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Homeless count may reveal yet more people living on the street 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The result likely will underestimate the actual number of people sleeping outside or on transit, but the survey provides at least a minimal point-in-time read on the problem.
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Annual count of people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota takes place Wednesday 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It can be a challenge to determine a precise number of the number of people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota and around the country. One way that officials approach that challenge is the annual Point-in-Time count.
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Letters to the Editor: Will SB 50 result in more affordable housing in California, or just more housing? 17.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

There is plenty of new construction, but much of it is for high-priced condos and apartments. Simply allowing more of that will not fix homelessness.

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Fire survivors say relief isn’t coming fast enough 31.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minneapolis Foundation says $390,000 in contributions have been raised as of Monday afternoon.
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Seattle shelter focuses on Native peoples experiencing homelessness 31.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Organizers hope potential residents are more comfortable coming to a facility that attends to their specific cultural needs.
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Officials: Loss of Drake Hotel hurts efforts to house homeless 28.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The longtime overflow shelter has also provided affordable short-term housing for low income residents.
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Among those forced from homes by Drake fire: Schoolchildren 27.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minneapolis schools estimate 50 students are among the people displaced by the hotel fire. To educators, their plight is only too familiar.
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How to help the victims of the Drake Hotel fire in Minneapolis 27.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Firefighters are still working to put out the Christmas Day blaze that displaced about 250 people. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner says crews hope to have the fire put out later Thursday.
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Walz launches effort to find winter shelter for homeless people 20.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Winter Homeless Initiative will create 150 beds in shelters across the state this winter, but officials say more needs to be done to end homelessness.
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What time is the Democratic debate in Los Angeles? 18.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

The December Democratic debate in Los Angeles was touch-and-go over a labor dispute, but it's back on. Here's what you need to know about Thursday's faceoff.

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Native group retakes Minneapolis homeless camp, decries 'unacceptable' lack of shelter 16.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A group of activists re-occupied the site early Saturday in protest against what they consider a lack of progress by Minneapolis leaders in ensuring safe, stable housing for Native Americans without a place to stay.
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Thinking small to make big difference on homelessness 14.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Smaller, simpler housing units offer a way to house people for less money. Two Twin Cities organizations are looking to implement more creative and much less expensive ways to provide accommodations, with dignity and community support.
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A ‘good new home’ welcomes the formerly homeless 6.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new St. Paul housing project was conceived, designed and built by Native Americans. It aims to help their young residents with education and employment while honoring their culture.
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Catholic Charities to expand housing for homeless in Minneapolis 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The nonprofit organization is acquiring the Augustana Health Care Center in the Elliot Park neighborhood. Catholic Charities will renovate the building to accommodate about 200 people who are chronically homeless.
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MPR News AM Update: A decline in Lake Superior’s ‘gold’ 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plus a warm start to the week and a land giveaway in Duluth.
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As temperatures drop, winter will test Rochester’s new homelessness services 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Rochester is poised to open a new overnight warming shelter this winter for people experiencing homelessness. It’s part of a broader effort among city officials and local organizations aimed at better assisting the city’s growing homeless population.
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Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center receives $500,000 grant 12.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Bush Foundation announced more than $2 million dollars in grants to five non-profits in Minnesota and the Dakotas on Tuesday. One of them is the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, which provides housing and other services for Native American women experiencing addiction, sexual trauma and mental health issues.
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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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Election Day 2019: Everything you need to know to vote 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
From finding what’s on the ballot to making sure you’re registered to vote, here’s what you need to know ahead of Election Day 2019.
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Hepatitis A infections rising in Minnesota 26.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There have been 44 reported hepatitis A infections in Minnesota and state officials suspect many more infections have not been reported.
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