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NIH's Gottesman at forefront of anti-cancer research

Dr. Michael M. Gottesman has spent four decades researching cancer cells and overseeing the development of anti-cancer drugs at the National Institutes of Health.

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Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 06:36am EDT
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Contractor hiring, morale take sequestration hit

With fewer new federal contracts on the horizon, vendors are trimming staff, changing direction and hedging their bets as sequestration plays out, according to the results of an exclusive Federal News Radio survey. Contractors are also blaming sequestration for low morale in their offices.

Tags: sequestration , Private Side of Sequestration , Evan Lesser , Stephen Fuller , Ward Carroll , Cameron Leuthy , Bob Lohfeld , Mary Beth Romani , Chris Romani , workforce , hiring , furloughs , Budget Control Act , budget , management

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 04:26am EDT

CDC team's quick response saves lives, earns kudos

Dr. Johnathan Todd Weber, the chief of CDC's Prevention and Response Branch, led the team of experts who identified the source of a rare form of meningitis that threatened the lives of thousands.

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Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 07:37pm EDT
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DoE's Silverman helps us breathe a little easier

Josh Silverman, director of the Department of Energy's Office of Sustainability Support, led a team that identified and eliminated 1 million tons of dangerous greenhouse gases that were being emitted from DoE facilities.

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Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 11:46am EDT
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Borucki's career soars from Apollo to the stars

With a career spanning 50 years at NASA, space scientist William Borucki has had a hand in man's exploration of the Moon and distant stars.

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Friday - 06/28/2013, 12:35pm EDT
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Web guru Dorris brings new life to government websites

Martha Dorris played a key role in a slew of Web platforms that are helping citizens to better connect with government services. For that work, she has been named a finalist for the 2013 Service to America Medals.

Tags: Martha Dorris , GSA , Sammies 2013 , Service to America Medals , Partnership for Public Service , people

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 11:41am EDT
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29-year-old NASA engineer going where no one has gone before

The Partnership for Public Service recognized Manan Vyas, 29, for his work in aeronautical research by naming him a Call to Service Medal finalist.

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Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 11:16am EDT
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NOAA meteorologist helps save lives one storm at a time

For his three decades of work in developing severe weather forecasting models, the Partnership for Public Service has named Mark DeMaria a finalist for a Service to America Medal.

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Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 12:00pm EDT
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Government open today with unscheduled leave, telework options

In anticipation of severe weather in the Washington, D.C., region, the Office of Personnel Management has changed the operating of the federal government to open with options for unscheduled leave and telework for some federal employees.

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Thursday - 06/13/2013, 06:00am EDT

GSA IG report blasts FAS managers for altering contracts

A new GSA inspector general report criticizes Federal Acquisition Service managers for altering contracts at the request of contractors and against the wishes of FAS staff and the IG himself.

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Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 12:35pm EDT
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