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How people end up living at airports for months or … years

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Are people really living in airports? In January, local authorities arrested a 36-year-old man named Aditya Singh after he had spent three months living at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Since October, he ...

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Kansas City looking for community partners to tackle homeless issues

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The city of Kansas City has announced several new initiatives to address the homeless crisis. They include repurposing vacant homes and connecting the homeless community with resources to help lift them out ...

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After homeless man robbed company twice, owner responds with mercy

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After being robbed twice by a homeless man, John Paul Cates opted for mercy instead of prosecution. A Surveillance camera caught Travis Sueyoshi nabbing over $10,000 in tools from a construction site ...

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Movie ‘Bobbi Jo: Under the Influence’ has multiple Kansas City connections

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The recently released documentary “Bobbi Jo: Under the Influence” (available through video on demand and DVD) provides a no-holds-barred account of Bobbi Jo Reed. By her own admission, she found herself living ...

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Local agencies seek solutions to help homeless

Local agencies that serve the homeless are bracing for a challenging start to the new year. The $900 billion congressional stimulus bill that President Donald Trump signed into law on Dec. 27 ...

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Secretary Ben Carson launches new federal effort with faith groups to end homelessness

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Can the federal government effectively work with faith organizations to tackle the most pressing issues in society? Yes, according to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson. The ...

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City Union Mission partners with Swope Health to test homeless for Covid-19

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All 94 individuals living in City Union Mission‘s long-term homeless facility have tested negative for Covid-19. That’s good news for them, and the homeless community which is considered the greatest at-risk health ...

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Oakland City councilwoman: house homeless on cruise ships

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Should cruise ships now host the homeless? From New York to Los Angeles to San Francisco, streets are filled with human excrement, drug needles, trash and stench as homelessness increases. Many are ...

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Chiefs work to help area people who are food insecure

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The Kansas City Chiefs are once again stepping in to help area residents who are food insecure. Latest statistics find that even with the best economy in 70 years, a high number ...

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Topeka Rescue Mission facing possible closure due to financial shortfall

In a news release today, Topeka Rescue Mission (TRM), says it is facing possible closure after over 65 years of serving homeless and impoverished men, women and children in the Topeka area. ...

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EXAMINING OUR VALUE Part III: Where does our true value lie?

I was standing by the main doors of the Topeka Rescue Mission, preparing to meet with a large group of leaders who were interested in learning more about the value of our ...

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Ben Carson’s prescription for a better life

Dr. Ben Carson has a prescription for a better life. Carson is the 17th secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. After a successful career in medicine and his ...

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City Union Mission Issues Final Plea for Help

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As they enter the homestretch of their largest annual fundraiser, City Union Mission officials are asking the community to help close the gap on their $6 million campaign goal through generous support. ...

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Wave of homelessness crashes over West Coast

Crowded encampments have sprung up along transportation corridors, rivers, and sidewalks up and down the West Coast following a surge in homelessness, according to a survey by the U.S. Department of Housing ...

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City Union Mission faces budget shortfall

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Even a break in the summer heat does little to ease the burdens of those in our community who are homeless and living in poverty.  Officials at City Union Mission say the recent ...

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Kansas City’s homeless children get to attend summer camp thru Camp CUMCITO

City Union Mission’s Camp CUMCITO Provided Wholesome Fun for Hundreds of Homeless and Disadvantaged Kansas City Children This summer, 475 boys and girls attended City Union Mission’s Camp CUMCITO.  From disadvantaged or homeless families, ...

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