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Panhandlers Banned From Standing In Medians

LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4)– Starting Monday it is illegal to stand in the medians of nine high-traffic intersections in Longmont.

The city installed signs on the medians to alert people to the new ordinance. 81 more words

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Initiative Looks To Provide Long-Term Solutions For Dallas Panhandlers

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – For many panhandlers, they’re surviving, but it could hardly be seen as living as they hold cardboard etched with signs and collect spare change on the street. 236 more words

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Homeless man sues Sandy over anti-panhandling ordinance

SALT LAKE CITY — A man who says he is homeless has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Sandy, challenging an ordinance that he alleges infringes on panhandling. 335 more words

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SEPTA Police Rolls Out New Policy To Crack Down On Panhandling

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Take a spin around the city and there’s a good chance a stranger with a sign will approach.

In preparation of the NFL Draft just two weeks away Philadelphia police say that they will be enforcing panhandling violations with “compassion” focusing on outreach rather than fines or charges. 183 more words

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The homeless and our own humanity

LAST SUMMER I was walking to Minute Maid Park, about a block away from the George R. Brown Convention Center, when a man approached me and asked if I could help him out. 842 more words