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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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GAO's Orice Williams Brown -- 'When she speaks, people listen'

The Partnership for Public Service named Orice Williams Brown, the managing director of GAO's Financial Markets and Community Investment, a finalist for a 2013 Service to America Medal.

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Monday - 06/10/2013, 12:25pm EDT
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Tons of cocaine entering U.S. due to sequestration cuts, rear admiral says

Coast Guard Rear Adm. Charles Michel, director of the Joint Interagency Task Force South told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp that cuts from sequestration are limiting the resources available to stop large amounts of cocaine from entering the country.

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Thursday - 06/06/2013, 11:38am EDT
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What can Katherine Archuleta do for feds?

President Barack Obama recently nominated the manager of his re-election campaign to head up the Office of Personnel Management. But who is Katherine Archuleta and what can feds expect from the woman chosen to manage the federal workforce? Archuleta's former boss at the Transportation Department tells Federal News Radio what he thinks she'll bring to the table.

Tags: Katherine Archuleta , Federico Pena , OPM , John Palguta , Ron Sanders , people , Senate , management

Friday - 05/31/2013, 11:09am EDT
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DoD furlough decision driven by readiness concerns

Roughly 680,000 DoD civilians will be forced to take one day off per week without pay between July 8 and the end of the fiscal year as a result of the automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration. Jessica Wright, acting undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, told In Depth with Francis Rose the decision wasn't an easy one.

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Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:04pm EDT
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