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5 Tips to Get Your Clubhouse Right

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A clubhouse can be a neighborhood focal point and help attract new residents to the area. However, not all amenity centers are actually created equal.

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Food Waste: From City to Fork

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The final leg of theWestern Cape Government’s 100% Green’s Food Forward Tour took participants around facilities in the Cape Town metropolitan.

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Riverside City Councilmember MacArthur Channels Citrus Background into Enthusiasm for Local Food

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Riverside City, California Councilmember Chris MacArthur not only has a background in citrus farming, but he has channeled his enthusiasm for local agriculture into being a founder of Grow Riverside a

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Seeking To Serve The Department of Defense With Technology? This Is A Must Read

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By ChrisScott

If you are in a company that seeks to serve the Department of Defense (DoD) with technology or services you absolutely need to track the mission needs of the department.

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Peak Millennial or a City for All?

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There is peak oil, peak car and now, peak millennial? According to an article in Business Insider there is becoming such a thing.

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The Life of a Local Forager: Dwight Detter on How Products Get into Whole Foods' Shelves

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Dwight Detter is a food forager. But he’s not spending his days gathering in the forest. He’s sourcing local producers for Whole Foods Market in southern California.

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How Unlikely Neighborhoods Change

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The interesting thing about Dovercourt Village — and specifically Geary Avenue — is that they seem like unlikely places for new investment.

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Is Frank Gehry's Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum A Work of Art?

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When the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis began the process of developing a new home for its art museum in the early nineties, they knew immediately that they wanted something special.

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Safe at Home: South Carolina Rethinks Government Network Security

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Julian Weinberger of NCP engineering discusses the importance of network security in government in this commentary.

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TSA considers improvment to risk assessment capabilities

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The Transportation Security Administration wants better analytics and ssearch to bolster its risk assessment activities.

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The Week on Politwoops: Marijuana, mix-ups and messaging

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A marijuana legalization poster hangs on a lamp post in Washington, D.C.

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The End of Public-Employee Unions?

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The Supreme Court has been asked to take a case that could deal a crippling blow to the labor movement.

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Health and Human Services Messed Up 800,000 Obamacare Tax Forms

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Taxpayers received incorrect information about their subsidies.

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What Really Grinds Federal IT Managers’ Gears? Try the Hiring Process

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The CIO Council has just wrapped up a survey of the IT workforce about its frustrations with the federal hiring process.

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SupplyCore, SAIC win $500M in contracts for logistics support

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The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded two contracts – one to SupplyCore Inc. and another to SAIC – to take care of its Tailored Logistics Support Prime Vendor Program for the southwest region.

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Broadcasting Board’s New CEO: 'I Didn't Come Here to Cut'

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Andrew Lack tells troubled staff he is aiming for growth.

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Top 2015 trends in government contracting

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Take a listen to a recent interview of Editor Nick Wakeman on Mark Amtower's Amtower Off Center radio show where they talk about trends in the market and what to expect in 2015.

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EXCLUSIVE: State Department Trashed 30,000 Log-in Key Fobs After Hack

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The decision to replace tens of thousands of passcodes and two-step authentication credentials "was based on sound cybersecurity best practices,” a State official said.

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How American and British Spies Hacked the World’s Largest SIM-Card-Maker

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Mass surveillance has cast its net even wider than previously thought.

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Moving Beyond the PDF Era: 3 Reasons to Embrace Financial Transparency

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President Barack Obama's 2016 budget request reflected the values of data-driven government.

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The Homeland Security Department Is Starting Shutdown Prep

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More than 85 percent of the department’s employees would have to report to work without pay, based on 2013 plans.

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Intelligence Agency Goes Virtual in Search for Talent

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Wednesday's virtual career fair was just one of the ways NGA uses technology for recruitment.

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Play of the Day: Spot the Similarities in the Bushes

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Jeb may be trying to differentiate himself from his brother, but it not exactly working.

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Many Service Members' Feb. 27 Paychecks Will Be Smaller

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A processing error at the Defense payroll agency affected retirement deductions related to Roth accounts.

