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Poll: Should panhandling be banned?

It’s a topic that has everyone talking on Facebook.

On Tuesday, the Palm Beach County Commission tentatively approved a ban on panhandling.

A hearing will be held at the June 23 commission meeting, which also is when officials will take their final vote on the ordinance. 81 more words


Men allegedly brandished gun while panhandling in downtown Toronto

Toronto police say two men are facing charges after a panhandler allegedly brandished a handgun.

Police say passersby reported the men showed the gun while approaching people near Union Station in downtown Toronto on Tuesday morning. 46 more words


Palm Beach County's planned panhandlers ban will boot firefighters raising money for charity

The county has taken the first step toward getting panhandlers off its streets, tentatively passing a tough new ordinance and setting for June 23 a hearing and a second and final vote. 121 more words


Three big items on today's Palm Beach County Commission agenda

Palm Beach County commissioners take yet another stab today at legislating panhandlers off the streets of the county’s unincorporated areas. The commission is set to discuss a ban on any solicitation in the street, which would run off homeless people and others begging for money but also would eliminate groups such as firefighters who stand at intersections collecting for charity. 120 more words


We Be Beggin' and We Hope You Like Beggin' Too

We can’t help but notice that a few of our pictures have been showing up on other, “Redding citizens wake the hell up,” websites and Facebook pages. 64 more words

Downtown Redding

Panhandling still plagues MARTA, columnist observes

So this probably won’t come as a shock. MARTA still has a problem with panhandlers.

That’s despite a very public “Ride with Respect” outreach campaign that began a year and a half ago to… 93 more words


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