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Combined Federal Campaign kicks off

By Lisa Rein
Lisa Rein

Eye Opener

By The Post's Lisa Rein

The 2010 Combined Federal Campaign kicks off this week. The massive fundraising drive for federal workers runs through December. OPM Chief John Berry writes a memorandum to departments and agencies urging federal workers to pledge donations.

• In other news, the U.S. Postal Service began contract talks with its largest union Wednesday seeking big concessions as it continues to lose money.

• Hurricane Earl is bearing down on the East Coast as the National Weather Service restores the storm to a Class 4 hurricane.

• Education Secretary Arne Duncan hits the road in a bus in a victory lap for the Race to the Top initiative.

• NASA launches a competition for federal grants for an estimated 9,000 contractors to create jobs when the shuttle program ends next year.

By Lisa Rein  | September 2, 2010; 7:42 AM ET
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Eye Opener, Public Service  
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