LISTEN IN: Salem effort to divert drunk people from jail, ER fails to get funding

TODAY’S TOPICS: Reporter Abbey McDonald explains how the city of Salem’s hopes for a smarter way to deal with those who are drunk in public appear unfulfilled. She explains how lack of money is killing a good idea, as reported in her original story is HERE. And 6 out of 10 homeless Salem residents feel unwelcome, as reported HERE, but in good news, St. Joseph Parish managed to get its schoo going again. That story HERE.


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