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Boston Herald
Former Billerica constable’s nonprofit aims to thwart overdose deathsBilly Pfaff had just left a needle-strewn tent city in Lowell last week where a
Former Billerica constable’s nonprofit aims to thwart overdose deaths
Boston Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
Billy Pfaff had just left a needle-strewn tent city in Lowell last week where addicts shoot up when he pulled over by the train station — a phone, as usual, to each ear. On one was a panic-stricken mother from Springfield pleading with him to... Read more
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The Mercury News
City leaders to mull short and long-term homeless housingwithdrew his support of the plan after pressure from residents and a trip to Po
City leaders to mull short and long-term homeless housing
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
withdrew his support of the plan after pressure from residents and a trip to Portland where he slept in a legal tent city. He believes Senter Road isn't a good spot for the project and outdoor encampments might be a better... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas' second tent city to close in JulyStreet, less than two miles from the largest homeless encampment ever seen in D
Dallas' second tent city to close in July
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
Street, less than two miles from the largest homeless encampment ever seen in Dallas. The other encampment, best known as Tent City, was closed in May. Though social workers tried to move as many people as possible from Tent City into shelters or... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Kids don jail-issue jumpsuits, spend the night at Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Tent CityAs the sun set over Tent City, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office buses rumbled a
Kids don jail-issue jumpsuits, spend the night at Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Tent City
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
As the sun set over Tent City, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office buses rumbled around a corner and squealed to a halt at the entrance. The door of one opened as the dust swirled. Feet hit the ground, followed by a trill of giggles and chatter. A... Read more
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BC Local News
City inching closer to remove derelict boats from the Gorgetarget for the boats to be removed is not set in stone. “We've seen something
City inching closer to remove derelict boats from the Gorge
BC Local News / Posted 2 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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Rutland Herald
Choosing love or feargrocery store for years and wished they had this kind of participation helping
Choosing love or fear
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
grocery store for years and wished they had this kind of participation helping them out. I didn�t know there was a homeless tent city behind Hannaford�s. Did you? Another speaker said, �A lot of people want to come here and work for $9 an hour in a... Read more
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The North West Star
Go above and behind the scenes at Rodeochute tour. If you have visitors coming to town for rodeo and can’t squeeze th
Go above and behind the scenes at Rodeo
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
chute tour. If you have visitors coming to town for rodeo and can’t squeeze them in at home, we have a brand new Pop Up Tent City in addition to our usual Swag City. The Pop Up Tent City is the ultimate in convenience – the tent is set up for... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Inmates endure extreme heat in Tent CityPHOENIX, Ariz. - Hundreds of inmates are enduring the record heat in Tent City,
Inmates endure extreme heat in Tent City
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Hundreds of inmates are enduring the record heat in Tent City, serving time inside military-style tents. On Monday, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio stopped by to pass out icy pink towels and give the inmates a little extra... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Police release 911 calls of Warren Twp. biker shootingsHomeless camp crackdown There's a new effort to crackdown on homeless camps in
Police release 911 calls of Warren Twp. biker shootings
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
Homeless camp crackdown There's a new effort to crackdown on homeless camps in Youngstown. What was once known as "tent city" is no more. The homeless camps set up under bridges near the city's downtown have been shutdown and cleaned up by... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Teachers in the Valley learn a lesson about 3D printingHomeless camp crackdown There's a new effort to crackdown on homeless camps in
Teachers in the Valley learn a lesson about 3D printing
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
Homeless camp crackdown There's a new effort to crackdown on homeless camps in Youngstown. What was once known as "tent city" is no more. The homeless camps set up under bridges near the city's downtown have been shutdown and cleaned up by... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
EXCLUSIVE: Warren mom's outburst during child endangering arrestHomeless camp crackdown There's a new effort to crackdown on homeless camps in
EXCLUSIVE: Warren mom's outburst during child endangering arrest
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
Homeless camp crackdown There's a new effort to crackdown on homeless camps in Youngstown. What was once known as "tent city" is no more. The homeless camps set up under bridges near the city's downtown have been shutdown and cleaned up by... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Reporter's Notebook: Soon after Pulse shooting, church groups find new roleafter the worst mass shooting in the history of this country, media from around
Reporter's Notebook: Soon after Pulse shooting, church groups find new role
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
after the worst mass shooting in the history of this country, media from around the globe had descended upon Orlando. A tent city mushroomed along Orange Avenue as far as it could toward Pulse nightclub and continued north all the way to Orlando... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown: Homeless camp crackdownThere's a new effort to crackdown on homeless camps in Youngstown. What was on
Youngstown: Homeless camp crackdown
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 5 days ago
