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How the U.S. and Canadian militaries ‘track’ Santa’s flights

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Still questioning whether Santa Claus really exists?

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Meet the Start-Up That Wants to Turn Your City Into One Big WiFi Hotspot

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Veniam aims to connect urban vehicles to an "Internet of moving things."

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This Is How Much the U.S. Has Accomplished in Ebola Preparedness in Only Two Months

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The nation may have reached peak preparedness for any possible future domestic cases.

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Congress Could Soon Deliver the Postal Service Its Biggest Blow Yet

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The Senate must act soon to avoid stripping USPS of its decision-making ability.

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Power Grid Failure Leaves Detroit Government Buildings in the Dark. Again.

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The Motor City is in the middle of a multi-year transition to shift control of its municipal grid to the regional power utility.

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Oklahoma Hopes to Avoid ‘Demolition by Neglect’ for Its Capitol

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But there’s a legal challenge on whether a plan to repair the Sooner State’s deteriorating seat of government is constitutional.

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Defense Acquisition Reformers Propose Streamlining Authority, Empowering the Workforce

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Industrial Association weighs in as Armed Services panels change leaders.

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Employers Ignore Almost Everything on Your Application–Except This

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Don't overlook the power of networking.

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A Primer on Pay and Benefits During a Shutdown

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Congress must act soon to keep the government open past Dec. 11.

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What Makes Small-Town Saratoga Springs an Unlikely Tech Hub

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Only San Francisco eclipses this Upstate New York town in one appetizing placemaking category.

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Obama Expected to Name Ashton Carter as Defense Chief

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Carter is the Pentagon's former deputy secretary.

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6 Key Elements of Successful Cross-Agency Collaboration

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Working across agency lines can be frustrating without a strategy.

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Why TSA's PreCheck Screening Program Is a Bad Idea

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Expedited airport screening for some doesn't make the rest of the line move any faster, and chips away at a chance at real security reform.

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Republicans Move Forward With Year-Long Funding Bill … for Most Agencies

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GOP proposal would fund all of the government through September except Homeland Security, which would be on a shorter leash.

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OPM outlines policies for new FEHBP ‘self plus one’ option

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The federal employee health plan will add a self plus one option effective with the 2016 plan year.

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Jeh Johnson defends Obama immigration before House GOP

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House Republicans clashed with the Obama administration over its recent executive actions on immigration Tuesday, with lawmakers blasting the measures as divisive and illegal but a top administration

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Endgame Negotiations Intensify as Defense, Tax Deals Near

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Lawmakers still mulling appropriations strategy as agreements on other issues take shape.

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Will Texas Execute a Mentally Ill Man?

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Scott Panetti's imminent execution highlights deep, systemic flaws in the death penalty.

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Scientist, Curator, Mother of Two

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A new leader at the American Museum of Natural History talks about motherhood, goals, and having fun in your career.

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Play of the Day: The Appropriate Amount of Outrage in Ferguson

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There's just no winning when it comes to satisfactory levels of outrage.

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Watchdog’s View: HHS inspector general talks Healthcare.gov, Ebola, Obamacare

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Daniel Levinson has served as inspector general of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department since 2005, working for two presidents, monitoring two of the largest Medicare expansions in U.S.

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Some States Struggle With Cheap Gas

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Falling gas prices have taken a toll on states that link their gas taxes to the price of fuel, rather than assessing it by the gallon.

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Download GovExec State & Local’s 2nd eBook: ‘Innovation in Action, Volume 2’

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Senior Editor Michael Grass features stories of innovation in places like Arkansas, Houston, New Jersey, North Carolina and Seattle.

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Will Congress Let D.C. Legalize Pot?

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In November, Washington voted to allow marijuana possession, but that doesn't mean district denizens can light up just yet.

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Don’t Blame Immigration If the Government Shuts Down

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The real cause is the same as in 2013: fractures in the Republican coalition.

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Postal Service features ‘augmented reality’ in holiday app. Here’s how it works.

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Dancing penguins, flashing holiday lights and a reminder to order shipping boxes and stamps. Those are the highlights of a new holiday smartphone application that the U.S.

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Watch GovExec State & Local’s Cloud Opportunities and Challenges Webcast

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Massachusetts CIO Bill Oates and Asheville, N.C., Business and Public Technology Manager Scott Barnwell discuss cloud strategies, best practices and case studies.

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Pentagon Blasted for Stalled Tracking of Services Contractors

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POGO builds on watchdog’s report to accuse personnel office of breaching laws.

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Deval Patrick Says He Won't Run for President in 2016

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The governor of Massachusetts added that Hillary Clinton should shed the "inevitability" label: "I just think people read inevitability as entitlement."

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Obama Signs Modernized Federal Records Act

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First update for digital age addresses electronic documents.

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United Nations Torture Report Slams American Judicial System

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“There are numerous areas where there are things that should be changed to be fully compliant,” says the paper.

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Pentagon May Be Forced to Release Aircraft Manufacturer's Contract Data

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Small business advocacy group wins FOIA case.

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How Will Republicans Rebuke Obama on Immigration?

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To register their disapproval of the president's executive decision, conservatives have floated everything from a formal censure to withholding an invitation to deliver the State of the Union address.

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Performance Data: The Next Steps in Moneyball Government

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Momentum is gathering for evidence-based budgeting.

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TSP Sees Across-the-Board Gains for First Time in Five Months

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Every offering in the retirement plan experienced modest growth in November.

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FEHB expert answers insurance questions during online chat

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With one week to go in Open Season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB), Walt Francis, chief author of Checkbook’s annual “Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees

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The Power of Displaying Passion for Your Work

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Turn up the volume, but remember, it's not about you.

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Is the Progressive Left Helping The Supreme Court Destroy Obamacare?

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Dismissing the latest legal challenge as a debate over a typo could backfire.

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St. Louis Police Officers Ask NFL to Punish Players Who Publicly Supported Michael Brown Sunday

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Five Rams came onto the field displaying "hands up, don't shoot" gesture.

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How Broward County Made It Easy Being Green

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Watch how this South Florida government is saving millions of kilowatt hours every year.

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The Happier Workplace

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Office spaces will change as more employees are able to decide when—and where—they are the most productive.

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Predicting Travel Patterns in Future Disasters

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Researchers hope mobility data gleaned from Twitter during Hurricane Sandy can eventually help boost New York City's resilience.

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Spending, Immigration, and Tax Fights Will Dominate Final Days of 113th Congress

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A standoff over how or whether to defund President Obama's executive order lies ahead before lawmakers adjourn.

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USAJobs revamp to consider job seeker’s ‘emotional’ experience, program manager says

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Through its makeover of USAJobs.gov, a federal employment board, the Office of Personnel Management is trying to fix basic a problem that candidates have complained about for years: It’s simply

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How the Architects of the New Sandy Hook Elementary School Addressed the Town’s Past, and Its Future

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How to create a secure school building without it feeling like a fortress.

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Survey: Many State and Local Governments Stuck in ‘Reactive Mode’ for IT Security Threats

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Even with limited budgets and challenges retaining talent, there are ways to move into an ‘active defense posture.’

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County Sheriff’s Office Faces Public Records Request for Every Document It Has

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Transparency advocate says man’s request for 238 years of documents damages ‘the cause of open government.’

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Pennsylvania County Makes Big Payroll Mistake

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‘Human error’ forces local officials to scramble the day after Thanksgiving.

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A New Business Strategy: Treating Employees Well

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While some companies squeeze staff to make more money, a growing number are testing the theory that they can have both profits and happy workers.

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Questions about federal open season?

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Do you have questions about the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) open enrollment season?

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