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Under Pressure, Calif. City Dismantles Homeless Encampments

NPR | Sept. 28, 2013 3:52 p.m.

The poor, farm-dependent city of Fresno in California’s Central Valley has one of the highest per capita homeless populations in the country. City officials there are expected to dismantle a large homeless encampment on the outskirts of downtown any day now. NPR’s Kirk Siegler tells host Arun Rath that advocates for the homeless are scrambling to find alternatives for the displaced.

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