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Microsoft Brings Office 365 To The Cloud, And State Employees Refuse Productivity Reward

Ross Reynolds
06/28/2011 at 12:00 p.m.

Microsoft Boots Up Office 365: Microsoft launches a version of their popular Office software that will be in the cloud, rather than on your desktop. All your information would be stored on remote servers, like Google documents.

Supreme Court Hears Education Case: The Supreme Court of Washington state is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on a question that's hung over the state for 30 years: How to pay for public education. Courts have ruled three times that the state is not fulfilling its constitutional mandate to pay for kids to go to school. KUOW's Phyllis Fletcher reports.

State Employees Turn Down Productivity Reward: Several state employees at the Washington State Department of Transportation were rewarded $10,000 each for a money saving de–icing plan, but they turned it down, saying they were just doing their job.



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Sharon Chan reports on Microsoft for The Seattle Times.

Monty Mills is a maintenance and operations branch manager at Washington State Department of Transportation.

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