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Art Therapy An Aesthetic Outlet For At-Risk Kids

Poverty, homeless and abuse are problems — and art is one of the solutions. At least in one program that’s finding a way to give at-risk kids a new way to express themselves, and an opportunity to display their work at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

08/18/2013

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Man Sleeping In Dumpster Tossed Into Garbage Truck

A garbage truck driver got a surprise Tuesday morning when he discovered a man inside the back containment area of his truck. The garbage truck driver was making pickups near the Warehouse District when he heard pounding from the back of the truck.

06/18/2013

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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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