Increased Virtual Training

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Government Business Council conducted research that indicates the U.S. military could boost its readiness and reduce costs by more than $1.7 billion over five years with virtual training.

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Introducing the WT Contractor Confidence Index

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We're launching the quarterly WT Contractor Confidence Index to evaluate the mood in the federal market. Look for the survey invite in your inbox soon.

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Should Veterans With PTSD Be Exempt From the Death Penalty?

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The program would focus primarily on cancer research.

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Is Rep. Mark Meadows, new chair of government-ops panel, open to federal workers?

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Mark Meadows is a difficult man to predict.

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Government Privacy Board Tells Obama: Shut Down NSA Mass Spying Now

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The White House has been quiet on surveillance reform since the USA Freedom Act crumbled in the Senate last November.

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3 emerging technologies you can't ignore

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Deltek has tapped three emerging technologies as growth areas in the federal market. Here's what you need to know.

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What Do Developers Think About Managing for Biodiversity in Conservation Developments?

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Recently, a popular concept called conservation development (CD) has gained traction in many planning and design fields.

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US Visitor Surveillance System Brings Some Solace to Families of MH17 Victims

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A database that houses the fingerprints of almost all foreign visitors to catch terrorists recently was used for a different purpose -- bringing closure to bereft families.

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The Week on Politwoops: 111 deletions by Arizona governor Doug Ducey and more

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Bill Targets Federal Employees' Bonuses – Yet Again

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Senator wants to stop rewards for those who damage the integrity of the federal government.

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Obama Budget Would Cut 3,500 Pentagon Civilian Jobs

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Budget analyst says TRICARE reform will be an uphill battle.

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D.C. Laws Aside, You Still Can't Carry a Gun on the Hill

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People who have a concealed-weapon permit from the city should steer clear of the Capitol.

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Booz Allen wins $12.6M contract to support personnel, pay system

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Booz Allen Hamilton has won a $12.6 million contract to provide support services to the Army.

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Grant and project tracking tool keeps tabs on labor and non-labor hours and costs (with related video)

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Kronos has added a grant and project tracking solution to its Workforce Central workforce management suite.

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Professional Licensing Rules Draw Lawsuits in Many States

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A license to braid hair? Critics say some state requirements are burdensome and create barriers to competition and job growth.

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Rocketing into the Future: Can Containers Help Secure the Cloud?

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A combination of rapid application installation and controlled access to the underlying system will provide developers and operations with capabilities they need to fully exploit the cloud.

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Employees Who Love Telework Are Right: It’s More Productive

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Technology has made it much easier.

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Customer Centricity and the Future of Human Services

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Assessing individual needs improves results and cuts costs.

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House Committee Demands Answers from CTO Megan Smith and HHS on HealthCare.gov Data Mining

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The head of the House Space, Science and Technology Committee says he might call U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith to testify about potential HealthCare.gov consumer privacy gaps.

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GD wins $13.3M support contract for satellite communications.

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General Dynamics C4 Systems has won a $13.3 million satellite support contract for the Army’s Mobile Unit Objective System software.

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Acentia names new VP for health IT

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Acentia has named John Dorman as vice president of its defense health solutions group.

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New Leader of Federal IGs Stresses Value of Independence

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Justice Department's Horowitz joined last year's protest of agency "stonewalling."

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Obama's Budget is Being Released On Time. Finally.

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The president has consistently unveiled his budget proposal late, a study shows.

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Chemring North America names new VP of BD, strategy

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Chemring North America has named Steven Cummings vice president of business development and strategy.

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Government Privacy Board to Obama: Shut Down NSA Mass Spying Now

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The White House has been quiet on surveillance reform since the USA Freedom Act crumbled in the Senate last November.

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The Future Cheetah

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By Katie Kennedy

MIT has created a robotic cheetah that has the ability to run and jump like a real animal.

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Who should and should not be talking to your fridge?

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Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts exploring privacy and security issues in

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Senators Push Bill to Limit Number of VA Senior Execs Receiving Bonuses

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The legislation, like its House counterpart, also would require the department's top career officials to switch jobs every five years.

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First POST: Upgrades

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Obama tech veterans heading to Hillary 2016?; renewed calls for Obama to stop collecting Americans' phone metadata; FCC upgrades its definition of broadband service, finally; and much, much more.<

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Smart Guns: How Close Are We Really?

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SEATTLE -- If today’s technological revolution can save lives on American roadways and in hospitals, then maybe new technologies like biometric palm readers can put a

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Yes, President Obama's Budget Is a Big Deal

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White House finally embraces the power of the oft-mocked, "dead on arrival" document.

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Amazon To Finally Announce How Much Revenue Its Cloud Services Bring In

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The cloud service powers both the CIA and Netflix.

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A New Global Swarm of Weather-Sensing Satellites

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Armed with tiny orbiting sensors, a startup plans to build the world's largest database of private weather data.

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Play of the Day: Tom Brady, Inflation and the Fed

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What does the Super Bowl have to do with the Federal Reserve?

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