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Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

September 20, 2013

“’I feel like, if everybody could come together and create one goal like we’ve done for Glen, why stop with him?’ he asked rhetorically. ‘Why can’t we influence more people?’”  Homeless Man Who Returned $40,000 Rewarded with Over $70,000 (Gawker)

“A number of donation outlets to support victims and their families have been launched following Monday’s shooting massacre at the Washington Navy Yard.” How to Help the Washington Navy Yard Shooting Victims and Their Families (Huffington Post)

“Under federal law, those able-bodied adults may collect only limited benefits — up to three months over a three-year period — unless they work more than 20 hours per week or are in a job-training program.” House approves GOP plan to slash food stamp funding (The Washington Post)

“Housing 200 people at Fort Lyon, by contrast, will cost […]  less than half the cost of leaving them on the streets.” Colorado Proves Housing the Homeless Is Cheaper Than Leaving Them On The Streets (Think Progress)

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