There's a new effort to crackdown on homeless camps in Youngstown. What was once known as "tent city" is no more. The homeless camps set up under bridges near the city's downtown have been shutdown and cleaned up by the Youngstown Community Police... Read more
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The Columbian
Summer archaeology school will explore old riverfront siteresume work at one of last year’s research areas, the site of the World War I S
Summer archaeology school will explore old riverfront site
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
resume work at one of last year’s research areas, the site of the World War I Spruce Mill. Last year, the focus was the tent city and the barracks. The work will expand this summer, with test excavations at the site of the main mill and machine... Read more
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Orange County Register
With crisis at a tipping point, state nears $2 billion plan to house its homelessoff the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. “
With crisis at a tipping point, state nears $2 billion plan to house its homeless
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. “There’s just something immoral about a tent city being silhouetted by 16 cranes building high-rises — the juxtaposition of haves and have-nots,” former state Senate... Read more
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Aljazeera
Martyr on the Mediterranean: Athens' double crisisof thousands of people crossing from Turkey to the Greek islands. In the capit
Martyr on the Mediterranean: Athens' double crisis
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
of thousands of people crossing from Turkey to the Greek islands. In the capital's largest park, Afghans erected a tent city among the busts of prominent ancient Greeks, and disoriented families straight off the boat crowded the city's... Read more
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BC Local News
Maple Ridge supports shelter extensionsaid the report. The temporary homeless shelter opened last October to give th
Maple Ridge supports shelter extension
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
said the report. The temporary homeless shelter opened last October to give the city a place to house people in the tent city on Cliff Avenue. Coun. Gordy Robson wanted the shelter occupancy to remain at its current number of 25, but was... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Maple Ridge supports shelter extensionsaid the report. The temporary homeless shelter opened last October to give th
Maple Ridge supports shelter extension
Maple Ridge News / Posted 5 days ago
said the report. The temporary homeless shelter opened last October to give the city a place to house people in the tent city on Cliff Avenue. Coun. Gordy Robson wanted the shelter occupancy to remain at its current number of 25, but was... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Commission on Homelessness Holds First Public MeetingIt's been nearly two months since tent city shut down. But is the city of Dall
Dallas Commission on Homelessness Holds First Public Meeting
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
It's been nearly two months since tent city shut down. But is the city of Dallas any closer to fixing the homeless problem? Monday, the Dallas Commission on Homelessness held the first of many forums focused on making a real impact on the homeless... Read more
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TribLIVE
California nears $2 billion plan to house its homelessill people off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure this wee
California nears $2 billion plan to house its homeless
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
ill people off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure this week. “There's just something immoral about a tent city being silhouetted by 16 cranes building high-rises — the juxtaposition of haves and have-nots,” former state Senate... Read more
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The Oklahoman
California nears $2 billion plan to house its homelessoff the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "
California nears $2 billion plan to house its homeless
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "There's just something immoral about a tent city being silhouetted by 16 cranes building high-rises — the juxtaposition of haves and have-nots," former state Senate... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
California nears plan to house its homelessoff the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "
California nears plan to house its homeless
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 6 days ago
off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "There's just something immoral about a tent city being silhouetted by 16 cranes building high-rises -- the juxtaposition of haves and have-nots," former state... Read more
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The Signal
California nears $2 billion plan to house its homelessoff the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "
California nears $2 billion plan to house its homeless
The Signal / Posted 6 days ago
off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "There's just something immoral about a tent city being silhouetted by 16 cranes building high-rises — the juxtaposition of haves and have-nots," former state Senate... Read more
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CBS News
California preps $2 billion solution to homeless crisisoff the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "
California preps $2 billion solution to homeless crisis
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "There's just something immoral about a tent city being silhouetted by 16 cranes building high-rises - the juxtaposition of haves and have-nots," former state Senate... Read more
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ABC News
California Nears $2 Billion Plan to House Its Homelessoff the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "
California Nears $2 Billion Plan to House Its Homeless
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "There's just something immoral about a tent city being silhouetted by 16 cranes building high-rises — the juxtaposition of haves and have-nots," former state Senate... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California nears $2 billion plan to house its homelessoff the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "
California nears $2 billion plan to house its homeless
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
