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FOX 28 South Bend
Goshen Schools face growing painsthe man told them he was shot in the leg, after which both men ran from the are
Goshen Schools face growing pains
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 7 hours ago
the man told them he was shot in the leg, after which both men ran from the area. City of Elkhart sets to date to vacate "Tent City"City of Elkhart sets to date to vacate "Tent City" The city of Elkhart has set a date for when residents of the... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Mishawaka Removes and Kills over 400 Geesethe man told them he was shot in the leg, after which both men ran from the are
Mishawaka Removes and Kills over 400 Geese
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 9 hours ago
the man told them he was shot in the leg, after which both men ran from the area. City of Elkhart sets to date to vacate "Tent City"City of Elkhart sets to date to vacate "Tent City" The city of Elkhart has set a date for when residents of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
We won't quit Bern-stock say the Sanders backers in Philadelphia35, of South Bend, Indiana sits in a circle of friends and hand rolls a cigaret
We won't quit Bern-stock say the Sanders backers in Philadelphia
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
35, of South Bend, Indiana sits in a circle of friends and hand rolls a cigarette Damian Green, 28, of Baltimore, at the tent city in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park. Camping is banned in the city's recreational spaces but officials have so far... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Homeless family nervous about August 31 deadline at Tent Citythe man told them he was shot in the leg, after which both men ran from the are
Homeless family nervous about August 31 deadline at Tent City
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 10 hours ago
the man told them he was shot in the leg, after which both men ran from the area. City of Elkhart sets to date to vacate "Tent City"City of Elkhart sets to date to vacate "Tent City" The city of Elkhart has set a date for when residents of the... Read more
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BC Local News
Police costs for tent city reaches more than $140,000Victoria police have spent more than $140,000 in order to keep residents of ten
Police costs for tent city reaches more than $140,000
BC Local News / Posted 16 hours ago
Victoria police have spent more than $140,000 in order to keep residents of tent city and those in the surrounding areas safe over the past few months, according to the police department’s acting chief. Since May, police deployed more officers to... Read more
16h
Hawaii News Now
Desperate migrants in Serbia launch hunger strikeincidents have been reported at the protest site, watched closely by the Serbia
Desperate migrants in Serbia launch hunger strike
Hawaii News Now / Posted 16 hours ago
incidents have been reported at the protest site, watched closely by the Serbian police. Few hundred meters away, a small tent city hosts several hundred more migrants, including families with small children. There, migrants cover their tents with... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Desperate migrants in Serbia launch hunger strikeincidents have been reported at the protest site, watched closely by the Serbia
Desperate migrants in Serbia launch hunger strike
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 hours ago
incidents have been reported at the protest site, watched closely by the Serbian police. Few hundred meters away, a small tent city hosts several hundred more migrants, including families with small children. There, migrants cover their tents with... Read more
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Raw Story
Racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s legal case is costing Arizona taxpayers millions of dollarsafter the sheriff’s department placed her in a cage for four hours in the sun.
Racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s legal case is costing Arizona taxpayers millions of dollars
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
after the sheriff’s department placed her in a cage for four hours in the sun. Arpaio has also constructed an outdoor tent city that is designed so inmates will suffer extreme heat. At the Republican National Convention last week, Yahoo News... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sarah Silverman calls the 'Bernie of Bust' people RIDICULOUSRiver in case of a waterborne attack. The Well Fargo Center overlooks Franklin
Sarah Silverman calls the 'Bernie of Bust' people RIDICULOUS
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
River in case of a waterborne attack. The Well Fargo Center overlooks Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, where a sprawling tent city has sprung up under the watchful eye of police, complete with a music stage and a gift stall selling an assortment... Read more
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Business Insider
I went to what was supposed to be the biggest media circus of the year — and it was smooth sailing— everything from the near-100-degree heat to the media set-up: Much of the DN
I went to what was supposed to be the biggest media circus of the year — and it was smooth sailing
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
— everything from the near-100-degree heat to the media set-up: Much of the DNC press corps is headquartered in a tent city in a scorching hot parking lot outside the Eagles' football stadium The Democratic convention is, literally and... Read more
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Daily Mail
No Hillary Clinton support in demonstrations at DNCsay Hillary Clinton is not far behind.' The Well Fargo Center overlooks Frankl
No Hillary Clinton support in demonstrations at DNC
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
say Hillary Clinton is not far behind.' The Well Fargo Center overlooks Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, where a sprawling tent city has sprung up under the watchful eye of police, complete with a music stage and a gift stall selling an assortment... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Teacher protests rock Mexico with roadblocks, sit-ins and strikes; 8 have died in clashes with policethe indigenous and mestizo heritage of this culturally rich state. The plaza,
Teacher protests rock Mexico with roadblocks, sit-ins and strikes; 8 have died in clashes with police
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
the indigenous and mestizo heritage of this culturally rich state. The plaza, or zocalo, has become a desolate eyesore, a tent city of sleeping bags and plastic mats topped with a jagged array of plastic tarps thrown up as protection against daily... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Will It Be Sunny in Philadelphia? Why U.S. Hospitals Weren't Warned About Scopes.Sometimes, even if there is a father in the picture, he may drift away. Since
Will It Be Sunny in Philadelphia? Why U.S. Hospitals Weren't Warned About Scopes.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
Sometimes, even if there is a father in the picture, he may drift away. Since May, teachers have been living in a tent city on the central plaza of Oaxaca and blocking roads to protest education reforms by Mexico’s federal government. Last... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Teacher protests rock Mexico with roadblocks, sit-ins and strikes; 8 have died in clashes with policethe indigenous and mestizo heritage of this culturally rich state. The plaza,
Teacher protests rock Mexico with roadblocks, sit-ins and strikes; 8 have died in clashes with police
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
the indigenous and mestizo heritage of this culturally rich state. The plaza, or zocalo, has become a desolate eyesore, a tent city of sleeping bags and plastic mats topped with a jagged array of plastic tarps thrown up as protection against daily... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
News & Views: An extended stretch of family funprovided a great site for this excellent show, and I enjoyed the riding tour of
News & Views: An extended stretch of family fun
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
provided a great site for this excellent show, and I enjoyed the riding tour of their farming operation along with the huge tent city display area and field demonstrations. The show moves to different parts of the state each year and will be in the... Read more
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NBC News
Trump Ends Convention as He Started Campaign: Linking Immigrants to Crimehim onstage was Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who brands himself as "America's toughest s
Trump Ends Convention as He Started Campaign: Linking Immigrants to Crime
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
him onstage was Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who brands himself as "America's toughest sheriff" and has erected outside Phoenix a tent city outside where immigrants are detained in sweltering heat that can reach 120 degrees in the summer. Arpaio was... Read more
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ABC News
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Stumps for Trump at the RNC"The highest levels of government must have our back." Immigrant inmates line
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Stumps for Trump at the RNC
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
"The highest levels of government must have our back." Immigrant inmates line up for breakfast at the Maricopa County Tent City jail on March 11, 2013, in Phoenix, Arizona. He became a known figure on the national stage after challenging the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A simple aviation camp helped S.A. land the role of 'Military City'and the area he chose southwest of town had flat terrain, rail access and an ar
A simple aviation camp helped S.A. land the role of 'Military City'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
and the area he chose southwest of town had flat terrain, rail access and an artesian well. Flight operations at the new tent city known as “Aviation Camp” began April 5, 1917. Under general orders two months later, the site was renamed Camp... Read more
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Crosscut
Seattle’s 30-year fight to end homelessnessof units of low-income housing. Another grassroots organization, SHARE, emerge
Seattle’s 30-year fight to end homelessness
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
of units of low-income housing. Another grassroots organization, SHARE, emerged in 1990 with Seattle’s first organized tent city. Over time, with its partner organization WHEEL, it became the city’s largest shelter provider, its self-managed... Read more
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The North West Star
Historic bush rodeo in NWevent on the calendar. In the last two to three years we have had anything from
Historic bush rodeo in NW
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
event on the calendar. In the last two to three years we have had anything from 1500 to 2000 spectators. “It is usually tent-city at the rodeo grounds on Friday evening. We have even had people travel all the way from Victoria each year because... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
'It's a crying shame': Dallas closes Tent City Part 2Tuesday morning as another homeless encampment he had called home was closed.
