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Remember: 83,000 American Veterans Are Still Missing

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Many of the soldiers "known only unto God" can actually be identified.

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The Purpose of the FedView Survey Is More Than Satisfaction

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Agencies should be linking employee engagement to the mission.

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Play of the Day: America's Unclear Triumph In The War On ISIS

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Did the U.S. finally kill al-Baghdadi?

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Is There a Better Way to Observe Veterans Day?

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Other countries offer models for truly nationwide tributes to military service and sacrifice.

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First woman to lead American Legion says military should ‘stop sweeping’ sexual assaults ‘under the rug’

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When a homeless female veteran came to the first American Legion’s Veterans Benefits center  last month in Los Angeles with documents that said she had suffered a sexual trauma in the military, she

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Pentagon Told to Improve Management of Cost-Plus Contracts

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FAR rules not followed on 411 projects valued at $31.7 billion.

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Patent officials to face questions on telework fraud at House hearing

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Two key government oversight committees in the House of Representatives announced Monday that they have scheduled a joint hearing next week on allegations of telework abuses at the U.S.

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3 Pennsylvania Cities Sue the State Over Gun Law; Small Mississippi Town Embraces Gigabit Connectivity in a Big Way

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Also in our State & Local news roundup: San Jose urban planning effort gets a $1.7 million grant.

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The CIA Finally Sets the Record Straight on the True Story Behind Argo

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Since joining the service in June, CIA has used its Twitter account to recount unclassified operations throughout history.

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From ‘Very Outdated’ to Open Source: How This California County Transformed Its Content Management

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Using Open Public 1.0, San Mateo County has unified the management of its online footprint.

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How to Relax Like a Baby

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You don't have to be the parent of little ones to use this technique for winding down.

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HHS Lowers Expectations for Obamacare Enrollment

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The administration expects to cover fewer people next year than outside analysts predicted.

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VA chief unveils restructuring plan for troubled agency

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald announced a restructuring plan for his department on Monday, outlining changes aimed at making the agency easier to navigate and more responsive to the c

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Sen. Johnson Speaks on Aligning Federal-Private Sector Pay, Keeping Hearings Polite

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Likely Homeland Security panel priorities also include securing border, cyber safety, regulatory rollback.

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VA Secretary Touts Largest Reorganization in Department's History

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The "MyVA" approach aims to bring a focus on customer service to an entrenched bureaucracy.

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Here's One Way Obama Could Protect EPA Regulations From the GOP Senate

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The Keystone XL pipeline could be a good bargaining chip.

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Stung at Home, Obama Embarks on His Longest Foreign Trip

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The president will spend 10 days in Asia, where leaders know all about his domestic political weakness.

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Sen. Chris Murphy Wants to Confirm Loretta Lynch Before January

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Republicans would like to wait on the attorney general nominee until next year.

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Ready or Not: State and Local Governments Prep for Winter Conditions

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As snow sweeps into Minnesota, watch how Charlotte, N.C., is preparing if it’s hit by snow and ice.

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A Portrait of Two Presidents, Reconciling Their Political Struggles

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On Sunday, Bob Schieffer got Barack Obama and George W. Bush to wax philosophical about the value of their time in the White House.

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VA secretary: Happy Veterans Day, ‘massive restructuring of VA underway.’

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On the eve of Veterans Day, new Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert McDonald said that “the largest restructuring in the department’s history is under way” and that at least 35 peopl

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As Lame-Duck Session Begins, Congress to Focus on Keeping Government Open

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Other priorities include funding to fight Ebola, and authorization of military force in the Middle East.

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China suspected of breaching U.S. Postal Service computer networks

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Chinese government hackers are suspected of breaching the computer networks of the United States Postal Service, compromising the data of more than 800,000 employees.

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How I Lead: Preparing Employees for the Next Level

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A conversation with Chief Administrative Law Judge McArthur Allen.

