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Can Homeless People Move Into Baltimore's Abandoned Houses?

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There are more than 16,000 vacant homes in the city. Are they the solution to the long-standing housing crisis?

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Overall Morale at VA Dips, Along With Faith in Leaders

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Agency employees report a strong sense of mission and enthusiasm for their work despite challenges.

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County Says ‘Third Way’ Transformation Helped It Thrive Despite Great Recession

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Burlington County, New Jersey, streamlined its operations and upgraded IT infrastructure all at a lower cost for its residents.

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The White House's Digital Fixit Man Talks Culture Change in Government

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Government IT efforts can suffer from a host of ailments.

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Feds Use New 3-D Printer to Create Bomb-Sniffing Artificial Dog Noses

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Dog noses have about 50 times as many olfactory receptors as humans.

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Defense Department looking into BYOD possibility for military

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The Defense Department is still focused on mobility and on mobile flexibility.

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Stealing things is easier at revamped GSA headquarters, report says

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A few items that caught our attention Monday: Stealing things is now easier at GSA headquarters: An inspector general said the open floor plans and flowing work spaces at the General Services Administ

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New report: USDA must act to drive down dangerously high poultry pathogen rates

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The U.S.

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The Number of Industries Getting Classified Cyberthreat Tips from DHS Has Doubled Since July

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The banking, chemical, water, information technology and transportation sectors all recently joined.

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Department of Energy contractors refuse to turn over documents in firing of nuclear-waste whistleblower

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Two federal contractors developing a treatment plant for radioactive waste have refused to hand over records related to the firing of a whistleblower who raised safety concerns, according to a go

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Wait, Why Another 'Czar'?

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To fight Ebola, President Obama has appointed the U.S.'s latest ... Russian emperor? Here's a brief history of a strange title.

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Here is an MPA offering that serves Southern California

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Shelly Arsneault tells how the MPA offering at California State Fullerton (CSUF) serves Southern California.

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What Tech Can and Can't Do to Eradicate Ebola

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Over the weekend, a group of technologists met in New York City to discuss the limits and potential uses of data in combatting the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

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Bid Protest Ruling Deals Blow to Background Check Contractor

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GAO partially upholds challenge of USIS deal with the Homeland Security Department.

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Why New Yorkers Can't Find a Taxi When It Rains

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Cabbies might quickly make enough to call it a day. Or they might not think it's worth it to be out at all.

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Booz Allen closes health care deal

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Booz Allen Hamilton has acquired the health care unit of Genova Technologies in a move that bolsters the company's health business.

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For some House incumbents, traditional PACs are super

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Over 90 percent of the money raised by Rep.

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The Trench Warfare Begins

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Democrats' chance to maintain their hold on the Senate now boils down to the ground game.

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Joint Strike Fighter: Tour of the new F-35B’s

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Last week I was lucky enough to tour the new F-35B Training site at Marine Corps Aviation Squadron, Beaufort, South Carolina.

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Agencies Paid Hundreds of Employees to Not Work for at Least One Year

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Agencies use administrative leave largely to pay employees facing disciplinary action, report finds.

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Mobile Devices Will Transform How Government Fieldwork Gets Done

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IPads and iPhones can do more than make field workers more efficient in creating reports and reducing paperwork.

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This Tech Giant Thinks Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem is Overstated

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He cites that demand for talent is so high, that any logical company will go anywhere to get it.

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Is the Chinese Government Hacking Every iPhone in the Country?

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China has an estimated 100 million iPhone users, and all of them could be vulnerable

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Predictive Modeling vs. Lead Hot Spots; California’s DMV Hiring Spree

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Also in our State & Local news roundup: A local chicken scandal has forced the resignation of a mayor and city manager.

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Today in #OpenGov 10/20/2014

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Keep reading for today's look at #OpenGov news, events, and analysis including plenty of IG news, owning big data, and judicial elections. 

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Large Metros Have Generated the Lion's Share of Employment Since the Great Recession

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Are big, successful cities the new normal?