'It's a crying shame': Dallas closes Tent City Part 2
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
Tuesday morning as another homeless encampment he had called home was closed. Allen, 50, once called himself mayor of Tent City, the massive shantytown near downtown under Interstate 45. He tried to move on from that title when that encampment... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas closes Tent City part 2 TuesdayTuesday morning as another homeless encampment he had called home was closed.
Dallas closes Tent City part 2 Tuesday
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
Tuesday morning as another homeless encampment he had called home was closed. Allen, 50, once called himself mayor of Tent City, the massive shantytown near downtown under Interstate 45. He tried to move on from that title when that encampment... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Tent city is home for hundreds of Hayden Pass firefightersBy afternoon, the sun beams down and makes the camp hot and a little uncomforta
Tent city is home for hundreds of Hayden Pass firefighters
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
By afternoon, the sun beams down and makes the camp hot and a little uncomfortable if you are not used to the setting. The tent city, located just outside of the town on Salida next to the U.S. Forest Service District Office, is the current home to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
#Journeyto30 Earthquake!Hotel, Baguio Park Hotel and FRB Hotel were also destroyed. The city’s Burnham
#Journeyto30 Earthquake!
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
Hotel, Baguio Park Hotel and FRB Hotel were also destroyed. The city’s Burnham Park turned from tourist attraction to tent city overnight. Because the city was cut off from the rest of Luzon, food, water and medicine quickly ran out. The... Read more
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York Daily Record
Man found dead in creek had his 'own demons'the York City police came along and asked the homeless to vacate the park. The
Man found dead in creek had his 'own demons'
York Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
the York City police came along and asked the homeless to vacate the park. The next day, Thursday, Aumen, who lives in the tent city under the College Avenue bridge, ran into Close when he went to the York Rescue Mission for lunch. Aumen asked,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Backing Donald Trump: meet Joe Arpaio, the ‘toughest sheriff’ in the United Stateswith him. They are the hard men of the Republican right, beloved of tough-on-cr
Backing Donald Trump: meet Joe Arpaio, the ‘toughest sheriff’ in the United States
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
with him. They are the hard men of the Republican right, beloved of tough-on-crime conservatives. Since Arpaio set up Tent City, a makeshift outdoor jail made from Korean War tents, in 1993, 520,000 inmates have passed through it, enduring... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Lydia Kou announces bid for City Councilin Palo Alto's civic scene for many years. In 2010, she coordinated Quakeville,
Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
in Palo Alto's civic scene for many years. In 2010, she coordinated Quakeville, an emergency-preparedness event in which a tent city was established at Juana Briones Park. Her leadership earned her an Achievement Award from the city. She has also... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Yuba County homeless become ‘tiny home’ residentswas classier than allowing residents to sleep in tents. “We were pretty certai
Yuba County homeless become ‘tiny home’ residents
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
was classier than allowing residents to sleep in tents. “We were pretty certain that out community would not be open to a tent city,” Galicia said. “We wanted to do it first class.” A number of communities nationwide have turned to tiny home... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas to close second tent city despite plea from ACLU to waitless than two miles from the site of the largest homeless encampment ever seen
Dallas to close second tent city despite plea from ACLU to wait
Dallas Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
less than two miles from the site of the largest homeless encampment ever seen in Dallas. That encampment, best known as Tent City, was closed in May. The ACLU called the city's plan to close another homeless encampment a "short-sighted,... Read more
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BC Local News
Most tent city residents happy to be moving onEvery day, twice a day, Al Tysick is at Victoria’s tent city, listening to the
Most tent city residents happy to be moving on
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Every day, twice a day, Al Tysick is at Victoria’s tent city, listening to the camper’s concerns and assisting in whatever way possible. For many residents, the 69-year-old who’ll be celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, is like a father. But now... Read more
13d
Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: More than just a roof neededsleeping on streets, couch surfing and in shelters. With the court mandated ev
EDITORIAL: More than just a roof needed