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When Liberal Causes Don't Stand a Chance in Washington, Activists Go Local

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Gridlock in Washington and a Republican Congress are making liberals look to states and cities—where things are actually getting done.

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Views of likely Senate committee chairman sure to rile federal workforce

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Ask Sen. Ron Johnson about federal employee priorities and the first thing he talks about is his concern that the government’s deficit spending will reach $127 trillion over 30 years.

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Hawaii Officials Test Building Road Atop Active Lava Flow

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Can a river of molten rock slowly dividing a community be safely bridged?

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Play of the Day: The Evils of State Lotteries

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Last Week Tonight looks at the lucrative business.

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Federal-worker benefits season is now open. Here’s what you need to know.

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The annual federal employee benefits open season begins Monday, in which employees and retirees can change their insurance coverage and employees can set up flexible spending accounts for 2015.

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How Detroit Found $816 Million to Save the City; Florida’s Harmful Smelly Snail Invaders

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Also in our State & Local weekend news roundup: L.A.’s big subway extension starts; Dallas is officially Ebola free.

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VA chief considering disciplinary action for up to 1,000 employees

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is considering disciplinary action for up to 1,000 employees at the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, he told CBS’s “60 Minutes” in

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Transforming Acquisition for the Future

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A guide for federal buyers in the Collaboration Age.

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Contractors Should Expect Good Things from a GOP Congress

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A new leader could repair ‘damage’ done by current House oversight chairman Darrell Issa, analyst says.

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Federal-worker health plan to cover sex changes and transgender care next year

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Federal workers will be eligible for sex-change operations next year through some of the government’s employee health-insurance plans.

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Lawmakers Aim to Fire More Federal Employees in 2015

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Republican bills would target tax scofflaws, expand the definition of fireable offenses.

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Obama to Send More Troops to Iraq in Fight Against Islamic State

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The administration is expected to ask for more war funding to help battle the terrorist group.

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Homeland Security Fusion Center Grant Money Not Always Tracked, GAO Finds

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Multi-agency participation in spending complicates results reporting.

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A Second Round for Obamacare at the Supreme Court

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The justices decided to take up a case challenging the legitimacy of federal insurance subsidies in the law.

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Phased Retirement Watch: Will Your Agency Offer It?

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We’re tracking agencies that have weighed in on phased retirement, and will update our list whenever we have news.

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Why a Google Fiber Deal Fell Apart in Kansas

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Documents detail discussions that led the company to scuttle its expansion in a fast-growing Kansas City suburb.

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Investigators: Nepotism was rampant with U.S. immigration court’s interns

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Federal investigators found rampant nepotism in recent years within the agency that oversees U.S.

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Quit Your Job

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The surprising benefits of taking your 20s to use the labor market as a laboratory, rather than commit to the first company that happens to hire you

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Put Down the Traps and Guns—Coyotes Will Outsmart Them Every Time

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A growing number of coyotes are pressuring cities to act aggressively, but hunting them can actually encourage larger populations.

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Obama Will Reportedly Nominate Loretta Lynch to Replace Eric Holder as Attorney General

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Lynch is the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.

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A Little Ship Just Saved the International Space Station

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Meet the Georges Lemaître, which helped the orbiting laboratory—currently home to six humans—to avoid a potentially disastrous collision with space junk.

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Boehner Warns Obama Not to Go It Alone on Immigration Reform

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"He's going to burn himself," speaker warns.

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Is Ebola Funding One Thing the White House and Congress Can Agree On?

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With a new $6 billion request to Congress, the administration sure hopes so.

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Play of the Day: Republicans' New Science On Climate Change

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Stephen Colbert looks at Sen. James Inhofe's book on the matter.

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Pesticide levels on food unknown due to poor government testing

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The U.S.

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VA Secretary Says He’s Moving as Fast as Possible to Remove Bad Apples

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Bob McDonald responds to criticism that the department has been too slow to sack top leaders involved in falsifying patient care documents and other controversies.

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