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Dallas Morning News
Dallas mayor says a new agency 'like DART' might help solve homeless problem | Dallason Homelessness in May to create short- and long-term plans to move people off
Dallas mayor says a new agency 'like DART' might help solve homeless problem | Dallas
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 hours ago
on Homelessness in May to create short- and long-term plans to move people off the streets in the wake of the closure of Tent City, a sprawling homeless encampment under Interstate 45 that was once home to nearly 300 people. Since then, other... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Wildcat basketball faithful camp out for Big Blue Madness ticketsof University of Kentucky basketball fans brave the cold, rainy weather to camp
Wildcat basketball faithful camp out for Big Blue Madness tickets
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
of University of Kentucky basketball fans brave the cold, rainy weather to camp out for big blue madness tickets. A tent city has been in place near Memorial Coliseum since Wednesday, when fans were allowed to start lining up. Many fans... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Big Blue Madness tickets to be distributed Fridaythe UK Sports Network will once again produce live video stream coverage of Big
Big Blue Madness tickets to be distributed Friday
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
the UK Sports Network will once again produce live video stream coverage of Big Blue Madness Campout with the airing of “Tent City Live.” Broadcasting from the Coca-Cola Stage, now located outside the Joe Craft Center and Wildcat Coal Lodge, the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Tent City Near Fair Park To Be Shut DownThe clock is ticking on another "tent city" in Dallas. Soon, dozens of people
Tent City Near Fair Park To Be Shut Down
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
The clock is ticking on another "tent city" in Dallas. Soon, dozens of people who live under the Interstate 30 bridge at Haskell Avenue will have to leave, as the State Fair of Texas begins at nearby Fair Park. Notices to vacate are being passed... Read more
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chroniclelive
Watch homeless man reunited with family and the plea that brought them togethera job with an installation company from a generous man who wanted to help him g
Watch homeless man reunited with family and the plea that brought them together
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
a job with an installation company from a generous man who wanted to help him get back on his feet. Volunteers from Leeds Tent City drove Simon from Leeds to Washington in order for him to be reunited with his loved ones and filmed Simon’s reunion... Read more
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Langley Times
Editorial: Shelter beds are only the first stepLaminated eviction notices were distributed Monday to occupants of a tent city
Editorial: Shelter beds are only the first step
Langley Times / Posted 2 days ago
Laminated eviction notices were distributed Monday to occupants of a tent city that sprang up beside the Nicomekl River several months ago. For some residents, the move was long overdue. Others see it as a bit heavy-handed. Either way, it was... Read more
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11 News Houston
Neighbors say Dallas needs to work on a better strategy for homelessbeen migrating into the area and onto her property. She says she has noticed th
Neighbors say Dallas needs to work on a better strategy for homeless
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
been migrating into the area and onto her property. She says she has noticed the migration since the city first shut down Tent City, a major tent encampment under I-45 near Downtown, back in May. A second homeless tent encampment was closed at... Read more
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11 News Houston
Neighbors say city needs to work on a better strategy for homelessbeen migrating into the area and onto her property. She says she has noticed th
Neighbors say city needs to work on a better strategy for homeless
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
been migrating into the area and onto her property. She says she has noticed the migration since the city first shut down Tent City, a major tent encampment under I-45 near Downtown, back in May. A second homeless tent encampment was closed at... Read more
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The Atlantic
Voting Against Villains in Arizonapink underwear, work on chain gangs, and eat rotten food; some prisoners are ho
Voting Against Villains in Arizona
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
pink underwear, work on chain gangs, and eat rotten food; some prisoners are housed in an Arpaio-built, un-air-conditioned “Tent City.” Arpaio has also, like Trump, led the charge on the false claim that President Obama was not born in the United... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bird’s-eye view of race preparationsand cars. Photos: DAVID CARROLL 092316mount2 Bathurst 1000 flags and signs hav
Bird’s-eye view of race preparations
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
and cars. Photos: DAVID CARROLL 092316mount2 Bathurst 1000 flags and signs have been put up around Bathurst, camp sites at Tent City are ready, and the city is braced for an influx of motorsport fans. This year’s event will also mark 10 years... Read more
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The Tyee
How to ‘Stop’ Tent Cities? Help Residents Before Crisis, Mayors Sayupstream, says mayor Nicole Read, the mayor of Maple Ridge, talked about the c
How to ‘Stop’ Tent Cities? Help Residents Before Crisis, Mayors Say
