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Fri November 15, 2013

Report: Homelessness Among Kentucky Veterans Spikes

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The number of homeless veterans in Kentucky has increased in recent years, a new report says.

Numbers released Thursday by the Kentucky Housing Corporation show the number of homeless veterans jumped 37 percent in the last four years. The report indicates that the higher numbers are in part a result of troop withdrawals in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, beginning in 2009, as well as an increased effort by various organizations to count homeless veterans. 

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