Governors in at least five states declared emergencies Thursday in anticipation of an arctic blast that threatens 32 million people in the South and the Midwest with snow, ice and bone-chilling temperatures plummeting by as much as 50 degrees.
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LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - People from Texas to New York were bundling up on Thursday against a winter storm that closed schools and businesses, blanketed roads and power lines with ice and threatened to disrupt road travel across a wide swath of the United States.
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