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Texas based non-profit looks to help local veterans

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videoA Texas based non-profit agency aimed at preventing homelessness among veterans expanded to North Carolina this year. Family Endeavors opened offices in Charlotte, Fayetteville, and Jacksonville. Combined, the three offices work with more than 40 counties across the state. Full story...
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Home Depot helps fix up facility for homeless vets

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videoStudies show that military veterans are twice as likely to become homeless than the average american. The Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington does its part to try to fight the problem, but it needs the community's help. Today it got that help in a big way. Full story...
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Police say Wilmington too inviting for homeless

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video Police say the homeless population continues to grow in the Port City, and it did not happen overnight. Over the past few days Wilmington has seen several incidents involving men and women who call the streets home. Full story...
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UPDATE: Raliegh City Council discusses rules on feeding homeless

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Raleigh's city council is scheduled to start what's being termed as a "community discussion" on a weekend crackdown on groups offering free food to homeless people in a downtown park. Full story...
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Raleigh cops stop charities from feeding homeless

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Raleigh police have stopped charities from feeding the homeless at a public square. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man's death reveals homeless camp in old restaurant

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videoThe suspicious death of a homeless man found along New Centre Drive may have uncovered a larger problem in the area. While police continue to investigate the death of Judson Lee Poland Jr., the community is working to end one of the factors that may have contributed to his death. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Homeless man's death raises questions about support for veterans

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video Monday we told you about a man found dead and burned at a homeless camp in Wilmington. Friends tell us he was a veteran. That's leading many to question whether we are doing enough to support our returning troops. Full story...
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Autopsy scheduled for homeless found dead, burned

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An autopsy is scheduled for a homeless man investigators found dead and burned at a homeless camp in the woods. Wilmington Police got a call Sunday morning from a man who said his friend was dead from a fire at their camp in the woods near 16th and Kidder Streets. Full story...
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Charlotte says it won't hide homeless during DNC

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Officials in Charlotte say they won't try to hide the city's homeless population during the upcoming Democratic National Convention. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man saves homeless person from fire

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video The homeless in our community are often forgotten, their problems many times swept under the rug. However, one Wilmington man went out of his way to save the life of a homeless man Tuesday morning. Full story...
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Local business helping the homeless community

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The holidays are quickly approaching and Atlantic Dermatology stopped by Good Morning Carolina to tell us how they're playing a part in helping those less fortunate. Full story...
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Group donates nearly 2K backpacks to needy NC kids

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The charity Feed the Children is loading up nearly 2,000 backpacks for some of North Carolina's neediest kids. Full story...
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Brunswick County group lives in the cold to draw attention to the homeless

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video Homelessness is a big problem in this country, and one we don't always see because many people who are displaced are wary and stay out of sight. One group in Brunswick County faced the conditions of homelessness head-on during this cold night to make people aware of the problem that exists right here. Full story...
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Greensboro sets up women-only homeless shelter

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A network of winter shelters for the homeless in Greensboro will expand this year to include the downtown YWCA building as a women-only site. Full story...
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