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If they had a million, why llive on the street?

by JP Bill / January 18, 2007 11:43 PM PST
Antiques dealer sues to shoo homeless away from his shop

NEW YORK (AP) - An antiques dealer has sued four homeless people, seeking to keep them away from his store on a posh shopping street because, he says, they alienate customers and block window displays.

Store owner Karl Kemp also seeks US$1 million from the four, named in the lawsuit as John Doe, Bob Doe, John Smith and Jane Doe.
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(NT) bob dole is homeless?
by WOODS-HICK / January 18, 2007 11:51 PM PST
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Why does'nt...
by Rolway / January 19, 2007 12:54 AM PST

Mr. goody two shoes, Karl Kemp give these poor souls a room out back in his antiques shop to lounge around with three squares and a bottle of cheers. Be neighborly.

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Sorry, but I can't resist
by Angeline Booher / January 19, 2007 1:16 AM PST

[B"You and I pay taxes in New York City, and some of that is to maintain decent shelters. And he should take advantage of that," Kemp said.

"Are the poor houses and the prisons still in oiperation?"
__ Ebenezer Scrooge

Seriously, I know homelessness is no layghing matter, and I don't have the answers.

But I don't understand the monetary part of the lawsuit. Is it the old saying, "You can't get blood out of a turnip, but you can put that turnip in jail'?, or attorney's fees.

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