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City considering alternative sites to controversial Brighton Beach homeless shelter * Brooklyn Paper
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Forty Under 40 2021: James Hein, Tonkon Torp - Portland Business Journal
Name: James Hein
Company: Tonkon Torp
What the company does: Law firm
Title: Partner
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'Fentanyl is where the devil dwells': notes from 16th and Mission as drug overdose deaths spike
Patty, who sells clothing at the corner of 16th and Mission, and is known in the community as someone who will give away a jacket to a person who is cold or a pair of shoes to someone in need, says she has personally known 10 people who have died from an overdose in the last year.
Fallout from Toronto's homeless encampment removals continues | CBC News
Toronto resident Alicia Soerensen has filed a complaint with the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) as a result of what she alleges was an unlawful arrest during police officers' attempt to clear a homeless encampment from Lamport Stadium park on Wednesday.
After Two Decades in Music, Yola Expands Her Powers
Last year, the English powerhouse singer and songwriter was nominated for four Grammys. Now she's returning with "Stand for Myself," an album made on her own terms.
Calculus is hard.
City of Orange Terminating Lease on Homeless Services Provider
For decades, Mary's Kitchen has been serving three meals a day, six days a week to needy individuals in Orange, a city about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
Candlewood Suites: Protesters rally against hotel for the homeless
Some residents and business owners in northwest Austin are protesting the purchase, saying they have safety concerns.
Toronto city councillors pen letter calling for end to violence at homeless encampments | CBC News
Five city councillors have released a signed letter calling for an end to violence during forced evictions at homeless encampments in city parks and arguing that Mayor John Tory's approach has not been an effective solution.
Over $50 million in new Housing Stability Grants includes partnership to help veterans experiencing homelessness
Gov. Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs is granting $52.9 million for housing stabilization in the state.
This week's best deals: $100 off Apple's iPad Air and more | Engadget
A bunch of gadgets went on sale this week, from Apple products to streaming devices. The latest iPad Air is $100 off at Amazon, bringing it down to an all-time low of $500.