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Homeless counts across Texas and the rest of the country are happening this week. Thursday night, volunteers in Denton, Dallas, Collin and Tarrant counties will tally what's known as unsheletered homeless.


A center for homeless men and women in Dallas is hosting a Thanksgiving event that emphasizes dignity. Instead of volunteers serving the homeless on a buffet line, they all sit together and share a meal.

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After forcing Austin's homeless population out from under state overpasses, Gov. Greg Abbott's office on Thursday announced a plan to provide a five-acre plot of land for homeless to camp temporarily until more permanent shelter can be identified.