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The federal government has an app for catching child predators

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The federal campaign against child predators got a little more high-tech last year when U.S.

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200K Federal Contractors Are About to Get a Pay Raise

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Labor Department issues final rules to implement the $10.10 minimum wage for contractors.

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Democrats Hoping for Clinton Magic In Arkansas

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Former President Clinton excites the base in rallies across his home state. Will it be enough to save Mark Pryor?

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Where In The World People Want To Work Abroad

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In many countries, younger people are substantially more likely to want to work abroad.

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Farmers giving livestock more antibiotics despite superbug threat

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The sale of antibiotics for livestock increased 16 percent from 2009 to 2012 in a trend that has troubling implications for resistance in humans, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

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Why Would Obama Try to Make the Election About Himself?

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It's all about that base.

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The Scariest Thing About Ebola: Americans' Lack of Trust in Institutions

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Trust deficit runs deeper than one president—or even the presidency.

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Federal Student Aid: Pioneers Managing Risk

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How the Education Department's loan office turned around a high risk program.

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Virginia Town Uses Unique Approach to Budgeting

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Take a closer look at Christianburg's radically different process to evaluate and prioritize programs and public services.

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Play of the Day: The GOP Has a Strategy to Combat Ebola

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The Colbert Report examines Todd Kincannon's plan to deal with the disease.

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A brief history of quarantines in the United States

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The growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa has raised questions about how the U.S. government should respond to the epidemic.

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Here's How Mitt Romney Could Become a Contender in 2016

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After two failed presidential campaigns, could the third time be the charm?

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Baton Rouge vs. EPA; Nevada Taxi Agency's 'Dysfunction'

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Also in our State & Local roundup: Stories from North Dakota, Massachusetts and Idaho.

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Texas Governor Announces New Action on Infectious Disease Readiness and Response

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Rick Perry: “[I]t's important that we continue to adapt our response to these realities.”

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Stacked Deck

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Democrats have it tough in Senate races this year; the GOP is looking at an even worse scenario in 2016.

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VA Employees Fight for More Pay

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Lawsuit and union seek to boost employee compensation.

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VA chief moves to fire two top officials with ties to scandals

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The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Monday that it moved to fire two key officials, one who served as head of a troubled regional health network and the other a top contracting officer w

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Clocks Make Workers Less Creative

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And less happy, too

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VA One Step Closer to Removing Controversial Procurement Chief

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Watchdog’s ethics takedown of Susan Taylor prompts deputy secretary to name replacement.

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Play of the Day: How ISIS Is Beating President Obama

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Saturday Night Live takes on the president.

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Bobby Jindal Joins the GOP Hawks

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The Louisiana governor calls for higher defense spending as he eyes a Republican presidential bid in 2016.

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Big Tex, Dallas' Larger-Than-Life Mascot, Tries to Stop Ebola

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The State Fair icon adds a note on sanitation to his standard folksy greeting.

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How to Stump the Smartest Man in Obama’s Cabinet

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Energy Secretary and renowned physicist Ernest Moniz has a few gaps in his education.

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The Spiritual Routines of the Mindful Road Warrior

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How to stay grounded when you have to take flight.

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The Supreme Court Just Cleared the Path for Same-Sex Marriage in 5 More States

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By declining to take up appeals, the Court is allowing same-sex marriage to go forward in most of the county.

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Where are the CDC’s quarantine stations, and what do they do?

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Public health officials say Ebola is extremely unlikely to spread in the United States, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on the lookout for international travelers who might be c

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OPM Takes Baby Steps Toward Reducing the Retirement Backlog in Sept.

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Agency isn't likely to clear up the decades-long backlog by the end of 2014.

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What's the Point of a First Lady?

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Fifty years ago, Lady Bird Johnson transformed the role of presidential spouse from hostess to political powerhouse, but the job is due for another reinvention.

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Border Agency Improves Handling of Unaccompanied Minors

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Watchdog finds better medical screening, food service and case processing during unannounced visits.

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Letter to the editor: No end to unfair pay, retirement for federal firefighters

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Hello everyone. What follows below is a letter to the editor discussing federal firefighter pay and retirement.

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White House to America: Calm Down About a Domestic Ebola Outbreak

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Officials say that unlike the affected West African nations, the U.S. is equipped to handle a potential epidemic.

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The 8 Worst Behavioral Archetypes on Executive Teams

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How to keep the absentee, the frog and others from sinking your strategy.

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Cyberattacks on State Databases Escalate

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State governments are facing a daily barrage of cyberattacks from increasingly sophisticated computer hackers.

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How the Postal Service put your change-of-address information at risk

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With breaches of personal data being a top concern for federal agencies, the U.S.

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Brownfield Redevelopment Fuels Brewery’s Expansion and Revitalization in Michigan’s 2nd Largest City

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Grand Rapids' ongoing renaissance has been boosted in part by the city's brownfield redevelopment authority. But beer and art have helped, too.

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Texas Tries Again

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The state that executed a man based on faulty arson evidence revisits another controversial case.

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The FDA Says Farmers Are Giving Animals Too Many Antibiotics

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Overuse of the drugs has increased over the past few years. That's not good for human health.

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Did Budget Cuts Cause the Secret Service Failures?

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Independent review likely will focus on White House safety and agency culture, not money.

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Political rivals Issa and Cummings urge immediate review of Secret Service

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It’s not every day that Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) work together or even get along.

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​Designing a Test Worth Teaching To

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Performance targets aren’t always perfect, but they’re necessary.

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Drought Is Making California Shrink in Mass

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There are "potentially dire consequences for the economic and food security of the United States."

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Judge: IRS watchdog not exempt from disclosure law in White House case

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A federal court this week said the Internal Revenue Service’s inspector general is not exempt from disclosure rules as it investigates whether the White House received unauthorized access t

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NASA Explains How Climate Change Is Like the Flu

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Like some of us mere mortals, Earth has a “fever.”

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The Federal Jobs Picture Isn't Nearly as Rosy as the Overall Jobs Picture

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Uncle Sam’s workforce remained more or less flat in September.

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Does Testosterone Make People Greedy?

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A new study ties the infamous hormone to antisocial behavior.

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If Ebola Spreads, How Close Are You to a CDC Quarantine Station?

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The agency has 20 facilities to help stop outbreaks of deadly contagious diseases in the United States.

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Patient Treated for Ebola-Like Symptoms in Washington

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The patient recently traveled from Nigeria.

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Play of the Day: A Texas Secession Could Solve Our Ebola Problem

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Stephen Colbert looks at the first case of the disease in the U.S.

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3 Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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Boosting morale is about more than financial incentives.

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Ebola Scare, Secret Service Enter Campaign Politics

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It's either tactically smart or desperately silly, but a North Carolina Republican is trying to use the week's biggest news items to attack President Obama.

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