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Drug overdoses at new Minneapolis homeless shelter show its challenging mission


January 21, 2019

DAVID JOLES • Star Tribune

Relatives of Celesta Yanez mourned at the Gichitwaa Kateri Church. She overdosed after being barred from visiting her sister.

On a frigid afternoon in mid-December, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey told a crowd gathered at a newly erected homeless shelter in south Minneapolis that illegal drug use would not be permitted at the facility, which the city allocated $1.5 million to develop.

That pledge has since been ignored.


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