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Several Hospitalized After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana in D.C.

A fire official says several people staying at a District of Columbia homeless shelter have been hospitalized after smoking synthetic marijuana.

06/06/2015

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Report: Dangerous Lead Levels Found at D.C. General in 2014, Officials Knew

For more than a year, District officials knew about dangerous levels of lead in several rooms at D.C. General homeless shelter, according to Mayor Bowser’s administration that uncovered an April 2014 inspection.

05/28/2015

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Police Shoot, Kill Man at Homeless Shelter

Fairfax County police say an officer shot and killed a man as officers tried to break up a fight at a homeless shelter near Fort Belvoir.

10/30/2013

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Calvert Co. Homeless Shelter, More Like a Dorm

A ray of hope for the homeless in Maryland’s Calvert County is Echo House, a homeless shelter that runs 365 days a year on a small budget.
Executive Director Trisha Gipson says they focus on helping men, women and families get back on their feet.

04/19/2013

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Arlington Approves Permit for New Homeless Shelter

The Arlington County Board has approved a permit to open a year-round homeless shelter in the Courthouse neighborhood.

03/16/2013