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A man stands on the frozen roadway as he waits for traffic to clear along Interstate 75 Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Macon, Ga. (John Bazemore/AP)
A man stands on the frozen roadway as he waits for traffic to clear along Interstate 75 Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Macon, Ga. (John Bazemore/AP)
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After a rare snowstorm stopped Atlanta-area commuters in their tracks - forcing many to hunker down in their cars overnight or seek other shelter - the National Guard is sending military Humvees onto the city's snarled freeway system.

Gov. Nathan Deal says it's an attempt to move stranded school buses and deliver food and water. Deal says the Georgia State Patrol also is sending troopers to schools where children remain stranded after spending the night in classrooms.

NPR’s Russell Lewis joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti with the latest.

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This segment aired on January 29, 2014.

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