1. The First Day of School in Portland


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    As students stepped into Benson High for their first day of the school year, Sam was there to greet them. Producing a video like this in a single day is a frenetic experience. The Mayor's team…

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    • Combating Human Trafficking: Portland Progresses from Denial to Best Practices


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      City Council addresses the tragic crisis of human trafficking in Portland. Read more on our blog: http://www.portlandonline.com/mayor/index.cfm?c=52750&a=425776 Featured in this video: Sgt…

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      • Portland's Curbside Collection Year Report


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        One-year report on how Portland's curbside collection service has progressed since introducing food compost and reducing garbage pick up frequency. More information: http://www.portlandcomposts.com Featured…

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        • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in SmartPark


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          Portland installs 11 more electric vehicle charging stations downtown. Read more on our blog: http://www.portlandonline.com/mayor/index.cfm?c=49521&a=423422 Featured in this video: Michael…

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          • Winterhawks League Sanctions and What They Mean for the Veterans Memorial Coliseum


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            Mayor Sam Adams and Portland City Council discuss the effects of recent Winterhawks news on the redevelopment of the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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            • Out of the Mud: New Lower Cost Options for Residential Street Improvements


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              Read up on these new street improvement options: http://bit.ly/Vjvh0Y

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              • The City's Snow & Ice Dry Run


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                The City prepares for the Winter by prepping PBOT's snow and ice equipment. More info at: http://www.portlandonline.com/mayor/index.cfm?c=49521&a=422214

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                • Michael Kurz Reel 2013


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                  All content in this reel shot, edited, and motion graphically designed by Michael Kurz. Many of the projects originally derived from working at the Portland Mayor's Office and contracting with…

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                  • BizConnect: Local Businesses Engaging Youth in a Real-World Workplace


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                    BizConnect recruits local businesses to provide company tours, job shadows, internships, and speaking events for Portland students. It engages students and adds real-world experience to their studies. More…

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                    • Press Conference: Proposed DOJ agreement with the City of Portland


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                      Proposed agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to improve the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) and fast-track healthcare reforms that will increase the availability of community-based mental…

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