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Homeless sweep in Fresno
by Dallas Blanchard ( fresnofnb [at] yahoo.com )
Wednesday Feb 4th, 2004 11:38 PM
Police sweep in Downtown Fresno
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At 8am this morning (2/4/04) Police forced hundreds of homeless people to leave downtown Fresno.
§cooking fire
by Dallas Blanchard ( fresnofnb [at] yahoo.com ) Wednesday Feb 4th, 2004 11:38 PM
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Fire department moves in to put out a homeless persons camp stove.
§fire barrel
by Dallas Blanchard ( fresnofnb [at] yahoo.com ) Wednesday Feb 4th, 2004 11:38 PM
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warming fire put out.
§Homeless tent
by Dallas Blanchard ( fresnofnb [at] yahoo.com ) Wednesday Feb 4th, 2004 11:38 PM
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Sanitation workers then came through pushing homeless belingings into the street.
§Tent in Trash
by Dallas Blanchard ( fresnofnb [at] yahoo.com ) Wednesday Feb 4th, 2004 11:38 PM
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Then homeless belongings where thrown away.
§Time to leave
by Dallas Blanchard ( fresnofnb [at] yahoo.com ) Wednesday Feb 4th, 2004 11:38 PM
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Police negotiate with a disabled Veteran refusing to leave.
§Where Am I to Go?
by Dallas Blanchard ( fresnofnb [at] yahoo.com ) Wednesday Feb 4th, 2004 11:38 PM
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Disabled Veteran asking the corporate media " Where the fuck am I supposed to go now?
Meanwhile tonights temperature in Fresno is supposed to be in the mid 30s.