off the streets. The Legislature could consider the measure later this week. "There's just something immoral about a tent city being silhouetted by 16 cranes building high-rises - the juxtaposition of haves and have-nots," former state Senate... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Public Feedback Wanted At Dallas Homelessness MeetingsHomeless Commission after last month’s closure of the homeless camp under an In
Public Feedback Wanted At Dallas Homelessness Meetings
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
Homeless Commission after last month’s closure of the homeless camp under an Interstate-45 overpass often referred to as “Tent City”. Mayor Rawlings said the Commission is necessary because, “There is much to be done — otherwise we will be here a... Read more
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Orange County Register
After critical grand jury report, Orange County police boost training to handle mentally illAna River and vagabonds wandering alleys and parks, parts of Anaheim appear alm
After critical grand jury report, Orange County police boost training to handle mentally ill
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
Ana River and vagabonds wandering alleys and parks, parts of Anaheim appear almost post-apocalyptic. A shockingly large tent city, with about 500 homeless people around the county’s Civic Center in Santa Ana, too, belies the television myth that... Read more
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The Tyee
'I Go to Bed in Tears': Lower Mainland Renter RageWith so much of the attention focused on Victoria's tent city and Vancouver's s
'I Go to Bed in Tears': Lower Mainland Renter Rage
The Tyee / Posted 9 days ago
With so much of the attention focused on Victoria's tent city and Vancouver's skyrocketing home prices in the housing debate, one group is left hollering, "Hey, what about us?" Last Sunday, the Province newspaper published "Squeezed out: Renters... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Carhartt store coming to Boulevard Consumer Squarestore will open in August. Carhartt products have long been available in Weste
Carhartt store coming to Boulevard Consumer Square
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
store will open in August. Carhartt products have long been available in Western New York at other retailers, such as Tent City, Gander Mountain and Tractor Supply stores. This will be the region’s first Carhartt-owned store. It’s the... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Wheeler looks at Texas program as model for Portland homeless issuemayor-elect said he already has support from some local developers, adding that
Wheeler looks at Texas program as model for Portland homeless issue
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 10 days ago
mayor-elect said he already has support from some local developers, adding that the Haven for Hope idea could eliminate the tent city issue for good and that he wants it to be a collaborative effort. “Let’s take a look at what’s working, what... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The Seattle Barkery is a food truck for dogs (yes, really!)proud of,” Dawn adds. Leftover treats, when they have them, have gone to Seattl
The Seattle Barkery is a food truck for dogs (yes, really!)
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
proud of,” Dawn adds. Leftover treats, when they have them, have gone to Seattle Animal Shelter or to pets at a Shoreline tent city, where they’ve poured coffee for the people, too. The Fords know they’re crazy dog-lovers; they say so right on... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
First group of unaccompanied minors from Central America arrive in Homesteadafter having escaped the danger and poverty in their hometowns, Local 10 News l
First group of unaccompanied minors from Central America arrive in Homestead
Local 10 Miami / Posted 12 days ago
after having escaped the danger and poverty in their hometowns, Local 10 News learned on Tuesday. Officials said the tent city will house children ranging in age from 7 to 18 years old. Most are from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. The... Read more
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Maneater
Editorial: New protest policies are too vagueIt was a policy even before November. Then-Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin and the r
Editorial: New protest policies are too vague
Maneater / Posted 12 days ago
It was a policy even before November. Then-Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin and the rest of the administration allowed the tent city on Carnahan Quad remain because, according to the Columbia Daily Tribune, Loftin said, “stopping would have had a... Read more
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BC Local News
Cost of tent city tops $567,000: city reportAs the tent city on the lawns of the Victoria courthouse continues to balloon,
Cost of tent city tops $567,000: city report
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
As the tent city on the lawns of the Victoria courthouse continues to balloon, so does the City of Victoria's bill for the encampment. According to a recent staff report, the city has spent more than $1.6 million managing issues related to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Greek police clear makeshift migrant camps near Macedonian borderthree improvised camps had swelled after officials last month moved some 4,000
Greek police clear makeshift migrant camps near Macedonian border
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
three improvised camps had swelled after officials last month moved some 4,000 people away from the sprawling tent city of Idomeni, on the Macedonian border. The camp closures are part of a strategy by Greece to prevent a buildup of... Read more
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Rappler
Greece clears more makeshift migrant campsfrontier. The 3 improvised camps had swelled after officials last month moved
Greece clears more makeshift migrant camps
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
frontier. The 3 improvised camps had swelled after officials last month moved some 4,000 people away from the sprawling tent city of Idomeni, on the Macedonian border. The camp closures are part of a strategy by Greece to prevent a buildup of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Victoria goes from frumpy to funkydowntown blemish has enraged local residents, spawned opposition groups and ril
Victoria goes from frumpy to funky
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
