MorningScoop: That Reorg, HUDdle Turns One and NASA Goes HD


After a weekend filled with playoff football and the Golden Globe Awards, we are beginning to appreciate the history of President Obama’s Friday announcement to reorganize the government by folding six commerce-related agencies into one. Considering the last time the government tried something like this was 28 years ago, if Congress approves the president’s proposal, it is something that will be written about in 8th grade civics textbooks for generations to come. We get the feeling this is the first of many to come …

HUD’s blog, The HUDdle, celebrated its first birthday


NASA Television’s Public and Media channels will transmit now in HD

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National Hurricane Center director to retire …

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David Stegon loves the wrap-it-up music at the Golden Globes. The MorningScoop posts each morning at 6 a.m. with news from around the federal government. Submit news items to David at Follow him on Twitter (@davidstegon) and check back to for regular updates throughout the day.

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