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The recession has caused Oregon’s homeless rate to increase. Tim Fitzgerald, with Oregon Housing and Community Services says homelessness increased 29% over last year, but about half of the increase is due to better reporting by counties.  22,000 people in Oregon are homeless.  That includes about 6600 children.

 

 

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  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.