downtown blemish has enraged local residents, spawned opposition groups and riled the tourism sector. Since last fall, Tent City, behind Victoria’s courthouse, on provincial land, has been home to roughly 125 people, who in an April Supreme... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose councilman opposes homeless housing project ahead of votebeing proposed are good, solid projects." Nguyen, who just returned from a tri
San Jose councilman opposes homeless housing project ahead of vote
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
being proposed are good, solid projects." Nguyen, who just returned from a trip to Portland where he slept in an outdoor tent city, says that experience taught him the importance of keeping homeless housing projects away from neighbors. "The... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Breast cancer survivor motivates Relay For Life participantsRelay For Life survivor speaker.Relay began around 6 p.m. Friday and included s
Breast cancer survivor motivates Relay For Life participants
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Relay For Life survivor speaker.Relay began around 6 p.m. Friday and included survivors’ lap, luminaries, activities in tent city and countless people walking around the track at the Neosho High School’s football field to raise money and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Drug trials with Zentech 'easy money'and hosts up to 60 participants at a time in the facility. It also recruits at
Drug trials with Zentech 'easy money'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
and hosts up to 60 participants at a time in the facility. It also recruits at the university with a stall at this year's tent city event. Managing director of Zenith Technology Dr Cheung-Tak Hung worked as a pharmacy lecturer when he first came... Read more
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Daily Mail
Controversial Joe Arpaio to host boot camp for children at Tent CityAmerica's toughest sheriff takes on school children: Joe Apaio hosts summer boo
Controversial Joe Arpaio to host boot camp for children at Tent City
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
America's toughest sheriff takes on school children: Joe Apaio hosts summer boot camp at controversial Tent City where kids are treated like prisoners Joe Arpaio is holding a two day boot camp for school children this summer Will combine two... Read more
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The Seattle Times
UW president: Campus to host homeless encampmentAfter hundreds supporters came forward, the University of Washington is moving
UW president: Campus to host homeless encampment
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
After hundreds supporters came forward, the University of Washington is moving forward with plans to host a tent city for homeless people on its Seattle campus next year, the school’s president said. The decision comes after officials fielded... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
UW to host tent city next yearSEATTLE – The University of Washington plans to host a tent city next year for
UW to host tent city next year
KING5 Seattle / Posted 16 days ago
SEATTLE – The University of Washington plans to host a tent city next year for 90 days. The UW President Ana Mari Cauce posted a letter online saying feedback from the community has been positive, with a 2-1 margin in favor of the tent city. The... Read more
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Mashable
Student creates minimalist wash bags for refugeesto sell it at summer music festivals in the UK. Following an eye-opening exper
Student creates minimalist wash bags for refugees
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
to sell it at summer music festivals in the UK. Following an eye-opening experience as a volunteer at the ill-famed Calais tent city, John Godfrey of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Dublin decided to try and "make a difference in a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Preparing for the big one: Why you should care about the Cascade Rising quake drillFairgrounds, Washington Nat’l Guard soldiers hammer stakes into the ground with
Preparing for the big one: Why you should care about the Cascade Rising quake drill
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
Fairgrounds, Washington Nat’l Guard soldiers hammer stakes into the ground with a giant wooden mallet. They’re staging a tent city, complete medical facilities and satellite communication. All to coordinate these hypothetical operations both on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Slices of Boracay, Palawan beaches in Quezonhas 22 huts, rented out for P850 to P1,200 each. It is divided into three stati
Slices of Boracay, Palawan beaches in Quezon
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
has 22 huts, rented out for P850 to P1,200 each. It is divided into three stations: an area for huts and cottages, the “tent city” where guests stay in tents, and an area where eight air-conditioned hotel rooms featuring a restaurant and... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Elders Gathering only a month awaysaid. "The totem pole is about respect and honour so we are hoping to bring tha
Elders Gathering only a month away
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
said. "The totem pole is about respect and honour so we are hoping to bring that back to the park as well." The original tent city — where First Nations camped at the Stampede Grounds in the past — is being replicated for the gathering as... Read more
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BC Local News
Youth homelessness an unseen crisis in Victoriathat something is amiss,” said Muldoon about the increasing amount of applicati
Youth homelessness an unseen crisis in Victoria
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
that something is amiss,” said Muldoon about the increasing amount of applications for housing. “When they focused on tent city a couple months ago, about one or two youth were there. Where are the other 115 youth that you don’t hear... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Duncan beautician starts sunglass drive to help the homelessMonday through Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. You have until June 15. Harv
Duncan beautician starts sunglass drive to help the homeless
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 18 days ago
Monday through Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. You have until June 15. Harvey says they will deliver the sun glasses to Tent City in Oklahoma City and the homeless shelter in Duncan at the end of the month. Copyright 2016 KSWO. All rights... Read more
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