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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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Woodinville Church to Host Tent City Beginning April 21

Here’s your chance to help the homeless right here in Puget Sound. Get your family, friends, scout troop, or civic group together to volunteer for something worthwhile.

04/09/2012

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Study: Housing Helps Homeless Alcoholics Drink Less

An innovative program that takes homeless alcoholics off the street and gives them a place to live without requiring them to quit drinking has led residents to dramatically decrease their drinking as well as ease problems related to their addiction, new research has found.

01/25/2012

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Emergency Shelters Open on Eastside

Two drop-in emergency shelters in Bellevue are open for those needing shelter in light of cold temperatures and a potential winter storm.

01/17/2012

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Man With ‘Railroad’ Tattoo Struck By Train Ladder

HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) – A homeless man with the word “Railroad” tattooed on his chest is expected to survive being struck by a ladder attached to the side of a moving train hours after […]

01/04/2012

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Occupy Seattle Offshoot Occupies Abandoned Foreclosed Property

Several Occupy Seattle protesters found a new space to occupy — an abandoned duplex in ill repair.

11/23/2011

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