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Veterans Affairs begins new focus on network cyber controls

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, does telework help or hurt diversity efforts? And was the Coast-Guard-connected couple in Hawaii in the spying business?

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In this photo provided by U.S. Navy, Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) conducts routine underway operations in the Philippines Sea on June 24, 2022. The U.S. Navy on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, sailed the destroyer close to China-controlled islands in the South China Sea in what Washington said was a patrol aimed at asserting freedom of navigation through the strategic seaway. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Arthur Rosen/U.S. Navy via AP)

A look at Naval weather-tracking activities in the western Pacific Ocean

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Checking in with the scientist at center of NOAA climate research

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AP Photo/Cliff OwenFILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 file photo, National Weather Service Director Louis Uccellini speaks to the National Governors Association Winter Meeting Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, in Washington. Uccellini, who has been the director of the National Weather Service for more than eight years, says he will retire at the end of 2021. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

The man behind the nation’s weather forecasting operations says farewell

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Two agencies launch a joint challenge involving data, climate decision applications

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After 15 years of Best Places to Work, data findings consistently point to engagement needs

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Marine mammal research and discoveries earn federal scientist a Sammies nod

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The technology clock is ticking, as agencies move toward modernization

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Census Bureau training 5 agencies to run ‘do-it-yourself’ data sprints

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NOAA uses AI for more accurate weather forecasts, prompting data storage challenges

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(AP Photo/Jon Elswick)FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. A new government report estimates that government will be paying nearly half the nation’s health care tab within 10 years. That’s even without “Medicare-for-all,” the government-run plan for all Americans that some Democratic presidential contenders are calling for. Driving the increase is traditional Medicare, experiencing a surge in enrollment as aging baby boomers shift out of private coverage. The report comes from nonpartisan experts with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Is Uncle Sam your career coach?

When it comes to getting quality career financial advice from your employer, a lot of people say many government agencies provide the best overall quality…

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A group of people play Spikeball at twilight on the beach, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Ocean Park, Maine. As the summer tourist season reaches its peak Maine's coronavirus positivity rate remains among the lowest in the nation. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

NOAA’s data sharing with windmill developer could yield ocean insight for both parties

For the whys and wherefores of the agreement, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to NOAA’s integrated ocean and coastal mapping coordinator, Ashley Chappell.

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NOAA upgrades Global Forecast System to get more weather data

Weather scientists are constantly tinkering with models to get data from more sources. Now the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has upgraded its Global Forecast System model.

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