Mayoral Spokesman Doug Oliver returned his city vehicle on Monday, two weeks after drawing media attention for asking special permission to

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"At the end of the day, it was a distraction. I have no interest in being a distraction," Oliver said. He also said he didn't want his son caught in the middle of any news stories.

"I transport my son to school. I didn’t want my use of a public vehicle to invite a level of scrutiny that would put my son in a public environment," Oliver said.

Of course the big question is what happens to the

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"That was on my personal vehicle," Oliver said.