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Mingus Mapps is running for Portland city council.

Commissioner Mingus Mapps wants to use some surplus money on Portland Police

Every City Council member is crafting their own ideas for how to spend the money. This week, Commissioner Mingus Mapps put his proposal on the table - one he predicts will be potentially the most contentious ask made during the upcoming budget monitoring process, a period when council members make changes to the budget they approved in the summer.

How one social worker is giving back to his childhood community

Damien Wheeler used to work as a student advocate in Vancouver, Wash. now he's a community resource liaison at Bridgeview Resource Center where he gives families in the Skyline Crest community resources connecting them to housing assistance, education and employment.

Software to build this $50 hand on a 3-D printer are available from the nonprofit Enabling The Future.

Plant Smuggling | 3-D Printing | Clackamas Service Center

A local doctor used a 3-D printer to make a prosthetic hand for a 6 year old. Also, a fire shuts down one of the main homeless service centers near the Springwater trail. And we learn about an undercover investigation into plant trafficking.

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