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Georgia (U.S. state): State of the United States
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States, 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. Georgia is the 24th-largest in area and 8th-most populous of the 50 United States. Its 2020 population was 10,711,908, 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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This community hospital was a 'lifeline' to many [Video]

This community hospital was a 'lifeline' to many

A record number of rural hospitals are closing across the United States during the Covid pandemic. For this community in Georgia, it’s no different. Many here will have to cross state lines, even if..

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GA man pleads guilty to four murders in spa shootings [Video]

GA man pleads guilty to four murders in spa shootings

[NFA] 22-year-old Robert Aaron Long pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the shooting deaths of four people killed in attacks on Atlanta-area spas in March that ended the life of eight people, six of them..

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Western fires continue amid potential tropical mischief along SE Atlantic coast [Video]

Western fires continue amid potential tropical mischief along SE Atlantic coast

Air quality across the midwest will be impacted b the ongoing western wildfires, while the east coast clears out from a recent cold front. We are also monitoring potential tropical development off the..

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Kanye West to launch new album at listening party in Atlanta on Thursday [Video]

Kanye West to launch new album at listening party in Atlanta on Thursday

Kanye West will launch his long-awaited new album, Donda, with a listening party at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Georgia: Thousands demand president resigns over journalist's death [Video]

Georgia: Thousands demand president resigns over journalist's death

Cameraman Alexander Lashkarava was beaten by a mob while covering an anti-LGBT march.

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What we know about suspect arrested and charged in GA killings [Video]

What we know about suspect arrested and charged in GA killings

Bryan Anthony Rhoden was arrested in connection with the killings of two men, Paul Pierson and Henry Valdez, as well as golf pro Gene Siller, all of whom were found dead last weekend at the..

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Peach Truck Tour rolls into Tampa [Video]

Peach Truck Tour rolls into Tampa

The Peach Truck Tour visits 34 states delivering fresh peaches from Georgia into the arms of local residents.

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Elsa downgraded to tropical storm [Video]

Elsa downgraded to tropical storm

Elsa weakened to a tropical storm early on Wednesday and is expected to hit the north Florida Gulf coast later in the morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Bryan Wood reports.

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Georgia locals try to 'stay positive' after tragic golf course shooting [Video]

Georgia locals try to 'stay positive' after tragic golf course shooting

A manhunt is underway for the murder suspect of pro-golfer Gene Siller in Kennesaw, Georgia. CNN’s Ryan Young provides an update on the case.

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See Ocasio-Cortez's two-word response to Taylor Greene's insult [Video]

See Ocasio-Cortez's two-word response to Taylor Greene's insult

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) fired back via a tweet after Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) called her “a communist” and “not an American” at a rally for former President Donald Trump.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to work with Nancy Pelosi [Video]

Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to work with Nancy Pelosi

CNN’s Jim Acosta talks with Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and tries to speak with Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) about the January 6th insurrection and conspiracy theories surrounding it.

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Dems race to revive election bill as DOJ targets GA law [Video]

Dems race to revive election bill as DOJ targets GA law

Ron Brownstein says it’s ‘naive or disingenuous’ for Democrats to convince GOP Senators to agree to constrain what Republicans in the states are doing to voting rights.

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AG Garland: Georgia's election laws deny rights to black voters [Video]

AG Garland: Georgia's election laws deny rights to black voters

CNN’s Evan Perez reports.

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Garland announces DOJ lawsuit against Georgia over voting restrictions [Video]

Garland announces DOJ lawsuit against Georgia over voting restrictions

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Ted Cruz accused of 'mansplaining' as hearing goes off the rails [Video]

Ted Cruz accused of 'mansplaining' as hearing goes off the rails

A Senate Judiciary Hearing considering the nomination of Judge Gustavo Gelpí to the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals got heated as Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) lashed out at chair Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) and Sen...

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She's incarcerated in a men's prison facility. Why she's suing Georgia corrections [Video]

She's incarcerated in a men's prison facility. Why she's suing Georgia corrections

Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman, has spent the last decade in and out of men’s prisons in Georgia. Now, she’s suing the Georgia Department of Corrections to be transferred to a women’s..

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Local election officials to be ousted after Georgia governor signs law [Video]

Local election officials to be ousted after Georgia governor signs law

Democrat Helen Butler and Republican Baoky Vu, who have stood up to former President Trump’s lies about the 2020 election, are both being removed from their roles on election boards in Georgia after..

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Town to celebrate Juneteenth in shadow of largest Confederate monument in US [Video]

Town to celebrate Juneteenth in shadow of largest Confederate monument in US

After decades standing in the shadows of the nation’s largest Confederate monument, a predominantly Black town in Georgia is trying to break ties with its own racist history. CNN’s Martin Savidge..

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Grocery clerk killed after asking shopper to pull up his mask [Video]

Grocery clerk killed after asking shopper to pull up his mask

Georgia authorities have identified a grocery store cashier killed during a face mask dispute and the man accused of shooting her. DeKalb County police said Laquitta Willis, 41, was the victim in the..

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Savannah official on mass shooting: We need answers [Video]

Savannah official on mass shooting: We need answers

A shooting in Savannah, Georgia, left one person dead and injured at least eight others, including a two-year-old and a 13-year-old, police said.

