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Homeless Youth In Minn. Face Uncertain Future

Wilder Research estimates, that on any night in the state of Minnesota, 2,500 youth and young adults are homeless and unaccompanied by an adult.

06/10/2013

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Positively MN: Nonprofit Curbs Growing Homeless Youth Population

Minnesota’s homeless youth population is growing. On any given night, 2,500 young people spend the night on couches, car backseats, or worst of all, at city parks across the Metro. More than 10,000 Minnesotans younger than 18 will experience homelessness in some form this year.

05/16/2013

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Art Program Aims To Help Homeless Youth Be Kids

Inside the art covered walls of YouthLink lies a refuge — a safe place for youth with nowhere to call home.

04/24/2013

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Study Finds Homelessness Still Rising In Minnesota

A new study by Wilder Research finds homelessness continues to rise in Minnesota but not as dramatically as during the economic crash.

03/06/2013

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Homeless Shelters Seeing More Women Over 60

On a good night, “Cindy” can get a bottom bunk at Sally’s Place, a downtown Minneapolis homeless shelter for single women.

01/31/2013

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St. Louis County To Conduct Homeless Count

Officials in St. Louis County will be counting the number of homeless people who are avoiding shelter on a night of brutal cold.

01/23/2013

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Few Shelters Open To Homeless On Cold Christmas Night

Christmas night this year was cold, bone-chillingly cold.

12/25/2012

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Church Offers Homeless Comfort For The Holidays

A local organization is partnering with area churches to make sure people with no place to live have a good Christmas.

12/22/2012

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1,800 Homeless Come To Convention Center For Help

The 14th annual Project Homeless Connect in Minneapolis is underway at the Convention Center. They will serve about 1,800 people at the event, providing those in need with a variety of different services.

12/10/2012

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Police Pull Homeless Man’s Body From Mississippi

A homeless man died Saturday afternoon after he slipped into the Mississippi River, authorities say.

12/08/2012

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Cop Helps Homeless Man

Great heartwarming story

11/29/2012

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With Low Mpls. Vacancy Rates, Shelter Numbers Swell

People Serving People’s headquarters are in the shadows of the Metrodome, The ten-story, 110,000-square-foot building houses some of the most vulnerable citizens in our community.

11/03/2012

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1 Of 2 Men Sentenced In Homeless Man’s Beating Death

A Richfield teen has been sentenced to five years in prison for the beating death of a homeless man in North Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

10/17/2012

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Minneapolis’ New Facility Can Take 300 Homeless Off The Street

On any given night in Minneapolis, between 300 and 400 people have no place to sleep. The tough economy has the city’s homeless population soaring — making the need for housing crucial. Now, Minneapolis has a new facility that will take more than 300 people off the streets.

09/18/2012

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Fargo-Area Shelters Report Unprecedented Demand

Homeless shelters in the Fargo-Moorhead area report unprecedented demand this summer. New Life Center Assistant Director Rob Swiers tells The Forum newspaper that that shelter turned away 178 men in June and July because of a lack of space.

09/10/2012

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Peavey Plaza Homeless Find Confusion At Hands Of Cops, Church

For months, Peavey Plaza housed members of the Occupy Movement. But it quickly became a place that business owners and police call “a problem.” Police say the increasing poor conditions for people living at Peavey Plaza led to a 300 percent increase in arrests in that area.

07/28/2012

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Police: Peavey Plaza Temporarily Closed, Arrests Up 300%

Peavey Plaza is being temporarily closed for cleaning and maintenance, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

07/17/2012

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Heat Impacts Twin Cities Homeless

The heat wave is impacting Minnesota’s homeless population. Shelters across the Twin Cities are at full capacity with people looking to cool off.

07/16/2012

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Minneapolis Apartment Fire Leaves 32 Homeless

It was just after 2 o’clock Friday morning when the shrill sound of smoke alarms pierced the overnight darkness.

03/09/2012

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Many Homeless People Turning To Cars For Shelter

On a cold winter night, Sandy Norton is reading herself to sleep. She’s wrapped in a blanket, in the front seat of her car. Norton is the face of the working poor.

02/23/2012

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Shave A Mullet? People Do ‘Whatever’ To Stop Homelessness

A new campaign hatched in Minneapolis is tapping into one of America’s most powerful demographics to help put an end to youth homelessness.

12/30/2011

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‘Project Homeless Connect’ Provides Help To Homeless

Hennepin County held its 12th annual Project Homeless Connect Monday. The event is a one stop shop for people who are either homeless or close to being homeless.

12/12/2011

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Anoka-Hennepin Schools Offer Food Shelves For Hungry

The latest survey found that more than 1,400 people are homeless in Anoka County, and nearly 600 are children in families. Even more startling is the increase in young adults ages 18 to 21 who are homeless.

12/07/2011

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Lincoln Place Offers Homes For Homeless Youths

On any given night in the Twin Cities, there are roughly 1,000 people who don’t have a place to sleep. If all of the homeless shelters are filled to capacity, only 30 percent of the need is met.

12/03/2011

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