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Homelessness top concern in region

Anita Savio IVN contributing writer

A new poll shows 91% of Southern Oregonians think homelessness is an important issue in their community. Two-thirds say they see more homeless people today than a year ago, and 92% say local governments need to take action.The telephone poll was sponsored by a group of healthcare companies and sampled residents of Jackson, Josephine, Douglas, Curry and Klamath counties.“The results of this . . .