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Fact-Checking in an Era of Fake News

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Fake news has everyone from professors to journalists to national foundations taking up arms to combat this phenomenon of presenting false and often sensationalist information as fact online.

Federal Conference & Travel Restrictions

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Tune in to FedTalk this week for a discussion on federal conference and travel restrictions, including what listeners can do to make their opinions heard.

Host Jason Briefel of Shaw Bransford & Roth, P.C. will be joined in-studio by Ryan Davison, Advocacy Manager at the American Chemistry Society (ACS), Jimmy Thomas, Legislative Policy Director at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and Mary Kate Cunningham, Senior Manager of Public Policy at ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership to discuss how the restrictions affect government, the industry, and stakeholders. 

FEDtalk: What Benefits Will You Need in Retirement?

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Take control of your long term care benefits this Open Season. Learn about their “virtual benefits fair,” why it’s never too early to sign up for long term care, and what packages Long Term Care Partners provides.

GPRA Modernization Act and Organizational Performance

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Tune in this week to learn how the performance appraisal process is used to evaluate individual job performance connected to overall agency performance, and if it's actually working.

Legislative Proposals on Whistleblowers and Inspectors General

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Whistleblowers and Inspectors General are a popular lot on Capitol Hill, since they identify issues large and small at agencies. As like any human being, sometimes the two make mistakes – and those mistakes can have huge implications for employees, agencies, and government policy.

Re-Discover the DC Area's National Parks

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Tune in to FEDtalk this week to discover the many offerings of the region’s national parks from the park representatives themselves. Summer is wrapping up, but there's still time for a day trip to Harpers Ferry, an afternoon in the sun at Anacostia Park, or a visit to one of Rock Creek Park’s numerous events.

Reporter Roundtable Discusses Hot Workforce Topics

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Who better to provide insight into big issues facing the workforce other than those covering it? Tune in this week to FEDtalk for a roundtable discussion with reporters covering the federal beat.

Supplemental Insurance Benefit Options For Feds

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We are on the eve of Open Season for all federal employees, so it’s also time to explore supplemental insurance benefit options for Federal Employees.

This Week on FEDtalk: Carefully Planning Retirement & Health Costs

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It’s never too early to research and plan your retirement–including the possibility of a need for long term care. This week, we're giving you the insider tips on retiring like a pro, plus why you should consider adding long term care to your benefits package.

This Week on FEDtalk: How ICE Trains HEROs to Rescue Exploited Children

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Many are surprised to discover the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has a sizeable branch devoted to investigating online child exploitation crimes. Not only does this unit exist, but ICE also trains military veterans for elite analyst careers in this field via its Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) program.

This Week on FEDtalk: Improving Design Standards Across Government

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With the introduction of the U.S. Web Design Standards and similar initiatives, federal agencies are putting a greater emphasis than ever on creating the best digital versions of themselves. Yet the designers responsible for creating these experiences have felt like individual islands with little connection to counterparts at other agencies.

This Week on FEDtalk: Long Term Care Rate Increase, WAEPA Life Options

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Tune in to FEDtalk this week to hear from Joan Melanson of Federal Long Term Care Partners on the recent rate increase. In the second half of the show, we will talk with Shane Canfield of WAEPA about options for the federal life insurance open season.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Plan Your Summer in the National Parks

Just in time to plan your summer trip, tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn about all the great sights waiting to be explored inside our National Parks.

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FLEOA Foundation 2016 Custom Corvette Z06 Raffle

The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) Foundation and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) teamed up to raffle a 2016 Custom Built Wide Body Chevrolet Corvette Zo6.

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