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Open data for open lands

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President Obama’s well-publicized national open data policy (pdf) makes it clear that government dat

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BD success rests on culture, strategy, leadership

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Culture, strategy and leadership are interlinked in every successful BD organization and business development expert Lee Cooper explains to make those three elements work together to drive your compan

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The future of government technology and the role of the IT department

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The changing role of federal IT departments will allow federal agencies to become more efficient and effective, even while facing ongoing budget challenges, says Mel Stockwell, deputy chief cloud stra

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MicroPact wins contract to provide NOAA office with case management system

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MicroPact has won a contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to deploy a case management system for the agency’s National Marine Fisheries Service Office of Law Enforcement.

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Two companies win contracts to provide O&M services

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Two companies have won contracts to provide the Defense Logistics Agency with operations and maintenance services.

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32 U.S. Cities Join Forces for Next Century Cities High-Speed Internet Initiative

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City-to-city collaboration aims to help efforts to develop and deploy next generation broadband.

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Government in the digital age

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How high-tech solutions and open data are improving municipal efficiency and effectiveness

During a recent Emerging Local Government Leaders webinar, Garrett Ja

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Congress Prepares to Offer More Money for Ebola Fight

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As they await a White House request, appropriators are beginning to get their ducks in a row.

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Intelink Sets Up Ebola Website

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Focused on open source reporting

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The FCC Wants to Upgrade Your Phone to 5G

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The agency is looking into the next generation of wireless technology, which could make phones a thousand times faster.

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Iowa prepares for floods

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By creating toolkits and installing high-tech sensors, Iowa is helping local leaders prepare for rising waters.

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Curated

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Facebook Scolds Federal Authorities Over Fake Account

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The social network accused the DEA of threatening "the integrity of our community" by pretending to be a New York woman on the site.

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Navy Will Get Its Microsoft Cloud Email from Dell in $2.1M Deal

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The Navy sees hundreds of millions of dollars in savings over the Next Generation Enterprise Network.

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Sign Up For ThreatBrief: Daily context on cyber threats to enterprise mission needs

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There are threats to your business and mission needs. Tracking them can give you insights that drive your decisions.

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Expert: Federal IT teams are developing innovative solutions (with related video)

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Parham Eftekhari

Parham Eftekhari of the Government Technology Research Alliance discusses ways that federal agencies are sharing best practices to save money a

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Mark Byers: VA, Health Orgs Should Leverage Big Data for Proactive Healthcare

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DSS President and CEO Mark Byers has called on healthcare organizations to facilitate the transformation of the field from reactive to proactive through new strategies and investments in technolo

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Sanjeev Bhagowalia is New Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary, CIO

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Sanjeev Bhagowalia has joined the Treasury Department as deputy assistant secretary and chief information officer, Pacific Business News reported Friday.

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First POST: Front Pagers

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How Facebook's trending topics feed is wrecking political news; debating the FBI's need for an encrypted phone "backdoor"; democratizing crisis data; and much, much more.

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Leon Panetta and Hillary Clinton: It's Complicated

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Reporters have focused on how the former defense secretary's memoir praises her and criticizes the president. The book itself tells a different story.

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Solidifying Sludge

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Kenosha, Wis., Water Utility saves with a new centrifuge

Kenosha, Wis., Water Utility saves with a new centrifuge

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City of Brotherly Love

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Donna Frisby-Greenwood

Immigrants build a better future for Philadelphia

Immigrants build a better future for Philadelp

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Texas Tunnel

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Austin’s wastewater tunnel alleviates sewer stress

Austin’s wastewater tunnel alleviates sewer stress

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NSA's Moonlighting Problem

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A former NSA head has recruited one of his underlings for his lucrative cybersecurity firm—but that underling still works for the agency.

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Robert Griffin Named DHS Sci-Tech Deputy Undersecretary

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Robert Griffin, formerly acting deputy undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate, has assumed that position on a full-time basis as of Oct.

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