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Top Stories: Some Homeless Numbers Have Spiked In North Texas

Mar 10, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

The number of homeless people in Dallas and Collin Counties haven’t changed much, according to a new homeless count.  

Certain types of homelessness are on the rise, such as unsheltered homelessness. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development considers any person who lacks a fixed, regular and adequate residence to be homeless – including anyone on the street, in emergency shelters, in transitional housing or in safe havens.

Other stories this morning:

  • Jeb Hensarling is a key Congressional figure in the GOP’s goal to remake health care and financial regulation. He talks about the Republican-proposed alternative to the Affordable Care Act and his desire to undo the Dodd-Frank Act in our Friday Conversation.

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