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
upstream, says mayor Nicole Read, the mayor of Maple Ridge, talked about the challenges her city faced when a tent city grew on a residential street in 2015. The city, with support, responded without resorting to the legal system to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bird’s-eye view of race preparationsthe Harness Racing Motorhome Park this year. Bathurst 1000 flags and signs hav
Bird’s-eye view of race preparations
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
the Harness Racing Motorhome Park this year. Bathurst 1000 flags and signs have been put up around Bathurst, camp sites at Tent City are ready, and the city is braced for an influx of motorsport fans. This year’s event will also mark 10 years... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Neighbors say city needs to work on a better strategy for homelessbeen migrating into the area and onto her property. She says she has noticed th
Neighbors say city needs to work on a better strategy for homeless
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
been migrating into the area and onto her property. She says she has noticed the migration since the city first shut down Tent City, a major tent encampment under I-45 near Downtown, back in May. A second homeless tent encampment was closed at... Read more
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BC Local News
Homeless but not hopeless in downtown ChilliwackNo one expects to one day end up homeless and living in a tent city in downtown
Homeless but not hopeless in downtown Chilliwack
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
No one expects to one day end up homeless and living in a tent city in downtown Chilliwack. "No one ever aspires to this," says Stewart Holcombe, gesturing around the parking lot that has become his home. There's a group sitting in a tangle of... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Homeless but not hopeless in downtown ChilliwackNo one expects to one day end up homeless and living in a tent city in downtown
Homeless but not hopeless in downtown Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 3 days ago
No one expects to one day end up homeless and living in a tent city in downtown Chilliwack. "No one ever aspires to this," says Stewart Holcombe, gesturing around the parking lot that has become his home. There's a group sitting in a tangle of... Read more
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BC Local News
Police get set to roll out bait bike programthe bikes are dismantled and modified in an effort to throw off police. Many of
Police get set to roll out bait bike program
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
the bikes are dismantled and modified in an effort to throw off police. Many of them were recovered from the former tent city on the lawns of the Victoria courthouse, and have also been found at the city’s homeless shelters. In the bait... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Leeds ‘tent city’ campaigners move to new city centre siteland in the heart of the Leeds have set up a new camp. Supporters of Leeds Hom
Leeds ‘tent city’ campaigners move to new city centre site
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 3 days ago
land in the heart of the Leeds have set up a new camp. Supporters of Leeds Homeless Partnership had been living in ‘Tent City’ since Wednesday evening to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness. The camp in Victoria Gardens grew to... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
City Council takes court action over Leeds ‘tent city’ homeless protestare to be moved on after the council won a court order. Supporters of Leeds Ho
City Council takes court action over Leeds ‘tent city’ homeless protest
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 3 days ago
are to be moved on after the council won a court order. Supporters of Leeds Homeless Partnership have been living in ‘Tent City’ since Wednesday evening to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness. We came to the conclusion they needed... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Mayor trumpets Maple Ridge action on homelessness to other citiesa team of people” can help street people find homes. A year ago, Maple Ridge c
Mayor trumpets Maple Ridge action on homelessness to other cities
Maple Ridge News / Posted 3 days ago
a team of people” can help street people find homes. A year ago, Maple Ridge city began the voluntary dispersal of the tent city camp that occupied Cliff Avenue for the spring and summer of 2015. Part of that dispersal included opening the... Read more
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BC Local News
Mayor trumpets Maple Ridge action on homelessness to other citiesa team of people” can help street people find homes. A year ago, Maple Ridge c
Mayor trumpets Maple Ridge action on homelessness to other cities
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
a team of people” can help street people find homes. A year ago, Maple Ridge city began the voluntary dispersal of the tent city camp that occupied Cliff Avenue for the spring and summer of 2015. Part of that dispersal included opening the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tuesday, September 27, 2016PHOTO An Orange woman has received a 12-month suspended sentence, fined $500 a
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
PHOTO An Orange woman has received a 12-month suspended sentence, fined $500 and ordered to repay Centrelink $36,000. Tent City owner Shawn Whitmore is working to relocate more than 300 tents to Alec Lamberton Field before race week campers... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Life next to homeless camp 'a living hell,' says neighbourDon't we have the right to feel safe in our own homes and in our neighborhood?"
