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Underutilized Facilities:DOD and GSA Information Sharing May Enhance Opportunities to Use Space at Military Installations

June 18, 2015 – U.S. Government Accountability Office

DOD faces both limitations and benefits from moving non-DOD agencies onto installations.

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Vegas city council to choose top redevelopment projects

June 17, 2015 – Las Vegas Review-Journal, By James Dehaven

The plans are drawn, and the checks have been cut.

The only question left for Las Vegans is if they’ll soon see the Cashman Center complex converted into a drone testing dome, a sprawling campus for green-tech entrepreneurs or a Hispanic cultural center. Or maybe watch a swath of the Arts District repurposed as a “downtown Central Park.”

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A Survey Finds Montana a Hotbed of Entrepreneurship

June 17, 2015 – The New York Times, By Stacy Cowley

Silicon Valley gets all the glory, but the real hotbed of American entrepreneurship appears to be a few hundred miles to the northeast: Montana.

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Mission, politics to chart future of Valley air base

June 17, 2015 – The Vindicator

There are two factors that will come into play as the future of the 62-year-old Air Force Reserve base in Vienna Township is forged: mission and politics.

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Task force’s work starting to ‘pay off’

June 15, 2015 – LimaOhio.com, By Danae King

LIMA — Task Force L.I.M.A. is pursuing several different angles to keep the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center viable in the future.

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NSA Crane Joint Land Use Study Completes Milestone

June 14, 2015 – WBIW.com (1340 AM)

(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) in partnership with the Indiana Office of Defense Development (IODD), Radius Indiana and Matrix Design Group completed a Tiger Team Visit for the Naval Support Activity (NSA) Crane Joint Land Use Study (JLUS).

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Navy on track to meet renewable energy goal by year’s end

June 10, 2015 – Federal News Radio (1500AM), By Michael O’Connell

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus told an audience of federal managers Wednesday that the Navy would achieve President Barack Obama's goal of producing 1 gigawatt of renewable energy by year’s end. That’s five years ahead of schedule.

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U.S. Economic Development Administration Invests $960,000 to Support Workforce Development in South Texas

June 9, 2015 – U.S. Economic Development Administration

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced a $960,000 grant to the City of Hondo, Texas to create a workforce development center. According to grantee estimates, the project will create more than 100 jobs over the next 5 years and a robust pipeline of trained workers in growing fields.

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Cities Trying to Process Data the Way Utilities Do

June 10, 2015 – Governing, By Jason Shueh

To take advantage of the next chapter in open data and data-driven strategy, numerous localities unveiled plans on June 9 to test out a new kind of data platform — one that leverages both open and internal data similar to a utility service.

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Panel exploring Army restructuring hears comments in Fayetteville today

June 10, 2015 – The Fayetteville Observer, By Drew Brooks

North Carolina is likely to play a big role in helping to decide what the future size and make-up of the U.S. Army will be.

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