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Cities Search for Best Ways to Help Homeless

The Census Bureau estimates more than half a million people are homeless in the U.S. Many local governments have undertaken ambitious plans to try to end homelessness in their cities.

Mike Rawlings, the so-called "Homeless Czar" of Dallas, Texas, talks about his efforts to end chronic homelessness in the city by 2014.

Guests:

Michael Rawlings, spearheading campaign in Dallas, Texas to end chronic homelessness by 2014

Karen Gruneisen, managing attorney at HomeBase a public policy law firm

Jennifer Friedenbach, executive director of the Coalition on Homelessness

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