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Homelessness

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  • Broward panel urges penny tax for homeless

    Broward panel urges penny tax for homeless
    A Broward County advisory board had no interest on Wednesday in helping Fort Lauderdale with its homeless feeding predicament, but it did recommend the county pursue a one-cent food and beverage tax to pay for additional homeless programs. Fort...
  • Bullying hackers only hurt their cause

    Bullying hackers  only hurt  their cause
    The Fort Lauderdale hackers are nothing more than bullies. What they did Monday to city and police websites was no public service. The hackers did not help the homeless. They did not solve anything. They did not win. Whoever is responsible for the...
  • Hospitals grapple with challenge in caring for homeless

    DALLAS The patient, a homeless man with substance abuse problems, had been hit by a car and was taken to a hospital for treatment. Upon discharge, he went back to the woods, where he'd been living. Three days later, he returned to the hospital. This...
  • Nov. 29 Letters: A Monterrori perspective

    Editors' note: On Saturdays this month, we will feature letters from 10 students of the Hampton Roads International Montessori School in Newport News. For information on how more Peninsula-area students might participate in a similar letter-writing...
  • No winter homeless shelter this year in Glendale

    No winter homeless shelter this year in Glendale
    Out of options and with time running out, organizers say they will be unable to offer winter shelter for the homeless in Glendale. Last year's 80-bed shelter operated in an industrial neighborhood of the city for three months and was organized by...
  • Homeless advocates rally for change in Fort Lauderdale

    Homeless advocates rally for change in Fort Lauderdale
    Hungry for change, about 100 protested Saturday in front of the downtown federal courthouse against city leaders and their ordinance to restrict outdoor feedings for the homeless. The most coveted speaker: Arnold Abbott, 90, who has grown into an iconic...
  • Activist supporting homeless in Fort Lauderdale ends hunger strike

    Activist supporting homeless in Fort Lauderdale ends hunger strike
    A woman who vowed to stop eating while Fort Lauderdale city officials put restrictions on outdoor feedings for the homeless says she has ended her hunger strike. Jillian Pim, 30, of Dania Beach, said she went without food for 24 days. She said she ate...
  • Once homeless, veterans find refuge in Eastside housing complex

    Once homeless, veterans find refuge in Eastside housing complex
    Harry Jones' most-prized possession is a big brown sofa, with plenty of room for two. But it sits unused half the time because the 64-year-old veteran prefers to stand across the room, where he can better admire it. "It's so nice," he said. "Now I...
  • Homeless issue goes beyond Fort Lauderdale

    Homeless issue goes beyond Fort Lauderdale
    Broward cities have had a tense relationship with the homeless who live here. Those tensions flared into front-page headlines and national news reports this month when Fort Lauderdale made a 90-year-old World War II vet a scofflaw for feeding the...
  • Letter: Homeless deserve better in this city

    Re: “Shelter finds no room for the homeless,” Nov. 27. I can't begin to tell you how sad it is to read a headline that declares that there is no room for the homeless. What has happened to the heart of democracy? We can accommodate...
  • Shelter finds no room for the homeless

    Shelter finds no room for the homeless
    With no luck in finding a new space for housing the homeless overnight, Glendale will go without a winter shelter this year. Last year’s 80-bed shelter operated out of 437 Fernando Court for three months and was organized by Ascencia, the city&...