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On this edition of Political Rewind, Gov. Brian Kemp says the state is prepared and hopes to avoid the catastrophe that has gripped North Georgia during past winter storms.

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Five years after cars, trucks and school buses became marooned on Atlanta freeways in what became known as "snow jam," another winter storm is bearing down on the city — just as thousands of fans begin pouring into town for Super Bowl 53.

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  • Georgia Power To Refund Millions

  • Winter Weather Slams Parts Of Georgia
  • Amanda Davis Funeral
  • Lance-Bottoms Administration Day One

Winter Storm Moves On, But Roads Remain Dangerous

Jan 3, 2018
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A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with their heaviest snowfall in nearly three decades.

The Latest: Georgia State Student Killed In Traffic Crash

Jan 7, 2017
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The Latest on a winter storm pounding parts of the U.S.:

6:10 p.m.

Authorities in Georgia say a 20-year-old Georgia State University student headed to Atlanta has been killed after his SUV crashed on Interstate 75 in Monroe County.

South Storm: Fender Benders, Food Runs, Disrupted Inaugural

Jan 6, 2017
NWS Peachtree City / NOAA

UPDATE 6:39 p.m.

A winter storm stalking the South disrupted a new governor's inaugural ceremonies in North Carolina, triggered hundreds of fender benders in Tennessee and led shoppers to empty out shelves of bread and milk.

Road workers manning 12-hour shifts rushed to pre-treat roads as states of emergency were declared in Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas as the storm closed in amid threats of snow, sleet, freezing rain and gusting winds.