Cold Wave Overwhelms Homeless Shelters In case you haven't heard, it's really cold in the Northeast. As temperatures plunge, the need for homeless shelters goes up. In Massachusetts this increase in demand coincides with budget cuts imposed because of a state fiscal crisis. Monica Brady-Myerov of member station WBUR reports.

Cold Wave Overwhelms Homeless Shelters

Cold Wave Overwhelms Homeless Shelters

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In case you haven't heard, it's really cold in the Northeast. As temperatures plunge, the need for homeless shelters goes up. In Massachusetts this increase in demand coincides with budget cuts imposed because of a state fiscal crisis. Monica Brady-Myerov of member station WBUR reports.