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July 22, 2015

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New way of budgeting goes live

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If you had to explain your household budget to someone, chances are you could estimate how much you spend each month on rent, groceries and clothing. If you run a little short one month, you would also have a good idea of where to reduce your spending. Continued

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Library, St. Croix Crossing host middle-school students

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The visiting students were participants in the University of Minnesota’s National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI), which is a free two-week summer day camp for students entering seventh through ninth grades. The camp, organized by the university’s Center for Transportation Studies (CTS), introduces students to a variety of engineering-, science-, transportation- or technology-related career fields through field trips and hands-on activities. Continued

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Donated vacation hours sought for four MnDOT employees

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Wayne (Toby) Tennison, Metro District training department; Farideh Amiri, Research & Library Services; Thomas Brown, District 2 transportation generalist and Gene Matthes, District 6 transportation generalist; are eligible for the state vacation donation program, which allows employees to donate up to 40 hours of vacation per fiscal year for approved recipients who have exhausted their sick and vacation leave due to injury or illness. Continued

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