07.05.12 The Morning Buzz

 


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RSVP for ELGL Forum with Former Governor Barbara Roberts – Please join us on Thursday, July 12, for an ELGL brown-bag session with former Oregon Governor and current Metro Councilor Barbara Roberts.

ELGL Social Hour at OCCMA Conference – Learn more about ELGL and how our membership is redefining the future of local government in Oregon!

RSVP: ELGL Happy New (Fiscal) Year Social – Celebrate the start of FY 2013 and the recipient of the “Knope of the Year” award.

Spotlight

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Forest Grove looks beyond TriMet in drive for better public transit – Despite not having a car and working a few miles east of the nearest bus stop, commuter Armando Hernandez considers himself lucky.

Fireworks get banned in many cities due to dry and hot weather – Combine those events and it’s no huge surprise that many towns, counties and cities are canceling fireworks celebrations or banning personal use of fireworks (in places where they’re normally permitted).

Dallas city manager resigned after city spending allegations – Dallas police officers said the city manager has resigned after allegations “of inappropriate handling of city financial matters.”

Career

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What PR pros should do when the media gets it wrong – The late writer and journalist Nora Ephron once wrote, “Journalists sometimes get things wrong.” That notion was in full, agonizing display last week after CNN and Fox News misreported the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare.

Do you suffer from ‘office ADHD?’ Like most journalists, my inbox is loaded with press releases. Like most journalists, I tend to delete each one. But this subject line caught my eye: “Do you have Adult ADHD? 20 Tell-Tale Signs—Interview/Byline Opp”

Oops-Proof Your Resume: Five Top Tips – Resume writing can be a challenging task to take on yourself. There’s a lot to consider when it comes to resume formatting, keywords and job descriptions. These are all important elements of a stellar resume, but you may be overlooking the little things that show your attention to detail, or lack thereof.

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