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Red Lake Nation, Frey offer surprise option for homeless camp in Minneapolis 22.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Red Lake Nation and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Friday announced a new site to build a temporary shelter for residents of a homeless encampment that's swelled to an estimated 300 people near Hiawatha and Franklin avenues.
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Mpls. council grapples with where to move homeless encampment 21.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minneapolis City Council is struggling to decide where to relocate residents of a homeless encampment that now resides in south Minneapolis. In a divided vote, council members recommended the site near the schools, a city-owned 1.5-acre lot at East 26th Street and Minnehaha Avenue.
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Michael Bloomberg and the Case of the Homeless Republicans 20.9.2018 American Prospect
AP Photo/Lynne Sladky Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Miami Beach, Florida. America’s homeless have lately been joined by a new group: wealthy, moderate Republicans whose home has been seized by Donald Trump after they were long made to feel unwelcome in their old neighborhood. Democrats, always sympathetic to the displaced, now face a choice about whether to take in this new population of the uprooted and forlorn. No one better embodies the homeless Republicans than Michael Bloomberg, who has  recently been reported  as mulling a race for president as a Democrat. According to Forbes, Bloomberg is the tenth richest person in the world, with a net worth of $53 billion, and he is spending $80 million of it to support Democratic candidates for the House this year. Democrats are certainly glad to have that financial support. They are also glad to have the support of the reclusive hedge fund manager Seth Klarman (net worth, $1.5 billion), ...
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Native American leaders look for solutions to homeless encampment 18.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
More than 300 people are estimated to be living in tents near Hiawatha and Franklin avenues in Minneapolis. The Wall of Forgotten Natives, as some are calling it, is the largest homeless encampment in recent Minnesota history.
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Minneapolis mayor says plans are progressing to address homeless encampment 17.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says a previously stated goal of clearing a growing homeless encampment in the city by the end of September may have to be pushed back.
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Bezos Pledges $2 Billion for Charity 13.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos and his wife are committing $2 billion to fund a new charitable organization dedicated to helping the homeless and educating preschoolers.
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Minneapolis homeless encampment raising health and safety concerns 13.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minneapolis City Council's Housing Policy and Development Committee is directing staff to come up with a plan for emergency temporary housing for a growing number of homeless people camped out near East Franklin and Hiawatha avenues.
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Stopping evictions before they happen 11.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Who is at risk of eviction and what is being done to prevent homelessness?
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Dreams Turn Sour as Turkey's Building Boom Sags 11.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A Turkish building boom is unraveling, with projects frozen and would-be residents left homeless, another blow for the country’s troubled economy.
GoFundMe, law firm says homeless Samaritan will get cash 7.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
GoFundMe and the law firm representing a homeless good Samaritan say he will receive all the money raised for him.
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Police raid home of New Jersey couple who raised $400,000 for homeless man 7.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The seemingly heartwarming story has taken an unpleasant turn, with the once homeless man suing his would-be benefactors, saying they stole most of the money raised in a GoFundMe campaign.
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Lawyer for homeless man says $400,000 raised to help him is gone 5.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Johnny Bobbitt claims he has only received $75,000 of the GoFundMe money raised to get him off the streets. The rest, he argues, has been mismanaged and spent by the couple who pledged to help him.
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GoFundMe investigating campaign for homeless Good Samaritan 25.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A homeless man who received an outpouring of support after he helped a stranded motorist in Philadelphia said he is panhandling once again and using drugs, and he has no access to the money raised on his behalf.
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Minneapolis officials pledge action to help residents of homeless encampment 24.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minneapolis officials said Thursday that the number of people at a homeless encampment on the city's south side has doubled in a week — and the city outlined steps it plans to take to help the camp's residents.
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Gloves off, hands outstretched: Local boxers visit Minneapolis homeless shelter 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Two professional boxers took a break from their training schedule to bring supplies and read stories to homeless children.
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Groups work together to help Mpls. homeless encampment 18.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Members of St. Stephen's Human Services, Natives Against Heroin and other community organizations tried to alleviate some of the issues facing the residents of an encampment in Minneapolis.
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New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Existing Homes 15.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
New Zealand has lured Asian billionaires, Hollywood filmmakers, and tech entrepreneurs with a liberal immigration policy and light regulation of foreign property purchases. Now, as it tries to cool one of the world’s hottest housing markets, the country is banning foreigners from buying existing homes.
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Mpls. police work to change relationships with people who are homeless 9.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minneapolis police say they've made major changes in the way officers interact with those experiencing homelessness.
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San Francisco squalor: City streets strewn with trash, needles and human feces 2.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The city's streets are so filthy that at least one infectious disease expert has compared San Francisco to some of the dirtiest slums in the world.
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Deadly Dam Collapse in Laos 26.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The waters unleashed by the collapse of the Xe-Pian Xe-Nomnoy dam killed at least 24 people and prompted a rescue operation for thousands of stranded villagers.
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