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Did sequestration cause the Secret Service’s problems?

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Del.

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How some budget cuts can actually add to deficits

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Wednesday marks one year since the government shut down because of a congressional budgeting impasse caused by disagreements over how to reduce the nation’s deficit.

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Knight Cities Challenge Seeks Innovative Ideas

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Ideas for the first-ever competition must be submitted by November 14.

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Oregon City’s Pre-Emptive Marijuana Action; Civil Rights Fears in Rhode Island

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Also in our State & Local news roundup: Stories from the District of Columbia, San Francisco and Nashville.

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Play of the Day: Why Congress Isn't Passing Any Bills

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The legislative process reminds Jon Stewart of a really terrible dinner date.

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The Secret Service Let an Armed Man into an Elevator With the President

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A security contractor with a gun made it onto an elevator with the president in Atlanta, without permission from the Secret Service.

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A Conversation With Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan

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Detroit’s first white mayor in 40 years talks abandoned housing, streetlights, and gentrification.

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A California Law Will Weed Fraudulent Vendors Out of Farmers Markets

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It's part of a growing conversation about who's selling what.

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How an App Is Helping Young People With Autism Communicate and Grow

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Mississippi is planning to expand its use of ‘TalkingTiles’ to help ALS and Alzheimer’s patients.

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First Case of Ebola Has Been Diagnosed in the United States

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a case in Dallas on Tuesday.

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Some TRICARE Enrollees Won’t Have to Pay Annual Fee Increases

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The Pentagon is making an exception for two groups of Prime beneficiaries.

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FCC Mulls Banning Redskins Name

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A petition claims the use of the team name on TV violates indecency regulations.

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Slouching Towards Not Slouching

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Millions of American office workers experience bad posture and back pain. Can gadgets help remind us to stand up straight?

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Secret Service Head Faces Steep Climb to Regain Trust

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Julia Pierson is at the low ebb of her tenure as the first woman to head the agency.

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How Congress Could Help Agencies Resist Hasty End-of-the-Year Spending

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Agencies move money at five times the normal rate in the final week of the fiscal year, study shows.

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Nebraska’s Big Prison Mess; Feds Frown on New Jersey Sports Betting

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Also in our State & Local news roundup: Stories from Texas, Nevada and Ohio.

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Who Exactly Underestimated ISIS?

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The president's acknowledgement that the U.S. "underestimated" the rise of ISIS raised more questions than it answered.

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House hearing hits Secret Service culture following failures at White House

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Julia A. Pierson might need more than a bulletproof vest to protect her job security as Secret Service director after the shots she took from members of Congress Tuesday.

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Special Counsel to Supreme Court: Don’t Unravel Whistleblower Protections

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Amicus brief defends ex-Homeland Security air marshal.

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Front-Line Morale Problems Are Threatening Homeland Security

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The White House intruder is only the tip of the iceberg.

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Hoboken's Map-Centric Approach to Crowdsource Public Input

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It’s as simple as putting a pin on an interactive map.

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FCC Unanimously Strikes Down NFL Blackout Rule

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Commissioner calls the ruling a "victory for fans."

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The Case For Being Average

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Being average usually gets you ahead of at least of half the people.

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How Mindful Road Warriors Stay Connected

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Travel tips for staying in touch with people (the three-dimensional kind, not faceless pixels).

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The Secret Service Can't Catch a Break (or an Intruder)

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The Iraq War veteran who ran into the White House earlier this month made it much farther than the Secret Service initially admitted, The Washington Post reports.

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Download GovExec State & Local’s 1st E-Book

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Read a selection of stories by Senior Editor Michael Grass about innovation in state and local government.

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Seattle Is One Step Closer to Faster Internet Connectivity

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City Council OK’s legislation that will aid expansion of 1-gigabit-per-second service.

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Here’s What the Secret Service Has to Say for Itself About White House Security

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“It’s clear that our security plan was not properly executed,” its director told Congress on Tuesday.

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Afghanistan Finally Signs Elusive Security Pact With United States

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Agreement will allow for nearly 10,000 American forces to remain in the country.

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How federal work is less deadly than private-sector work, in one chart

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Government jobs can be dangerous, depending on the occupation, but federal employees suffer fewer fatal work injuries than private-sector employees, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Stat

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Play of the Day: How to Start a Non-War

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The British approach is different than the American approach.

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States Take the Lead on Sexual-Assault Reform

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A movement that began on college campuses is emerging on the national stage.

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti: We Will Be the First City to Do Autonomous Vehicles Right

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He says Angelenos "might not own cars" in as soon as a decade.

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Report: IRS letting delinquent taxpayers off the hook too easily

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The Internal Revenue Service did incomplete work on nearly 60 percent of the tax-delinquency cases that it closed without collecting payments in 2012, potentially costing the government billions o

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Is It Real, or Is It a Political Head Fake?

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Although Republicans still appear to have the edge in winning the Senate majority, this fight could still go either way.

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Traffic Roundabouts Present Steep Learning Curves for Some Localities

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Watch some of the how-to videos aimed at helping baffled motorists.

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Eric Holder's Expansive Vision of Civil Rights

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The attorney general has worked to include LGBT rights and other issues under the definition.

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Agencies Lose Ground in Performance Management, GAO Finds

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OPM and Labor are the only ones to improve in GPRA-compliance survey score.

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The Many, Many Ideas to Fix the Broken Security Clearance Process

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Some reforms have been implemented, but almost everyone agrees there is more work to do.

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Ruling on IG Investigations Is a Victory for Good Government

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Court decision preserves the independence agency watchdogs need.

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What Do We Really Know About Building Cross-Agency Networks?

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There’s a lot of literature out there, but no roadmap.

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Everyone Else At Work

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Celebrate your own accomplishments and practice mindfulness about your own strengths.

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Another Doctor Exposed to Ebola Arrives in U.S. for Treatment

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NIH is treating the doctor in Maryland.

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Ted Cruz Banks on Foreign Policy as His 2016 Differentiator

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The junior senator from Texas thinks he has found a policy "sweet spot" to anchor a presidential campaign.

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Play of the Day: The Problem with Drone Strikes

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Last Week Tonight examines American use of unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Obama and Boehner Duke It Out in Dueling Network Interviews

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The Democratic president and the Republican speaker offered their perspectives on ISIS, the 2014 election campaign, and their respective economic records.

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Which State Has the Highest Percentage of Elderly Prison Inmates?

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On average, state prisons have a 15 percent share of elderly inmates.

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California Governor Vetoes Drone Warrant Legislation; Boulder’s Bear-Proofing Move

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Also in our State & Local roundup: Stories from Kentucky, North Carolina and Ohio.

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IRS May be Giving Up Too Easily on Collecting Some Tax Debt

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Procedures not always followed in pursuit of delinquent taxpayers, watchdog finds.

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VA's Phoenix Whistleblowers Win Undisclosed Settlement

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Special counsel obtains relief for three who were retaliated against for reporting corrupt patient scheduling, financial misconduct.

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