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Ramsey County looks to reduce homelessness by focusing on most frequent shelter

Ramsey County looks to reduce homelessness by focusing on most frequent shelter users

Officials say programs like RUSH are proving to be effective in moving homeless residents into permanent housing — ultimately saving the county money in emergency services.