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The Capitol Christmas Tree Is Campaigning Harder Than You Are

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Thirty stops in 30 days? No problem for this spruce.

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Avoiding the tragedy of the anticommons

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Technology News and Hot Topics

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Nokia Gives Bullish Outlook as It Swings Back to Profit Without its ailing handset business, Nokia is now a mobile networks firm that competes with Huawei Technologies Co. and Ericsson.

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Climate Change Worries Drive South Florida 51st State Plan

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Money and politics have divided Florida for decades, but the rising sea level has finally prodded the south into action.

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Are You Fit to Lead?

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The connection between transformational leadership and high-intensity interval training.

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Four short links: 23 October 2014

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  1. You Don’t Know JS — a series of [CC-licensed] books [to be published by O'Reilly] diving deep into the core mechanisms
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Can the nation’s oldest veterans groups attract younger veterans?

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The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars are fighting back against perceptions that they are “unwelcoming and out of touch with the needs of post-Sept.

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100 Cities Sign UP for Climate Change Adaptation Program

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The first pan-European initiative to support cities in leading the way on adaptation to climate change saw 100 cities be recognised at the Mayors Adapt Signature Ceremony in Brussels last week attende

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Fighting for 'Mini-Hollands' in Outer London: 5 Things We Can Learn From Walthamstow

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Recently, we've been focusing on the fight to ensure London's "Crossrail for Bikes" get built. But these are not the only important plans currently under consideration.

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In a Volatile Period

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“We are at the volatile beginning period when all the plants are fighting it out.

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Food Waste Facts in the UK [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Did you know that this past Thursday, October 16, was World Food Day? Yeah, I missed it, too.

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Robert Griffin: DHS Reaches Out to Industry for Public Safety Wearable Electronics

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The U.S. Department of Homeland and Security wants to adapt existing wearable technology to help first responders stay connected when they respond to an emergency, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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GSA Awards 85% of Auctions to Small Biz in Fiscal 2014

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The General Services Administration has announced that it awarded more than $19 million to small businesses during the fiscal year 2014 through a reverse auction program.

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GSA to Buy 140MW of Wind Energy from Illinois Wind Farm; Dan Tangherlini Comments

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The General Services Administration has agreed to purchase 140 megawatts of wind energy from the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm in western Illinois.

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The Will to Try New Things

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I’m a big fan of wine. But in particular, I like and I support Ontario wines. And recently I was in Niagara-on-the-Lake for the Stratus Vineyards annual harvest party.

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Uphill Cycling a Breeze Thanks to This City's Bike Escalator

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Do steep hills prevent you from biking? They don’t have to. The city of Trondheim, Norway, has demonstrated an original way to promote cycling: make uphill biking easy.

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NIST Finalizes Guidelines on Federal Cloud Tech Adoption

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a two-volume road map for federal agencies to accelerate migration of their information technology systems to cloud-based infrastructur

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Boulder, Colorado, Has More Toilets Than People

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A new and vital analysis from the real estate company RedFin ranks U.S. cities by toilet availability.

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GOP lawmakers want answers for federal paid leave lasting more than one year

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Two leading Republican members of Congress have asked 17 federal agencies featured in a new report to account for hundreds of employees they have sidelined on paid leave for a year or more.

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Cyber Policy Still Stuck in the ‘90s

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In the nearly 20 years since the first cyber policy discussions, technology has changed tremendously. The debate hasn’t caught up yet.

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WT report puts focus on 2015 purchasing plans

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Our "2015 Trends in Government Purchasing" special report explores the tech priorities and purchase plans of 2015, from cloud to cyber to mobility and beyond.

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Lockheed, Northrop object to Raytheon win

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Raytheon has the inside track on what could be a long-term and lucrative Air Force project, and Lockheed and Northrop aren't happy about it.

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HP Enterprise Services wins $50M extension to continue support of state medicaid system

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HP Enterprise Services has won a $50 million contract with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to continue to support its Medicaid system.

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Hawaii’s Once-Lagging Digital Footprint Is Now Transformed

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The Aloha State’s online redesign essentially had to start from scratch. But that wasn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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Allegheny Science and Technology wins $3.9M contract for management, IT services

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Allegheny Science and Technology has won a $3.9 million contract to support the Energy Department.

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BioCoder strikes again

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The fifth issue of BioCoder is here! We’ve made it into our second year: this revolution is in full swing.

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Want to Work for Google? You Have Only a 0.2 Percent Chance of Getting Hired

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Google gets around 3 million applications a year now.

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Expert: Lean IT staffs drive the need for innovation in government (with related video)

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Accellion's Patrick Conte discusses innovation in government IT products.

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How the Government Spent $103 Billion in Just 2 Months

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And those were just the contracts we know about.

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Need Cattle-Guard Location Data? Utah Has That and Plenty More

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See how the Beehive State’s transportation department is using its open-data portal can to unlock all sorts of information.

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New Orleans Cuts Murder Rate Using Data Analytics

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To recall her grandson, 67-year-old Esther Chess gestured to her left eye.

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Group Hopes to Raise More Than $200K for Grieving Military Families

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Hundreds will run in Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon for non-profit that helps survivors of fallen service members’ cope with loss.

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ICF makes $235M acquisition of marketing firm

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ICF International has made a $235 million acquisition of a digital marketing firm in a move that builds on three other previous acquisitions.

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ScienceLogic taps new COO

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ScienceLogic has named Don Pyle chief operating officer and member of the board.

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DynCorp wins $443.3M maintenance, logistics contract

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DynCorp International has won a $443.3 million contract to provide aircraft maintenance and logistics support to the Naval Air Systems Command’s Chief of Naval Air Training.

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Northrop, CSC win Navy contracts for engineering services

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Northrop Grumman and Computer Sciences Corp. have won contracts with the Navy to provide Service Software Support Activity (SSA) engineering services.

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Transit agencies look to efficient asset management to meet mandates (with related video)

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Accenture offers asset management solutions to transit agencies.

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In its lesser-known role, immigration agency returns stolen artifacts

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is usually associated with its often-controversial enforcement of immigration laws.

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So, How Do I Get Onto the VA eBenefits Site?

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The system seems designed to frustrate Vietnam vets.

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Lifesize Foosball Game, Swedish Massages for Rabbits Make Coburn's Final 'Wastebook'

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Retiring senator frames alleged wasteful spending against the backdrop of increasing “chaos, confusion and uncertainty.”

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Inspector slams Secret Service for diverting agents to staffer in dispute

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The Secret Service showed a “serious lapse in judgement” by pulling agents from a White House detail to protect an agency staffer who was involved in a dispute with a neighbor, accordi

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Health Care Scam, Scholarships, Flu Shots and More

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A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.

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VA: Hackers Never Siphoned Data Out of its Systems

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Veterans Affairs experiences 55,000 malware attacks a day, agency official says.

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Funding Hikes to Combat Health Care Fraud Could Pay Off, CBO Says

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Study examines budget impact of Justice and HHS efforts to reduce improper payments.

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City Feeds Restaurant Inspections to Yelp; Michigan’s New ‘Anti-Tesla’ Law

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Also in our State & Local roundup: A Maryland county wants to block transit connections to its neighbors and San Antonio airport travelers get new library service ...

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IRS Chief: Congressional Overseers May Have Gotten ‘A Little Carried Away’

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Koskinen tells trade publisher his agency made mistakes, but defends post-scandal reforms.

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How to Write a Business Letter: Advice From the 18th Century

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You too can sound like a rich, proper, old English gentleman with guidance from their charming correspondence manuals.

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