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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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[NFA] With President Donald Trump poised to nominate a U.S. Supreme Court justice to fill the vacancy created by the death of liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new 6-3 conservative majority could be..

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Hurricane Sally wreaks havoc in Florida

The remnants of Hurricane Sally dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia on Thursday, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of..

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Slow-moving Sally drenches southeast states [Video]

Slow-moving Sally drenches southeast states

[NFA] Storm Sally on Thursday dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of thousands without..

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Euronews officially launches news channel in Georgia [Video]

Euronews officially launches news channel in Georgia

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Chilling Whistleblower Complaint Alleges ICE Detention Facility Carried Out Unnecessary Sterilizations

A licensed practical nurse who previously worked at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Georgia has turned whistleblower. According to CNN, Dawn Wooten filed a complaint to the..

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Snoop Dogg And Rosario Dawson Team Up For New Game Show

Snoop Dogg, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles, and "The American Nightmare" Cody are teaming up for some competition. According to CNN, the stars will appear on a new TBS gameshow titled the "Go Big..

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A US sheriff’s deputy delivering civil papers returned to her patrol vehicleto find an eager new would-be driver – a goat. The Douglas County deputy wasserving the documents near Douglasville in..

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'Operation Not Forgotten' Turns Up 39 Missing Kids in Georgia

In just two weeks, an operation by the US Marshals Service turned up 39 missing children in the Atlanta metro area. 'Operation Not Forgotten' tracked down 26 missing children, as well as the safe..

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Violent clashes at protests across U.S. [Video]

Violent clashes at protests across U.S.

[NFA] Right wing demonstrators fought with counter protestors in Georgia, Michigan and Oregon on Saturday drawing in riot police and SWAT teams. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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Trump declines to reject Qanon theory

Asked if he agrees with Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene's support of the unfounded Qanon conspiracy theory, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said "I did congratulate her" following her..

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Oh, Never Mind: Georgia Governor Stops Going After Atlanta Mayor, City Council [Video]

Oh, Never Mind: Georgia Governor Stops Going After Atlanta Mayor, City Council

Georgia's Republican Governor Brian Kemp is dropping his July lawsuit against Atlanta's city council and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. HuffPost reports the dispute was over Atlanta's order to wear masks..

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'Squad' sweep: Omar holds off primary challenger

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar held off a well-funded challenger Tuesday and won the Democratic primary in her congressional district, putting her on track for re-election in November along with other..

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Not Exactly Vacation: Over 900 Students, Staff Test COVID-19 Positive In Georgia School District [Video]

Not Exactly Vacation: Over 900 Students, Staff Test COVID-19 Positive In Georgia School District

Schools across Cherokee County, Georgia, are reeling from a massive outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to HuffPost, the district has already asked 826 students and 42 faculty and..

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Democrats eye elusive presidential prize: Texas [Video]

Democrats eye elusive presidential prize: Texas

[NFA] For the first time in 25 years a Democratic presidential candidate is running TV ads specifically targeting Texas, and Democrats say even a small investment in the Lone Star state could boost..

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High-flying family lawyer reveals how she moonlights as a sexual energy healer [Video]

High-flying family lawyer reveals how she moonlights as a sexual energy healer

A family lawyer who moonlights as a sexual energy healer has drawn comparisonsbetween her two jobs - saying one requires brain power and the other the"power of love" \- with both focusing on helping..

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Ex-'L&HH' Star Benzino Busted For Alleged Property Damage After Jealous Rage

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