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April 19, 2017
BELLEVUE (AP) — The Bellevue City Council has narrowly approved the area's first permanent homeless shelter for men, but it's taking 45 days to continue to research other possible locations due to concerns from upset neighbors.
KING-TV reports that homeless advocates and nearby residents turned out it force for the 4-3 vote Monday. Supporters and city staff say the shelter is badly needed, and the location in the Eastgate neighborhood is suitable because of its proximity to transit and a county health facility.
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