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Deadly storm slams South

Omari Robinson and Lauren Widrick clean a car of snow, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C. Winter is taking one more shot at North Carolina. While the core of the system that brought snow, sleet and freezing rain to the state heads north toward Virginia on Thursday, parts of it were expected to dump even more snow on the state. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Travis Long)

Deadly storm slams South

The second wintry storm in two weeks to hit the Deep South encrusted highways, trees and power lines in ice knocking out electricity to nearly a half-million homes and businesses.

But it didn't wreak the highway havoc in Atlanta that the previous bout of heavy weather did — largely because people learned their lesson the last time and stayed off the roads.

At least nine traffic deaths across the region were blamed on the treacherous weather, and nearly 3,300 airline flights nationwide were canceled. (AP)

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