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Buyers see bargains as TV prices drop

Now may be the time to buy that 50-inch flat-screen TV -- for only $600.

Tags: Best Buy , flat-screen TV , Jay Vandenbree , LG Electronics , Sears , Retail Advertising and Marketing Association , Super Bowl , Darrian D'Olio

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 04:46pm EST

Public floods BP with oil response ideas

USA Today reports the public submitted 123,000 ideas to BP on how to stop the oil flow and clean up the spill.

Tags: Must Reads , Dorobek Insider , oil spill , Thad Allen , transparency , innovation , Gov 2.0 , Gulf Coast

Monday - 11/15/2010, 01:47pm EST

More spam on Twitter, Facebook

Twitter and Facebook users beware: Spam is on the rise. Hackers and spammers are looking for security holes in the social networking sites, USA Today reports.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Dorobek Insider , Twitter , Facebook , cybersecurity , Technology , hackers

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 04:56pm EDT

Independent analysis of federal and private salary data needed

The issues surrounding pay and benefits for federal employees continues to be a controversial one. The Cato Institute weighs in today, saying comparing salaries between the public and private sectors needs to be done by an independent and impartial organization -- and the way the federal pay gap is calculated should be updated.

Tags: pay & benefits , Cato Institute , Bureau of Labor Statistics , Chris Edwards , OPM , Bureau of Labor Management , private sector , wages , John Berry , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 03/16/2010, 08:00pm EDT

OPM Director Berry furious over federal pay editorial

Office of Personnel Director John Berry expressed his frustration and anger about a recent op-ed in The Washington Times. Federal News Radio has been covering the debate over federal employee pay all week.

Tags: pay & benefits , OPM , John Berry , Washington Times , Dorothy Ramienski

Friday - 03/12/2010, 08:00pm EST

Feds, on average, earn more than their private sector counterparts

Recent USA Today article compared data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics during 2008. On average, federal workers earned around $67,691, whereas their private sector counterparts earned $60,046. Federal News Radio talks with the USA Today reporter, the Partnership for Public Service and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey to get analysis behind the numbers themselves.

Tags: pay & benefits , Dennis Cauchon , Partnership for Public Service , Laura Shane , mike causey , pay , pay raises , public sector , private sector , wages

Friday - 03/05/2010, 08:00pm EST

Memorials go online

Tags: Technology , Rick Hampson , Memorials

Friday - 05/22/2009, 03:52pm EDT
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