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Nevada hospital busing out their mentally ill to California

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A patient walking through the halls of a psychiatric hospital in California. Reed Saxon/AP

Over the past five years, a psychiatric hospital in Nevada has put more than 1,500 mentally ill patients on Greyhound buses and sent them to cities across the country. About a third of those patients have wound up here in California, many with no one to take care of them once they arrive . 

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