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A resident is seen through the window of an improvised wall of doors at a homeless camp in Portland, OR . (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

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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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Best Thrift Stores in Puget Sound That Do Good

In the age of reusing and recycling, it would also be nice to know you’re giving back! Here are some of our favorite local thrift shops, whose proceeds go to help kids, seniors, the homeless and those in need of a little help.

06/22/2012

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Homeless Advocates Sue Seattle Over Permit Denial

Real Change newspaper and other organizations trying to end homelessness have sued the city of Seattle after they were denied a permit for an event.

04/19/2012

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