Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • In California, controversy over officials seizing the belongings of homeless individuals leads to a lawsuit: http://lat.ms/Hm9Q7m
  • “About 5 to 10% of homeless people have pets.” Story about a nonprofit that lends support to the animal companions of people who are homeless: http://nydn.us/HgTsWV
  • Four Unemployment myths from the Wall Street Journal: http://on.wsj.com/I1fEjK

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