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Mayor Proposes More Tent Cities For The Homeless In Seattle

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city needs more tent cities to respond to homelessness and illegal camping.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2015

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Thief Robs Homeless Man Of Food Money At Knifepoint

Michael Gillespie, a homeless man in Seattle, was robbed at knifepoint by a thief who wanted the small amount of change Gillespie had.

12/20/2014

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Oregon’s Homeless Student Population Is Up

The state Education Department said Wednesday that 18,902 students were homeless at some point during the 2013-14 academic year

CBS Seattle–11/12/2014

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Portland Considering Tiny Homes For City’s Homeless

The city of Portland is considering building tiny homes in an effort to get homeless people off the street.

08/26/2014

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Report: Homeless People, African-American Males Most Likely To Be Ticketed For Public Pot Use

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

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Oregon Bank Robber Demands $1, Waits For Police

A homeless man is accused of robbing a bank in Clackamas, Ore. then waiting for police to arrest him.

CBS Seattle–08/23/2013

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Guide to Puget Sound Fall and Winter Coat Drives

If your kids are in need of new coats this fall, why not donate their outgrown coats to a great cause? Here are some local coat drives that would love to receive new or gently used coats to help families through this winter.

10/15/2012

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New HomelessYouth Service Center to Open in Redmond

There’s a Grand Opening on Wednesday, October 10 for the new center, which will offer emergency overnight shelter for young adults and full-service daytime drop-in hours for the homeless ages 15 – 24.

10/06/2012

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Best “Scary” Halloween Runs in Puget Sound 2012

Ready to dress up and make a run for it? Helping local charities, getting your exercise and dressing up for Halloween – what could be more fun? Here are the best 2012 Puget Sound Halloween Runs and Walks.

10/02/2012

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Boy, 13, Accused In Attacks On Homeless In Oregon

Police say a 13-year-old boy is one of two people accused of attacking homeless people in southeast Portland.

08/02/2012

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