Del City uproar not uncommon in halfway house industry

The recent uproar in Del City over a proposed halfway house isn’t uncommon — in Oklahoma and across the nation. But is there really a reason to fear halfway houses?

BY ANDREW KNITTLE Published: July 15, 2012

DEL CITY — When Del City residents showed up in force in late June to protest a local church’s plan to convert its building into a halfway house, they were recreating a scene that has played out numerous times in cities throughout the nation.

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