Life next to homeless camp 'a living hell,' says neighbour
Aldergrove Star / Posted 4 days ago
Don't we have the right to feel safe in our own homes and in our neighborhood?" The men and women who live in the tent city have been given eviction notices. The City and BC Housing have provided funding for beds to house the group at the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Tuesday, September 27, 2016PHOTO An Orange woman has received a 12-month suspended sentence, fined $500 a
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
PHOTO An Orange woman has received a 12-month suspended sentence, fined $500 and ordered to repay Centrelink $36,000. Tent City owner Shawn Whitmore is working to relocate more than 300 tents to Alec Lamberton Field before race week campers... Read more
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Western Advocate
Tuesday, September 27, 2016PHOTO An Orange woman has received a 12-month suspended sentence, fined $500 a
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
PHOTO An Orange woman has received a 12-month suspended sentence, fined $500 and ordered to repay Centrelink $36,000. Tent City owner Shawn Whitmore is working to relocate more than 300 tents to Alec Lamberton Field before race week campers... Read more
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BC Local News
Life next to homeless camp 'a living hell,' says neighbourDon't we have the right to feel safe in our own homes and in our neighborhood?"
Life next to homeless camp 'a living hell,' says neighbour
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Don't we have the right to feel safe in our own homes and in our neighborhood?" The men and women who live in the tent city have been given eviction notices. The City and BC Housing have provided funding for beds to house the group at the... Read more
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Langley Times
Life next to homeless camp 'a living hell,' says neighbourDon't we have the right to feel safe in our own homes and in our neighborhood?"
Life next to homeless camp 'a living hell,' says neighbour
Langley Times / Posted 4 days ago
Don't we have the right to feel safe in our own homes and in our neighborhood?" The men and women who live in the tent city have been given eviction notices. The City and BC Housing have provided funding for beds to house the group at the... Read more
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BC Local News
Langley leaders to host forum on homelessLangley politicians will host an October forum on homelessness as the tent city
Langley leaders to host forum on homeless
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Langley politicians will host an October forum on homelessness as the tent city in a local park continues to slowly grow. Langley MLA Mary Polak, Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag, City Mayor Ted Schaffer, and Supt. Murray Power of the RCMP will... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Council takes court action over Leeds ‘tent city’ homeless protestare to be moved on after the council won a court order. Supporters of Leeds Ho
Council takes court action over Leeds ‘tent city’ homeless protest
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 4 days ago
are to be moved on after the council won a court order. Supporters of Leeds Homeless Partnership have been living in ‘Tent City’ since Wednesday evening to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness. We came to the conclusion they needed... Read more
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Western Advocate
City washed outWet weather has forced Tent City to relocate after erecting more than 300 tents
City washed out
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Wet weather has forced Tent City to relocate after erecting more than 300 tents. MOVING: Tent City owner Shawn Whitmore is working to relocate more than 300 tents to Alec Lamberton Field before race week campers arrive. Photo: PHIL BLATCH... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Rain didn’t dampen the spirit of Kiama’s folk loversfor folk lovers. People wearing flowing skirts, hats and smiles were seen to f
Rain didn’t dampen the spirit of Kiama’s folk lovers
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
for folk lovers. People wearing flowing skirts, hats and smiles were seen to follow the sound. Kiama Showground became a tent city with canvas and campers scattered about with festival goers seen grabbing their own guitars for campsite... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Rain didn’t dampen the spirit of Kiama’s folk loversfor folk lovers. People wearing flowing skirts, hats and smiles were seen to f
Rain didn’t dampen the spirit of Kiama’s folk lovers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
for folk lovers. People wearing flowing skirts, hats and smiles were seen to follow the sound. Kiama Showground became a tent city with canvas and campers scattered about with festival goers seen grabbing their own guitars for campsite... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Rival Blames Sheriff Joe Arpaio For Costs In Racial Profiling Casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival Blames Sheriff Joe Arpaio For Costs In Racial Profiling Case
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 7 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Housing the homeless in an old Dallas jail looks awful — but it's better than nothingDawson's name was first bandied about as a could-be housing option for the hund
Housing the homeless in an old Dallas jail looks awful — but it's better than nothing
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
Dawson's name was first bandied about as a could-be housing option for the hundreds who'd taken root in the sprawling Tent City that had taken root beneath Interstate 45.. Merten was skeptical then. Still is. But desperation is the mother of... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
91 related stories
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WALB Albany
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
WALB Albany / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
91 related stories
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
91 related stories
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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ABC Montana
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
ABC Montana / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling casebudget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ulti
Rival blames Joe Arpaio for costs in racial profiling case
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
budget after the judge ordered the punishments. The agency considered but ultimately rejected a suggestion to shut down "Tent City," a complex of canvas jail tents that helped make Arpaio a national political figure and that the sheriff touted in... Read more
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