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Pre-Thanksgiving Stories -- Local Homeless Purges Across Nation

David Tereshchuk | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
David Tereshchuk

It's a long-standing media tradition, and not just among the BHLM ("bleeding-heart-liberal-media") to mark Thanksgiving by paying some attention -- be it sincere or merely dutiful -- to those citizens who clearly don't have a lot to be thankful for.

Advocates Seek Better Health Outcomes For Homeless | Posted 06.11.2013 | Impact

Years after facing patient dumping allegations and hefty legal settlements, Southern California hospital executives have begun working with advocates ...

Ron Dicker

Homeless TV Weather Reporters? | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.31.2013 | Impact

In Europe, the TV weather reporter might be closer to the outside elements than viewers think. Homeless people are being recruited to give the fore...

'I'm A Piece Of Garbage As Far As These People Are Concerned'

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Army veteran Don Matyja was getting by alright on the streets of this city tucked in Southern California suburbia until he got t...

Bloomberg: NYC Homeless Shelters Offer 'More Pleasurable Experience'

Posted 08.24.2012 | New York

While attending a press conference in Queens on Thursday, Mayor Bloomberg said New York City's homeless shelters have improved so greatly in recent ye...

Rhode Island To Pass First Ever 'Homeless Bill Of Rights'

Reuters | Jason McLure | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact

(Reuters) - Rhode Island's governor is expected to sign into law the first "Homeless Bill of Rights" in the United States as early as next week, form...

J.D. Glass, Once Homeless Himself, Now An Advocate For The Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Last year, J.D. Glass was living in the woods in Virginia, wrestling with alcoholism so severe that he was on the brink of death. When Glass reached o...

Some Homeless Squat in Foreclosed Houses

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CLEVELAND — The nation's foreclosure crisis has led to a painful irony for homeless people: On any given night they are outnumbered in some citi...