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Homelessness

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  • Two challengers seek to upset Fort Lauderdale mayor's re-election plans

    Two challengers seek to upset Fort Lauderdale mayor's re-election plans
    FORT LAUDERDALE — Homeless feeding restrictions, marriage equality and the International Swimming Hall of Fame won't be on the city's Feb. 10 election ballot, but opponents of Mayor Jack Seiler want voters to be thinking about them. Seiler is...
  • Homeless Person's Memorial service caps off year of special help

    Homeless Person's Memorial service caps off year of special help
    With the economy getting stronger in the Orlando area, the region’s unemployment rate is falling and rents in downtown are starting to soar. But even as more and more people find their job outlook getting brighter, both the city of Orlando and the...
  • John Mica gives I-4, VA updates

    John Mica gives I-4, VA updates
    Homelessness, veterans' issues and politics will be topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: Incoming House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, talks to Ybeth Bruzual on News 13's "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8...
  • Family, police seek help in finding missing man, 21

    Family, police seek help in finding missing man, 21
    Cary police are looking for a 21-year-old man last seen Saturday evening at a church homeless shelter. Kyle Cuchna is considered to be a "high risk missing person," police said. Cuchna is 6 foot 1 and 150 pounds, and has a small scar by his left eye,...
  • Wauconda bus driver finds missing Cary man

    Wauconda bus driver finds missing Cary man
    When news of Kyle Cuchna's disappearance reached Tina Leigh on Facebook, she put herself in his parents' shoes and felt the same desperation, even though she never knew the family. "I thought, 'Oh, my God, if that was my son,' " said the 39-year-old...
  • Volunteers hit streets to begin annual count of Broward homeless

    Volunteers hit streets to begin annual count of Broward homeless
    Volunteers wielding clipboards and questionnaires fanned out across Broward County on Tuesday, visiting public parks, downtown alleyways and feeding centers as part of a three-day effort to count the thousands of homeless men and women living in Broward's...
  • New homeless shelter opens with fanfare, concerns

    New homeless shelter opens with fanfare, concerns
    The Coalition for the Homeless unveiled its new $6.6 million men's shelter Wednesday, drawing both praise for the Orlando nonprofit's transformation and concerns that the emergency shelter it once offered is gone. In a confetti-strewn grand opening...
  • Housing first ends homelessness: Their Take

    Housing first ends homelessness: Their Take
    Housing first ... [T]here aren't as many homeless people on the streets [of Hartford] as there used to be. The reason, remarkably enough, is that many of them now have homes. Reduction of the homeless population may well be the state's top social...
  • Community supported Winter Shelter at St. Philip's Church in Laurel [Letter]

    Every year between November and March many of the local churches of all denominations in the Laurel area host an event called the Laurel Winter Shelter. The participating churches will host for one full week and some do so more than once. This gives the...
  • Young homeless get help from those who've walked in their shoes

    Young homeless get help from those who've walked in their shoes
    Milton Chalmers can't see the Chicago skyline from his modest bedding underneath the iron framework of Lower Wacker, but it doesn't stop him from thinking there's a place for him beyond Skid Row. "I want to be in the Army," said Chalmers, 21, who has...
  • Glendale Council Candidate: Paula Devine

    Glendale Council Candidate: Paula Devine
    At a Glance: Age: Occupation: Retired Teacher Political affiliation: Democrat Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education, 1962 Master of Arts in Education Administration, 1976 Online Resources:  Campaign Website Facebook Page...