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Georgia disaster declaration after storm

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Atlanta, GA (CNN) - President Obama declared last month's winter storm that hit Georgia a major disaster.

The move frees up federal aid for recovery efforts.

The storm basically shut down the city of Atlanta and surrounding areas while crews cleared snow and ice-packed roads.

The storm also cut power to hundreds of thousands of customers.

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