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Day 11: Can You Believe It?

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Everybody’s talking about it: there was a couple standing in front of the mall with signs today; people were stopping to give them water, food, and even money—can you… 766 more words

No Mercy...No Justice...

On my wanderings through Trenton today, I came across a fellow that I hadn’t seen in a couple of months. We’ll call him Jack. Jack grew up in the Princeton area. 1,382 more words

Rochester City Council votes for aggressive panhandling ban

The Rochester City Council passed the first vote Monday night on an ordinance that some say would curb aggressive panhandling.

The ordinance doesn’t ban panhandling altogether, but does limit where people can ask for money. 588 more words


Council votes on aggressive panhandling in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. – It’s an issue we have been covering for a month, and now local leaders put it to a vote.

Monday night the Rochester City Council talked about aggressive panhandling in the city. 84 more words

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Day Eight: Oatmeal and Offerings

Well, it’s day eight, but who’s counting?

I wanted to get to my spot by 10 a.m. this morning, so I got up and headed out early to catch the bus, not even taking the time to eat my oatmeal. 850 more words

Windsor to investigate tougher panhandler restrictions

Despite a pledge by the Downtown Windsor BIA to fund a pilot project involving six “care meters” installed on Ouellette Avenue, the lack of a seconder meant a motion by Ward 3 Coun. 520 more words


'Buddy, can you spare your sign?': Artist buys cardboard pleas of homeless

Panhandlers holding cardboard signs asking for money cause some of us to look away uncomfortably.

But Willie Baronet is drawn to those people and their signs like a moth to a lamp. 371 more words