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Baltimore Doesn’t Open Winter Shelters Unless It’s 13 Degrees. Why?

Image via NCH
Image via NCH

It’s been a cold winter, in case you haven’t noticed. While everyone is inconvenienced by icy roads and frigid temperatures, a cold snap is worse — much worse — if you’re homeless. And it doesn’t help that Baltimore may have the nation’s strictest policies¬† for when additional shelter beds can be opened during inclement weather.