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Homelessness: City's emergency overflow shelter for women has open spots

Our recent cover story -- "Bed Check," a close look at the shelter space available for homeless women in Denver -- was published just as the city opened up a new overflow wintertime option exclusively for women. The emergency spot has a total of fifty mats each night. And after more than a month in operation, the shelter is averaging nearly twenty empty spots a night -- which officials say is a good sign they are meeting the demands.
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Sam Levin
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