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Sen. Ted Cruz Ducks Race Question

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — One day after Sen. Ted Cruz said Hispanics don’t panhandle because it would be shameful for them, the Republican presidential contender is refusing to offer an opinion about African-Americans who beg for money on the street.  170 more words


Sock Man -- Amanda - 4/29/2015

Sock Man


The sock man shuffles down the sidewalk, black plastic garbage bag in one hand, packages of new socks in the other. “Socks, socks,” he mumbles. 625 more words


How Much is the Safe Streets Act Really Costing Ontario?

There are 2 documents that can give us the answer. The first was published by the Government of Ontario, and it can be found here: ( 260 more words

Telluride Adopts Law Against Aggressive Panhandling

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) – Telluride has adopted rules against aggressive panhandling after making some changes sought by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Town councilors voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt the revised ordinance. 103 more words


My encounter with an aggressive panhandler

By Alexis Footman

Is it just me or are panhandlers becoming more aggressive? I drive the same street route every day on my way to work, so I’ve obviously grown accustomed to seeing certain types of behavior in my neighborhood. 346 more words

Domestic News

Saskatoon’s panhandling bylaw under review

SASKATOON – The issue of aggressive panhandlers in Saskatoon was a topic of discussion for city councillors at a planning committee meeting Monday. The downtown business improvement district’s executive director, Brett Penner, wants clarity and enforcement of the panhandling bylaw. 133 more words


the rules of polite society

I did something you’re not supposed to.

Society tells us not to acknowledge those in our midst that sit on the curb, hand outstretched, with their miserable eyes downcast. 982 more words