Deep South

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Commuters Sleep In Grocery Stores After Abandoning Cars On Highway

Students camped out with teachers in school gyms or on buses and commuters abandoned cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches, fire stations — even grocery stores — after a rare snowstorm left thousands of unaccustomed Southerners frozen in their tracks.


File photo of a synagogue.  (credit:  Witold Skrypczak/Getty Images)

Businessman Offers Jewish Families $50,000 To Move To Alabama Town

Five years ago, a Jewish businessman who was worried that his synagogue was dying put up $1 million to fund a program to recruit fellow Jews to move to a corner of the Deep South best known for peanuts.