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Category: Homelessness
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New shelter opens for residents of Minneapolis homeless camp 12.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Social workers are trying to convince some who are leery of living in a shelter to try a new navigation center across the highway from the encampment.
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5 questions as Minneapolis opens experimental homeless shelter 11.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The "navigation center" is the first of its kind in Minnesota and could be a model for sheltering homeless across the state, if it succeeds. Here's what it's about.
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Outreach group accused of abuse, intimidation at homeless camp 7.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Native American leaders in the Twin Cities plan to issue a statement Friday condemning the actions of Natives Against Heroin. The group is accused of being too controlling and aggressive.
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Developer to build 70 homes in response to Mpls homeless camp 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Twin Cities affordable housing developer plans to build a 70-unit apartment building in Minneapolis in response to the homeless encampment along Franklin and Hiawatha avenues.
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3 key questions as Minneapolis readies homeless camp shelter 3.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Even as the city and its partners rush to open an emergency shelter for people living in tents along Franklin and Hiawatha avenues, questions vital to the effort's success remain unanswered.
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Minneapolis firefighters start fire watch at homeless encampment 2.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minneapolis Fire Department has started an overnight fire watch at the homeless encampment along Franklin and Hiawatha avenues.
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Minneapolis plans to close homeless camp once emergency shelter opens 28.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Until now, it was unclear what would happen with the site near Franklin and Hiawatha avenues in south Minneapolis.
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Holiday brings food donations - and mixed feelings - at homeless encampment 24.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Donations of food and clothes flooded into the Minneapolis homeless encampment on Thursday for Thanksgiving. But many at the encampment do not celebrate the holiday because of its historical connection to massacres of native people.
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Find a home for the homeless? It's no easy task in Minnesota 21.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Finding a Twin Cities landlord willing to work with someone who's homeless is a huge challenge, even when a tenant has the rent money, and even when the would-be tenant is a woman carrying a newborn.
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The Revolving Door and the Assault on Community Reinvestment 21.11.2018 American Prospect
Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/via AP Images Joseph Otting, Comptroller of the Currency, prepares to testify during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Rayburn Building in Washington.  The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) is a piece of 1977 legislation that requires banks to reinvest in their communities. The Republicans have been gunning for it, and now proposed regulations would weaken it in several key respects. At the heart of this story is the federal regulator of national banks, whose title is U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, a man named Joseph Otting. Conflicts of interest and revolving doors in the Trump administration are such a common story that they barely make news, but this one is worth telling. In his previous job, the CRA nearly cost Otting a $24 million payday.  Congress approved the Community Reinvestment Act in 1977 to combat redlining and other forms of discriminatory lending. Senator William Proxmire, then chair of the Senate Banking Committee, authored the measure amidst ...
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Fire burns tents at Minneapolis homeless camp; no injuries reported 20.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
At least two tents caught fire Monday at a homeless encampment but the Minneapolis Fire Department said that no injuries were reported and the bulk of the fires were extinguished quickly.
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St. Paul encampment closed, some decide to avoid the newly-opened winter shelter 16.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Police, social workers and volunteers worked with campers to pack up tents and possessions below the Cathedral of St. Paul and along a fence above Interstate 35E.
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Warming tents go up at site of long-standing encampment in Minneapolis 15.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The city gave permission for the warming tents because new shelter space is not ready. Temperatures have been well below freezing in recent days.
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St. Paul set to open winter shelter, close homeless camp 1.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
St. Paul and Ramsey County officials will open their emergency winter shelter Thursday, weeks earlier than last year, as authorities prepare to close a homeless encampment by Cathedral Hill.
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Lion Air Jet Struck the Water at High Speed, Investigator Says 31.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
A Lion Air jet with 189 people on board hit the surface of the Java Sea with enough speed that it “disintegrated” upon impact, the lead investigator said Wednesday.
Families at homeless encampment weigh staying together, seeking shelter 31.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A conversation with residents of the homeless encampment in Minneapolis reveals what attracted them to that location and the challenges that they face in finding permanent homes.
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Brother, Can You Spare Three Billion Dimes? 29.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
A San Francisco ballot measure to throw money at the homeless with no plan.
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Megyn Kelly is likely ousted from NBC, and I can only think of Tamron Hall | Elizabeth Wellington 26.10.2018 Philly.com News
As we say goodbye (and good riddance to Megyn Kelly) I wonder what Temple alum and former NBC anchor Tamron Hall is thinking.
Two young photographers tackle trauma through art 25.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New photo gallery creatively addresses trauma through the eyes of teenagers.
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Survey seeks to uncover the complicated stories of homelessness 25.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Thousands of volunteers will fan out across the state Thursday, from emergency shelters to the streets, gathering information on Minnesota's homeless population.
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