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Incoming Puerto Rican students eligible for free school meals

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Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced Friday that Puerto Rican students displaced by Hurricane Maria will be able to get free school meals through the National School Lunch Program. That’s “in response to the ongoing crisis in Puerto Rico and in preparation for an influx of evacuees,” Putnam’s office said in a release.

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Gas supplies get boost as tankers head to ports

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Oil tankers are streaming into Florida’s ports as demand for gasoline spikes with Hurricane Irma evacuees returning home.

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Airbnb expands free rental program for Irma evacuees, relief workers

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Airbnb, the giant vacation rental home marketing company, announced it is activating a disaster response program to provide free housing to Hurricane Irma evacuees and relief workers.

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