“This story was posted 10 hours ago, but Mayor Ben McAdams spent 72 hours on the street MARCH 24, over FOUR months ago. “The mayor left the county office building at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 24 with no wallet and no ID. He carried a bag with clothes, his phone and a 5 ft. by 8 ft. blue tarp. And he was accompanied by Patrick Reimherr, the county’s director of government affairs. . . McAdams jokes that he “didn’t look like a mayor” when he walked from State Street to the homeless district along 500 West. Wearing jeans and a black sweatshirt — with the hood pulled over his head most of the time as the temperature dipped into the low 40s — no one recognized him. His aim was to fit in and observe. “”
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