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City sweeps homeless encampment underneath Pontchartrain Expressway

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Police cleared out a homeless encampment underneath the Pontchartrain Expressway near Baronne Street this morning, sending about 100 people to shelters throughout the city. "They said they'd arrest us if we stayed or tried to come back," said Michael Simmons, ...

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Old 11-16-2012, 02:30 PM   #1
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City sweeps homeless encampment underneath Pontchartrain Expressway


Police cleared out a homeless encampment underneath the Pontchartrain Expressway near Baronne Street this morning, sending about 100 people to shelters throughout the city.


"They said they'd arrest us if we stayed or tried to come back," said Michael Simmons, who was standing outside the New Orleans Mission on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.? [ Read more ]

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