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
sleeping on streets, couch surfing and in shelters. With the court mandated eviction deadline fast approaching for tent city, we wonder if Victoria’s visible homeless population will suddenly become much less apparent as the residents move... Read more
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Breitbart
George Clooney’s Neighbors Furious Over Migrant Camps in Lake Como Celebrity HideawayGrazia told the Mail. “Now they make us – me, my family and other Italian famil
George Clooney’s Neighbors Furious Over Migrant Camps in Lake Como Celebrity Hideaway
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
Grazia told the Mail. “Now they make us – me, my family and other Italian families – pay for the migrants. A dilapidated tent city has reportedly emerged in the middle of one of the most exclusive hideaways for the affluent and famous. PAYBACK:... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Boise's homeless return to Rhodes ParkIt has also been a favorite hangout for Boise's homeless, who moved back in whe
Boise's homeless return to Rhodes Park
KTVB Boise / Posted 14 days ago
It has also been a favorite hangout for Boise's homeless, who moved back in when the park re-opened in April. Since the tent city known as Cooper Court was shut down, many of Boise's homeless hang out at the skate park during the day. They have... Read more
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BC Local News
BIA urges City of Surrey not to build another Whalley sheltercase in Victoria related to its homeless camp. “If we are unable to provide be
BIA urges City of Surrey not to build another Whalley shelter
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
case in Victoria related to its homeless camp. “If we are unable to provide beds then the courts have basically said, tent city’s can exist,” said Woods. “So tent city or 135A?” Model replied that it’s not an “either or.” “Both have to be... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Fifty years and a rebuilt town later, Morenci remembers its NineLimas) The Morenci that raised the Nine was a small but thriving mining town,
Fifty years and a rebuilt town later, Morenci remembers its Nine
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 days ago
Limas) The Morenci that raised the Nine was a small but thriving mining town, unofficially segregated: Native Americans in Tent City, Latinos in Site Two, whites in Plantsite. Phelps Dodge, the mining company that controlled Morenci, ended... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Maple Ridge buying shelter land firstimpact …” Efforts continue to deal with homelessness in Maple Ridge following
Maple Ridge buying shelter land first
Maple Ridge News / Posted 14 days ago
impact …” Efforts continue to deal with homelessness in Maple Ridge following the dismantling of the Cliff Avenue tent city in October and the extension of the temporary homeless shelter at 22239 Lougheed Hwy., a year longer than... Read more
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BC Local News
Maple Ridge buying shelter land firstimpact …” Efforts continue to deal with homelessness in Maple Ridge following
Maple Ridge buying shelter land first
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
impact …” Efforts continue to deal with homelessness in Maple Ridge following the dismantling of the Cliff Avenue tent city in October and the extension of the temporary homeless shelter at 22239 Lougheed Hwy., a year longer than... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver's homeless create new tent city to advocate for social housinghomeless and low-income people are sleeping in an empty lot in Vancouver’s Down
Vancouver's homeless create new tent city to advocate for social housing
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
homeless and low-income people are sleeping in an empty lot in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in the latest attempt to use a tent city to advocate for more affordable housing. A handful of tents were pitched on Saturday on a city-owned lot at 58... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich watches as Victoria closer to removing derelict boats from the Gorgetarget for the boats to be removed is not set in stone. “We’ve seen something
Saanich watches as Victoria closer to removing derelict boats from the Gorge
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
target for the boats to be removed is not set in stone. “We’ve seen something about the injunction process with regards to tent city...Certainly we’ve indicated a very clear path to the public and we’re going to be following that path just as we’ve... Read more
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Salon.com
New migrant crisis in the making in the Balkanson a barren plain with only a few trees in Horgos. Men tried to collect enough
New migrant crisis in the making in the Balkans
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
on a barren plain with only a few trees in Horgos. Men tried to collect enough food to keep their families fed at a dusty tent city in the no man’s land between Serbia and Hungary. Hungary’s restrictions are causing a bottleneck at the border.... Read more
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ABC News
