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State in the southeastern United States

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Georgia (U.S. state): State in the southeastern United States
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern Region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th-largest in area and 8th most populous of the 50 United States. Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. Its 2019 estimated population was 10,617,423, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Atlanta, a "beta(+)" global city, is both the state's capital and its largest city. The Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of more than 6 million people in 2019, is the 9th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 57% of Georgia's entire population.

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Georgia's Biggest School District Has Hundreds Of Active COVID Cases [Video]

Georgia's Biggest School District Has Hundreds Of Active COVID Cases

Gwinnett County Public Schools is the largest school district in Georgia, reports HuffPost. Some 260 of their employees have either tested positive or been exposed to COVID-19. Those people will be..

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Hundreds Of Kids In Georgia Catch COVID At Summer Camp [Video]

Hundreds Of Kids In Georgia Catch COVID At Summer Camp

Georgia is facing a massive COVID-19 outbreak at an overnight summer camp this past June. Hundreds of children of all ages and teenage staff members have tested positive. The overnight camp opened on..

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CDC: 44% of attendees at Georgia overnight camp test positive for COVID-19 [Video]

CDC: 44% of attendees at Georgia overnight camp test positive for COVID-19

Nearly half of those who attended an overnight camp held in Georgia have tested positive for COVID-19. 344 campers and staff members have been tested and received their results. Of the 344 available..

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John Lewis Becomes First Black Lawmaker to Lie in State in Capitol Rotunda [Video]

John Lewis Becomes First Black Lawmaker to Lie in State in Capitol Rotunda

The body of the late Georgia representative is currently lying in state for the public to pay their respects in Washington, DC.

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Coronavirus surges, but NY offers glimmer of hope [Video]

Coronavirus surges, but NY offers glimmer of hope

[NFA] New York state reported the fewest hospitalizations from the coronavirus in four months on Monday just as New York City entered a new phase of reopening, but the progress was eclipsed by the..

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Representative John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, De*d at 80 [Video]

Representative John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, De*d at 80

The Georgia congressman died less than seven months after announcing he was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

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Georgia's Governor Insists He Wants To 'Flatten The Curve,' But Bans Mandatory Mask Laws [Video]

Georgia's Governor Insists He Wants To 'Flatten The Curve,' But Bans Mandatory Mask Laws

In Georgia, almost 2,800 people are hospitalized due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to CNN, it's the highest number in the state's ongoing battle against the virus so far. 37 people have..

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GA governor encourages masks, refuses mandate [Video]

GA governor encourages masks, refuses mandate

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Friday urged everyone in his state to wear a mask for four weeks to halt the spread of the coronavirus but stood firm on banning state and local authorities from..

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GA Governor Overrides All Local Mask Orders in the State [Video]

GA Governor Overrides All Local Mask Orders in the State

Republican Governor Brian Kemp issued the executive order on Wednesday.

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Mother donates 62 litres of breast milk to parents struggling to produce their own [Video]

Mother donates 62 litres of breast milk to parents struggling to produce their own

A "human milkmaid" who was breastfeeding when she learned how to pump a cow's udders has also expressed so much of her own milk that she has given 62 litres away.Describing herself as a "suburban..

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More states require masks; Georgia bans mandate [Video]

More states require masks; Georgia bans mandate

Colorado and Arkansas on Thursday joined a growing list of U.S. states requiring face coverings in public places to combat a surge in coronavirus infections, after Georgia's governor moved the other..

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Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton have reportedly moved in together [Video]

Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton have reportedly moved in together

Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton are speculated to have moved in together in Atlanta, Georgia after they were spotted out and about together in the US city.

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Funding crunch risks U.S. election chaos [Video]

Funding crunch risks U.S. election chaos

[NFA] State election officials face budget cuts after tax revenues plunged in the virus-stricken economy, with consequences that could undermine voters’ faith in the polls. This report produced by..

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Trump spares longtime adviser Stone from prison [Video]

Trump spares longtime adviser Stone from prison

[NFA] President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone on Friday, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers..

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T.I. to teach hip-hop class at Georgia college [Video]

T.I. to teach hip-hop class at Georgia college

Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., more commonly known as the rapper and actor T.I., has joined the faculty at Georgia's Clark Atlanta University to help teach a course about the hip-hop subgenre of trap..

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One of the white men charged in the Georgia killing of Ahmaud Arbery used a racial slur after shooting the unarmed black man, an investigator testified in court on Thursday, an explosive allegation in..
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