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December 6, 2019
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The City of Salem is paying to put six portable toilets and hand-washing stations at a homeless encampment near the ARCHES Project, a downtown social services provider.
The Statesman-Journal reports that Salem was on the verge of declaring the encampment of dozens of tents a public health nuisance. That move would have made city staff notify the homeless they needed to leave within a set amount of time.
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