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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.

http://www.startribune.com/drug-overdoses-at-new-minneapolis-homeless-shelter-illustrate-its-challenging-mission/504574242/


 

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