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Hurricane Irene is seen from space from the International Space Station, as it churns off the east coast of the United States in the Atlantic Ocean, in this file photo.

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Hurricane Irene is seen from space from the International Space Station, as it churns off the east coast of the United States in the Atlantic Ocean, in this file photo.

Weather Report? Sequestered

Count your weather forecasts among the possible victims of automatic federal budget cuts set to begin this week. The cuts would hit two troubled government satellite programs and potentially exacerbate a coverage gap that’s already expected to leave forecasters with...

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The Google Inc. Android logo.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The Google Inc. Android logo.

BlackBerries in Motion: Booz Allen’s Switch, Smarter-Government Next?

Booz Allen Hamilton employs 25,000. They provide consulting services to the federal government, where the BlackBerry rules as the government-issued smart phone. Booz Allen has dropped the Berry. The consulting firm is leaving Research In Motion behind as it decommissions...

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A United States Postal Service truck in New York.

Photograph by Justin Lane/EPA

A United States Postal Service truck in New York.

Washington Daybook: No Deficit of Deficits

While Congress is out and President Obama campaigns in Colorado, government agencies in Washington are hard at work today, doing what they do best: issuing reports on deficits. The U.S. Postal Service today reports what’s expected to be its 11th...

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