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FILE - In this March 26, 2021, file photo a member of the Philadelphia Fire Department prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site setup in Philadelphia. Religious objections, once used only sparingly around the country to get exempted from various required vaccines, are becoming a much more widely used loophole against the COVID-19 shot. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Federal contractor forecast: Cloudy with a chance of needles

For contractors and feds alike, the waiting for final COVID rules and protocols is as bad as what the rules might be.

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This image released Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, by the Iranian Army shows a helicopter hovering over the Iranian-made Makran logistics vessel during a naval drill. Iran fired cruise missiles Thursday as part of the drill in the Gulf of Oman, state media reported, amid heightened tensions with the U.S. (Iranian Army via AP)

A contractor learns, if you’re going to price high, price really, really high

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Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation inspector general

Hazards of self-certification and other lessons learned from federal government’s pandemic response

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Sammies-recognized USDA engineer extending lives of dams, preventing major disasters

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When it comes to artificial intelligence, a mind is a terrible thing to waste

In a bid to sure no brainpower is overlooked, the Army has established research partnerships with historically black and minority-serving colleges and…

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Joe Manchin

The federal employee vaccination mandate has launched fresh arguments in Congress

The Senate returns to work today as questions hover over the $3.5 trillion spending bill sought by most Democrats.

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Retired Army Col. Arnold Strong holds a photograph as himself with his military uniform Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Long Beach, Calif. President Joe Biden asked the Pentagon last week to look at adding the COVID-19 vaccine to the military's mandatory shots.

Military has deadliest stretch of COVID-19 in August

In today’s Federal Newscast, nearly a dozen military service members dies of COVID-19 in August.

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