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Who really needs help on the street and who gets to decide?

“The vast majority of people you see out here are just trying to survive.” — Bill Mash

From an outside view – who really needs help? 70 more words

Homelessness

Add panhandling no-go zone to downtown parking kiosks

TUESDAY MORNING EDITORIAL — Kamloops City council would do well to act promptly on expanding the no-go zone for panhandlers to parking kiosks in the downtown core. 309 more words

Editorials

Day 12: Something to Think About

I got a lot of honks and waves at my spot at Madison and the bypass today, but some of the expressions I saw on the faces of passersby were comical. 802 more words

Day 11: Can You Believe It?

Extra extra, read all about it!

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

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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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