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Jennifer Poulos reaches in the dairy shelves, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Atlanta.On Monday, officials were quick to act as the winter weather zeroed in. Before a single drop of freezing rain or snow fell, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal had declared a state of emergency for nearly a third of the state, schools canceled classes and workers were told to stay home. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, John Spink)
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Jennifer Poulos reaches in the dairy shelves, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Atlanta.On Monday, officials were quick to act as the winter weather zeroed in. Before a single drop of freezing rain or snow fell, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal had declared a state of emergency for nearly a third of the state, schools canceled classes and workers were told to stay home. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, John Spink)

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