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Hurricane floods homeless housing in historic St. Augustine

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Days after Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters surging through historic St. Augustine, the county’s director of homeless services was panicked. County officials had ordered people to stay indoors because of evening pesticide spraying to control a post-hurricane mosquito scourge. Yet the town’s only homeless shelter was inundated with water. With the autumn air turning chilly, there was no place for homeless people to go. “I know we’re close to Disney, but we only have so much magic,” said Kassy Guy-Johanessen, who…

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