FedWire: Text spammer sued, Army vice chief on Facebook and DOD concussion prevention


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Text spammer faces steep fine in FTC suit.

Army vice chief conducts town hall via Facebook.


NASA makes progress in transportation systems certification.

NSF will award $9 million for photosynthesis projects.

DOD and White House partner for concussion prevention.

Online shopping is up, says Census Bureau.


Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing.

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