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By The Numbers

The numbers for June 11, 2013: 222, 222, 222

Katie Long Jun 11, 2013
$31.9 million

The amount Chicago spent on police overtime between January and April. The city has nearly reached its yearly budget of $38 million. (New York Times)


The amount of money mistakenly transferred by a bank worker in Germany. The employee was supposed to transfer 62.40 euros, but fell asleep at his keyboard with his finger on the number 2 key. (AFP)


The proportion of STEM — science, technology, engineering, and math — jobs open to people who don’t have a college degree, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. (Washington Post)


Americans are not worried about government phone tracking. Phone dragnet? 56 percent said they were OK with it. (Ars Technica)


The number of trees in Seattle’s Beacon Food Forest — a place where you can scavenge for fruit and such all you like. Who needs the farmer’s market when you have a tree? (Co.Exist)

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