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Helping the homeless with a bill of rights (access required)

Rhode Island lawmakers are considering whether to enact a first-in-the-nation bill of rights for the homeless. The bill would prohibit certain groups of people (mainly police officers, landlords, employers and medical workers) from discriminating against the homeless. Just about every ...

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Area professionals don old gowns for night of bingo to benefit shelter (access required)

Moments after a woman in a white fedora and a hot-pink, bejeweled bridesmaid gown jumped out of her seat and yelled “Bingo!”, a group of dancing women made their way to her table, rewarding her with a large goody basket. ...

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