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Vote! Apps for America 2 Contest Finalists

The Sunlight Foundation has announced three finalists for their Apps for America 2 Contest. Sign up for a free account and Vote for the winner!

The finalists include:

GovPulse.usis a “Federal Register browser” allowing you to browse the by agency, category or date. The visualizations are pretty cool too.

ThisWeKnow.org allows you to explore government data about your community. I did a search for my city, and it gave me a summary, but I also can look at how many people in my county were diagnosed with Cancer. Dang!

DataMasher lets you mashup two different data sources and you can share/comment on others. Sunlight Foundation really likes this mashup: High School Graduation vs Guns in Household.

Thank goodness for data.gov and the opening up of more government data so we can make cool applications like these!

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