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Atlanta feeds stranded bus passengers

ATLANTA (AP) - Passengers stranded at Atlanta's Greyhound bus station are a little warmer and not as hungry, thanks to some help from the city's Police Department and jail.

Police officials say they were contacted Monday night by the Mayor's Office of Constituent Affairs about riders stuck at the bus station by bad weather and road conditions.

Officer K.Y. Jones says police officials checked with the bus riders and found they'd had no access to food since earlier Monday.

Police say they contacted the jail, which provided sandwiches, blankets and bottled water. They described the passengers as orderly and grateful.

Police spokesman Officer Curtis Davenport says the process was repeated Tuesday morning for 135 to 150 still-stranded bus riders.

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