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Galveston Homeless : Where Will They Go?

Galveston: clean-up continues; many still homeless.Post-Ike tent city for homeless to close with no back-up plan. By Sue Sturgis / October 14, 2008 Before Hurricane Ike devastated Galveston Island on the Texas coast, about 60 homeless people spent their nights … Continue reading

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Ike Aftermath : Residents of Galveston Public Housing Given Heave-Ho

Clean up after Ike in Galveston. Now it’s the human toll that must be dealt with.Galveston’s public housing residents ordered out with nowhere to go.Residents of Galveston’s storm-devastated public housing projects have been ordered to clear their belongings out — … Continue reading

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Why Not "Give Aid Rather Than Harassment"?

Nickelsville residents George Williamson, left, John Clark and Aaron Colyer socialize in a tent next to a new no-trespassing sign that was staked into the ground several hours earlier by the Seattle Department of Transportation. Photo: Chris Joseph Taylor/Seattle TimesA … Continue reading

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Orlando Homeless Win Big Victory in Federal Court

City ordinance that limited size of homeless feedings linked to gentrification effortsBy Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / September 27, 2008 ORLANDO — The City of Orlando, in keeping with corporate dominance by theme park and other business … Continue reading

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Times are Hard and Tent Cities Are on the Rise

Mack Martinez, 19, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, smokes in front of his tent at the tent city that sprung up next to the homeless shelter in downtown Reno, Nev., Wednesday, June 25, 2008. Photo by Scott Sady / AP.‘From Seattle … Continue reading

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Austin Police : Fear-Mongering About the Homeless

Mr. George, 6th & Congress, Austin, September 2007. Photo by Brian K. George.‘Police Chief Art Acevedo spoke about the homeless, panhandlers and drug users being the cause of the ills of our society’By Debbie Russell / The Rag Blog / … Continue reading

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