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City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« on: April 01, 2010, 06:08:34 AM »
City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza



As part of the plan to revitalize downtown, the City of Jacksonville announced that it will build a permanent homeless facility in Hemming Plaza. Since the city has utilized Hemming Plaza as a temporary homeless facility for the past few years, the move to make it permanent seems like a no brainer.

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2010, 06:36:38 AM »
Thanks for starting my day off with a smile :)

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2010, 06:38:48 AM »
 :D :D
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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2010, 07:07:29 AM »
Oh. My. God. My heart stopped when I saw this at first! hahahaha :)
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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2010, 07:47:03 AM »
funny guys.

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2010, 07:48:42 AM »
You got me!  I almost did not read the disclaimer and I was just about to start calling everyone I know...  Phew.  Good one.

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2010, 07:56:57 AM »
Good one guys. I was getting pretty upset.

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2010, 07:58:19 AM »
Be careful the City might just read this and think it's a good idea............oh yeah, while we're at it, could we please build the homeless another pocket park to hang out in.  the one on Main Street is packed....

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2010, 07:58:56 AM »
You got me. What a way to start the day!!

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2010, 07:59:54 AM »
Thank GOD I was getting to put my house up 4 sale,,,lol

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2010, 08:21:05 AM »
You got me

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2010, 08:41:07 AM »
I was about three or four sentences in before I realized.  The clever part is, the idea was actually credible.
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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2010, 08:44:01 AM »
Really cleverly written and takes advantage of our level of confidence in the City to make good plans and decisions.
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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #13 on: April 01, 2010, 08:50:10 AM »
I love it.   :D  I just hope that if a tourist does a google search, er.. a Topeka search of "Hemming Plaza" this article title doesn't flash as a result!

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Re: City to build Homeless Shelter in Hemming Plaza
« Reply #14 on: April 01, 2010, 08:50:26 AM »
too funny. i almost started to believe it until you started talking about it being an anchor to the other side of laura st and then i just had this confused look on my face.