Federal Computer Week

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WHAT’S HAPPENING ON FCW.COM
Today’s top news stories House panel backs larger DHS acquisition workforce; Treasury needs to hone use of EVM; VA financials strategy needs more thought; and more…
Check out FCW’s Sept. 22 print edition Buzz of the Week: Security on the mind; Acqusition team needs more than contracting officers; Editorial: What to do with a chief management officer; and more…
On the FCW Insider blog: Familiar names from the past show up at the ...

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Teacher Education Update

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AACTE Weekly News Briefs September 23, 2008___________
. . . delivered to your inbox so you can enjoy up-to-date news on Colleges of Education, Teaching and the Classroom, Campaigns, Legislation and NCLB, STEM Teacher Issues, International Teacher Issues, Grants, and Upcoming Events. Please click on linked headlines for full story.

AACTE ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEBINAR
From the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
On September 29, 1:30-3:00 EST AACTE will offer a free webinar to AACTE members on ...

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Senator Conrad’s Student Competition at MarketPlace

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We are pleased to announce that the 2009 Official Rules, Requirements and Judging Criteria for the BOSS Business Plan Competition are now available and online!
The BOSS Business Plan Competition is open to anyone age 25 and under with the desire to locate/start a business in North Dakota. Up to $8,000 will be awarded to the winning teams!
Please encourage high school and college students to participate!
To view the Criteria, go to www.MarketplaceForEntrepreneurs.org and click ...

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Medicare Update

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Register Today! Be part of a groundbreaking opportunity. CMS, along with State representatives and industry partners from health and technology, are hosting a National E-prescribing Conference on October 6 – 7, 2008 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA.

Our goal in holding this conference is to educate State health program administrators and policymakers, providers and beneficiary constituencies on the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA) e-prescribing program and ...

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The North Dakota Prairie Independent by Don Morrison

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Dear Senator Seymour,

Why do we pay so much at the pump? The front page story in the Prairie Independent by April Fairfield gives information, analysis with a couple graphs as well. Check out the story that is headlined “The Fattest of Cats” on page 1 of the September 2008 issue (v.2, #5).

Don’t let the spin masters of the right lead people astray. Get the facts in the PI on why gas is ...

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California Governor

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Governors
SCHWARZENEGGER FACES RECALL: The cold war between
CALIFORNIA Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) and the state’s politically
powerful prison guards’ union turned hot last week as the union announced
plans to launch a recall campaign against him.
In filing the recall petition last Wednesday, the California Correctional Peace
Officers Association (CCPOA) cited “catastrophic leadership failings and inept
management” that it says have left the state in worse fiscal shape than when
Schwarzengger took office five years ago. Union leaders specifically ...

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The Changing Presidential Race After The Conventions

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The Changing Presidential Race after the Conventions
New Surveys from Democracy Corps
The latest events in the presidential campaign have tightened the race dramatically. In Democracy Corps’ latest surveys of 1,000 likely voters nationally and 1,017 likely voters in the presidential battleground states, the vote margin has shifted 7 points towards John McCain nationally and 9 points in the battleground. This swing puts McCain ahead ...
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Medicare and Medicaid Services……………

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Hello Everyone,
Please enjoy the information contained in this edition of Frontier Focus. Please be sure to share it with your members, colleagues, providers and office billing staff. Thank you for your continued efforts to broadcast Medicare information to the providers in Region VIII.

Table of Contents

1. CMS Caregiver Events

2. CMS Caregivers Initiative Invitation

3. CMS – NFI September 17, 2008 Broadcast Website: Innovative Employer Caregiving Programs

4. ...

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Friday, September 12 — Educator Give-Away

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Date: 11-Sep-2008 14:22:46 -0500
From: “Pete Mackay” Reply-To: To: Subject: [The Teacher List] 250,000 additional wikis for teachers
You may have taken advantage of the educational give-away offered by WikiSpaces last year. They gave away fully featured wikis to educators for use in their classrooms. They just gave away the last of the 100,000 free K-12 Wikispaces wiki and are celebrating and announcing a new commitment to the education community.Starting this week, WikiSpaces is giving away 250,000 more free Plus ...

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Legislative Budget Section Meeting in Bismarck on September 25

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NORTH DAKOTA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
Tentative Agenda
BUDGET SECTION
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Senate Chamber, State Capitol
Bismarck, North Dakota
9:00 a.m. Call to order
Roll call
Consideration of the minutes of the June 18, 2008, meeting
9:05 a.m. Presentation by representatives of the Office of Management and Budget regarding:
• Status of the general fund
• Preliminary 2009-11 revenue forecast
• Report on any tobacco settlement proceeds
• Irregularities in the fiscal ...
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American Assciation of Colleges for Teacher Education

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AACTE Weekly News Briefs September 9, 2008___________
. . . delivered to your inbox so you can enjoy up-to-date news on Colleges of Education, Teaching and the Classroom, Campaigns, Legislation and NCLB, STEM Teacher Issues, International Teacher Issues, Grants, and Upcoming Events. Please click on linked headlines for full story.

AACTE ANNOUNCEMENTS

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
From the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
AACTE Announces New Technical Assistance Program! Accreditation is sometimes considered to be ...

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