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By RAY HENRY
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ATLANTA (AP) - Traffic becomes impossible. Tractor trailers jackknife on interstate highways. Roads freeze over.

Three years before a storm brought Atlanta to a standstill this week, public officials confronted very similar problems with snow and ice.

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