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It Takes 8,700 Volunteers to Measure American Snowfall

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Since 1890, the National Weather Service has relied on a network of volunteer observers

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Army looks to boost environmental management system

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The Army wants to improve the efficiency, productivity and costs of its Headquarters Army Environmental System that manages the quality of training lands and facilities.

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Who Would Be Forced to Work During a DHS Shutdown?

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A look at which parts of the department would have the most employees still on the job, based on 2013 plans.

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DOD Wants Physical Separation for Classified Data in the Cloud … For Now

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The Pentagon isn’t ready yet for classified information to be stored off-premise in the cloud.

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Harvard’s Ash Center Honors Innovative State and Local Government Projects

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Attention state and local governments: The 2015 Bright Ideas might spark ways to development and implement smart programs.

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Oregon Homebrewers Get Set to Experiment With 'Sewerage Brewerage'

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Portland's water department will get to show off just how good its super-pure recycled wastewater is.

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'Living Lab' for Transit Innovation Opens in Santa Clara, Calif.

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SAN JOSE, CALIF. -- The room is a narrow cut of office space that could accommodate roughly 10 desks.

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Five Thoughts from the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection

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By Nate Fick

Editor's note: Nate Fick is the CEO of Endgame where we first saw this piece. We asked him to share these thoughts with you here.

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Dietary Panel: Eating Less Meat is Better for the Environment

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New recommendations suggest Americans should cut back on meat if they care about the planet.

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R&K Cyber Solutions approved to use DHS-developed commercial cyber tech

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R&K Cyber Solutions has received the license to use a technology developed and transitioned to commercial use by the Homeland Security Department.

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Google and Hortonworks Team Up: HDP Now Part of Google Cloud

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By Charles Hall

Hortonworks' Hadoop Data Platform (HDP) is now a supported feature on Google Cloud.

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Nexagen Networks to provide engineering support under $15.9M contract

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Nexagen Networks has won a $15.9 million contract to provide engineering support to the Defense and Homeland Security Departments.

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This documentary about the VA’s crisis hotline is among Sunday’s Oscar nominees

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“American Sniper” may be one of the favorites to win best picture at Sunday’s Academy Awards, but it’s not the only Oscar-nominated film to shed light on the emotional impacts

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Engility wins $27.6M contract to support Navy platform integration systems

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Engility has won a $27.6 million contract to provide product and technical support to the Navy.

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Longtime USAID contractor embroiled in scandal fires top managers, others

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International Relief and Development Inc., once one of the largest nonprofit contractors working for the U.S.

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Four short links: 20 February 2015

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$1.6B DISA-VMWare agreement hits bid protest storm

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A number of companies are crying foul over a DISA plan to sign a DOD-wide licensing agreement with VMWare. The protesting companies say the agreement is too broad and will restrict competition.

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Native American Tribes and the Future of Marijuana

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Forget the handful of states that have legalized the drug. There are 566 tribes currently mulling whether to sell pot.

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Utah Mapping Partnership Aims to Build Live Data-Sharing Framework

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A new partnership in Utah is looking to take geospatial understanding to the next level.

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First POST: Sim Pickings

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Using stolen encryption keys, the NSA and GCHQ can intercept and decrypt communications between billions of phones without notifying the service provider, foreign governments or users; get to know

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Union enters postal talks using Danny Glover star power to expand, not cut services

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Contract talks began Thursday between the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and a reenergized union that seeks to broaden the field of play well beyond the negotiating room.

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American City & County's offerings run the gamut, from public safety to sustainability to procurement. Of the following areas of

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Energy management

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Infrastructure

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Berman advocacy group to air ad targeting animal rights movement on Oscar night

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The Oscars are synonymous with glitz, glamour, pleasant banter and a big red carpet. Viewers in Washington, D.C., who tune in to watch the star-studded occasion Feb.

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Big Data Analytics company Qurius now also offers professional services as Deep 6 Analytics

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By Bob Gourley

Editor's note: I have had the opportunity to interact with Wout Brusselaers and Brian Dolan of Qurius and regard them as highly accomplished big data architects with special capabiliti

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Why Good Managers Sometimes Make Bad Crisis Leaders

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Standard problem-solving is better left to day-to-day operations.

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DJ Patil, First US Chief Data Scientist

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By Bob Gourley

Everyone in the big data movement knows of DJ Patil.

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