New Migrant Crisis in the Making in the Balkanson a barren plain with only a few trees in Horgos. Men tried to collect enough
New Migrant Crisis in the Making in the Balkans
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
on a barren plain with only a few trees in Horgos. Men tried to collect enough food to keep their families fed at a dusty tent city in the no man's land between Serbia and Hungary. Hungary's restrictions are causing a bottleneck at the border.... Read more
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BC Local News
Choices transitional shelter will operate in View Royal until March 2017for indoor accommodations, the rest are housed outside in tents. A B.C. Suprem
Choices transitional shelter will operate in View Royal until March 2017
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
for indoor accommodations, the rest are housed outside in tents. A B.C. Supreme Court judge recently ordered that the tent city on the courthouse lawn in Victoria be shut down, with all structures cleared and residents moved out no later than... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Choices transitional shelter will operate in View Royal until March 2017for indoor accommodations, the rest are housed outside in tents. A B.C. Suprem
Choices transitional shelter will operate in View Royal until March 2017
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
for indoor accommodations, the rest are housed outside in tents. A B.C. Supreme Court judge recently ordered that the tent city on the courthouse lawn in Victoria be shut down, with all structures cleared and residents moved out no later than... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HASD lists 31 homeless studentsdoubled up, or living in hotels or motels. There were no reports of students l
HASD lists 31 homeless students
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
doubled up, or living in hotels or motels. There were no reports of students living on the street, in a vehicle or in a tent city. Identifying factors To aid in helping homeless students, the district has a homeless liaison, Bernadette... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Tent City homeless struggle to find new place to stay Homeless advocates: Longer-term supportive housing strategy needed BROCKTON
Tent City homeless struggle to find new place to stay
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
Homeless advocates: Longer-term supportive housing strategy needed BROCKTON – Mark Farrell knows it was the intentionally set fires and the fighting. He knows those recurring events are what led... Read more
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BC Local News
Police bike registry putting a dent in bicycle theftsthe bikes are dismantled and modified in an effort to throw off police. Many of
Police bike registry putting a dent in bicycle thefts
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
the bikes are dismantled and modified in an effort to throw off police. Many of them have been recovered from tent city on the lawns of the Victoria courthouse, along with homeless shelters such as Rock Bay Landing. The thieves, said... Read more
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The Courier
A vigilante, not a villainbe present at the birth of Ballarat white settlement and he saw it in those ear
A vigilante, not a villain
The Courier / Posted 20 days ago
be present at the birth of Ballarat white settlement and he saw it in those early rambunctious days when it was basically a tent city or clapboard town.” Mr Morrison explained that Gill often created works in pairs to tease out social issues or the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Victoria’s homeless camp targeted by local street gang, B.C. police officer sayselaborate when its acting police chief first referred to the gang in May. “Beca
Victoria’s homeless camp targeted by local street gang, B.C. police officer says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
elaborate when its acting police chief first referred to the gang in May. “Because of the high number of drug users at the tent city, it attracted those individuals who tried to establish a market niche,” Insp. McGregor said. “With that, they... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Editorial: Welcome, elderswere booked up in Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Quesnel, Stump said. Thing
Editorial: Welcome, elders
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
were booked up in Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Quesnel, Stump said. Things will kick off Monday with the opening of a tent city near the Stampede Grounds, symbolic of a time in the past when First Nations from outlying communities attended the... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Elders to arrive for annual gatheringevent, Stump said, noting the local economy will be booming. Things kick off M
Elders to arrive for annual gathering
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
event, Stump said, noting the local economy will be booming. Things kick off Monday, July 11, with the opening at noon of tent city above the Stampede Grounds and the two arts and craft venues. Admission to tent city is free and Stump said the... Read more
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