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4:54 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Hawaii Lawmakers Want to Fly Homeless Back to Mainland

FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2011 file photo, a man sleeps on the ground near Waikiki Beach, in Honolulu.
Marco Garcia, File AP Photo

If lawmakers in Hawaii have their way, homeless people there will get a free ride back home to the mainland. The Hawaii state Legislature has set aside money for free flights.  

With Seattle’s close proximity to the state, the city could become a destination for homeless hoping to get back on their feet. But some say the plan won’t solve any problems.  

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