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Panhandlers' Placards Show Signs Of Continued Economic Hardship
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Homeless Shelters In Amarillo At Full Capacity Due To Severe Cold

The cold weather is especially hard on the homeless population in Amarillo.

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Bahnhofsmission Homeless Kitchen Holds Street Fest Fundraiser
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Census Bureau Claims 3 Million People Poor People Went Uncounted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says there are about 3 million more poor people in the United States than its official count shows.

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Camden Battles Crime And Poverty In Effort To Re-Vitalize Community
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Boston Homeless Man Turns In Money-Filled Backpack

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say a homeless man who found a backpack containing tens of thousands of dollars in cash and traveler's checks turned it over to authorities.

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High Plains Food Bank Facebook
High Plains Food Bank Facebook
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Help The High Plains Food Bank With ‘Hunger Action Month’

Give back, and go orange this September!

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YouTubers Make a Touching Video to Get Homeless People to Smile

A group more known for getting laughs has decided to get smiles, instead.

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LA To Ask Supreme Court For Right To Remove Homeless' Belongings From Streets
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Help On The Way For Amarillo Homeless

Being homeless is not a fun situation or at least I can't imagine it being all that entertaining.  Some help is on the way for the homeless people in our area.

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Be Careful — That Homeless Man May Really Be a Cop Out to Catch Distracted Drivers

As in many areas of the US, driving while using a cell phone is illegal in Ontario, Canada. But since many people obey the law only when they see a police officer, undercover cops have found a novel way to catch violators: they’re going incognito as vagrants.

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‘Homeless Hotspots’ Ignite Heated Debate

The annual SXSW interactive conference in Austin is sometimes plagued with snail-slow internet speeds (when you can connect at all). But this year it’s been a little easier to find a wifi hotspot: just look for a homeless person. Yes, homeless people are now being used as wifi spots.

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Volunteers Arrested For Feeding Homeless [VIDEO]

Three Orlando citizens who were only trying to do a good deed ended up behind bars on Wednesday. They were part of the international charity organization, "Food Not Bombs," a group that provides meals to those without.

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Ohio And Mississippi Rivers Cause Severe Flooding
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Mississippi River Continue To Rise & Destroy Homes

Flooding continues to put people out of their homes and living in shelters. People losing their homes and all of their possessions leave shelters full and supplies low.

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