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Fla. Lawmakers Propose Bill To Help Homeless

A newly filed bill, filed by two Florida lawmakers, is meant to expand programs for homeless people in the state.

02/23/2014

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Cold Weather Emergency Issued As Temperatures Drop

As cold weather is expected to move into South Florida late Thursday night, Broward County has declared a Cold Weather Emergency until 7:00 a.m. Friday morning.

CBS Miami–02/13/2014

Brothers Alexander and Christopher Kiener pose in front of one of their photographs at the Art Is Homeless exhibit at FIU. (CBS4)

Teen Brothers Inspire Activism With “Art Is Homeless” Exhibit

What started as a desire to fulfill a community service requirement at Coral Reef High School turned into an eye-opening exhibit on homelessness in Miami-Dade County.

CBS4–09/06/2013

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S. Florida Homeless Shelters Ready For Cold Weather

Homeless shelters in Miami prepped for the extra amount of people that may be coming in, due to the cold front.

02/17/2013

Homeless rally at UM on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Students Rally To End Homelessness

Hundreds of South Florida students took part in a rally Thursday for Homeless Awareness Day and learned first-hand from a South Florida mother who lived in a car with her two children while she was pregnant with twins.

CBS4–11/15/2012

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Ft. Lauderdale Commission To Discuss Homeless Problem

A plan to rid panhandlers from the city of Fort Lauderdale goes before city commissioners Tuesday.

CBS4–03/06/2012

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Fort Lauderdale Searching For Solution To Homeless Problem

If you started seeing more Fort Lauderdale Police officers patrolling the area around Stranahan Park this week, it’s no accident.

CBS4–03/01/2012

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Lauderdale Commission To Discuss Downtown Homeless Problem

Concerned about the city’s image and its impact on downtown businesses, the Ft. Lauderdale commission is expected to discuss the growing population of homeless people at Stranahan Park during their meeting Tuesday evening.

CBS4–02/21/2012

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“Happy” Delivered To Children At Miami Homeless Center

While many kids were asking for the latest toy this holiday season, all one Miami-Dade County 2nd grader wanted for Christmas was a McDonald’s Happy Meal.

CBS4–12/30/2011

Destiny Raynor, spoke about her homeless experience in Central Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Florida Teen Talks About New Faces Of Poverty

The new faces of poverty in America are turning up and some are in Florida. Homeless children spoke out Thursday in front of a congressional committee to talk about their life in poverty. One of them, Destiny Raynor, spoke about her homeless experience in Central Florida.

CBS4–12/15/2011

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