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'This is unacceptable': Election official speaks out after threats against wife [Video]

'This is unacceptable': Election official speaks out after threats against wife

Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks out after his wife, Tricia, and family received death threats after the 2020 election former President Trump falsely claimed was fraudulent.

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Family of GA secretary of state got death threats months after election [Video]

Family of GA secretary of state got death threats months after election

Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, his wife Tricia and their family received threats of violence months after the election former President Trump falsely claimed was fraudulent. CNN’s..

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Trump runs into a problem in revenge quest against GOP governor [Video]

Trump runs into a problem in revenge quest against GOP governor

Former President Donald Trump is struggling to find a challenger against Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. Trump publicly trashed Kemp after the governor wouldn’t help Trump cheat in the 2020 election. CNN..

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Trump-inspired death threats are terrorizing election workers [Video]

Trump-inspired death threats are terrorizing election workers

Long after the 2020 U.S. election, former President Donald Trump’s baseless voter fraud claims continue to inspire violent threats against election workers and their families. Linda So reports.

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Glory for Georgia on Day Three of the Judo World Championships in Budapest [Video]

Glory for Georgia on Day Three of the Judo World Championships in Budapest

Glory for Georgia on Day Three of the Judo World Championships in Budapest and an epic battle between two Canadians

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Lindsie Chrisley Files For Divorce From Will Campbell, Wants Child Support

Lindsie Chrisley is waving the white flag on her marriage with Will Campbell ... she filed for divorce and is demanding child support. Todd Chrisley's daughter filed divorce docs Monday in Georgia,..
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Georgia man jailed for life after four spa shootings still faces death penalty if convicted of four further killings

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PM Modi pays tribute to Georgia's Saint Queen Ketevan, lauds Goa for preserving her relics

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Georgia's Saint Queen Ketevan during his monthly Mann ki Baat program.
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Kanye West premieres new album in Atlanta - including Jay-Z surprise feature

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Kanye West premiered his 10th studio album at a sold-out listening party in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday, with a surprise feature from Jay-Z.
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Signal to Moscow? S Jaishankar on first trip to Georgia after visiting Russia

Jaishankar, who landed in Tbilisi after a three-day visit to Moscow, chose a particularly emotional moment for Georgia and a possibly breakthrough moment for bilateral ties. He handed over a relic of..
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Discussed economic, trade cooperation with Georgian counterpart, says EAM Jaishankar

India and Georgia, during the bilateral meeting discussed economic cooperation, tourism, trade and connectivity, said India's External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Saturday.
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Jaishankar meets Indian community members in Georgia

External affairs minister S Jaishankar, who is on a two-day visit to Georgia on Saturday met representatives of the Indian community from the country's Tsnori, Khaketi.
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India hands holy relic of St Queen Ketevan to Georgia

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Doing a Sergey! EAM Jaishankar to visit Georgia while coming from Moscow

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Georgia NAACP Does Not Accept IKEA's Apology

IKEA has more work to do if it wants forgiveness for a misguided Juneteenth celebration ... because one of Georgia's leading Black voices ain't buying what the company's selling in the apology aisle...
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Silento's Bond Request Denied in Murder Case, Judge Says He's a Danger

Silento's not getting out of jail, at least not for now ... a judge just denied his request to be let out on bond in his murder case. The "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" rapper had a bond hearing Wednesday..
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Scotland: Seventeen uncapped players in squad for summer Tests

Scotland include 17 uncapped players in a 37-man squad for Test matches against England A, Romania and Georgia this summer.
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Guess Who This Cheer Chick Turned Into!

Before this cheerleading child was reaching sky-high levels of fame as a teenager, she was just another cute kid showing off her pom-poms in Augusta, Georgia. This sports fan moved from the sidelines..
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Georgia Golfer Attacked By Big-Ass Swan On Course, Wild Video!

A golfer was nearly mauled by a monster-sized swan after sinking a putt on a Georgia course this week ... and the wild attack was all captured on video!!! TMZ Sports has learned ... John Walters was..
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Buff Bagwell Arrested, Pro Wrestling Star Accused of Hit & Run, Lying to Cops

Ex-pro wrestling superstar Buff Bagwell -- a staple in WCW for a decade -- was arrested over the weekend in Georgia for an alleged hit and run incident. TMZ Sports obtained the booking report for the..
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Rick Ross' Home the Scene of Police Chase For Man With Gun

Rick Ross' Georgia estate is crawling with sheriff's deputies after a man allegedly armed with a gun led cops on a wild chase ... and now there's a hunt for the weapon. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ..
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Silento Requests $25k Bond in Georgia Felony Murder Case

Silento insists he has a constitutional right to a reasonable bond in his felony murder case ... insisting he's not a flight risk. The "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" rapper filed legal docs in DeKalb..
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Quando Rondo Shot at in Georgia

Quando Rondo and his entourage were caught in a hail of gunfire at a convenience store in Georgia, and one man in his entourage was wounded. According to law enforcement sources, the shots rang out..
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NFL draft 2021: New York Giants pick Azeez Ojulari dreams of sacking Tom Brady & winning Super Bowl

Meet New York Giants draft pick Azeez Ojulari, a linebacker from Georgia with big ambitions as an NFL player.
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Scottie Pippen's Son Laid to Rest, Mom Pens Emotional Tribute

"Your wings were ready but my heart wasn't." That's Karen Pippen paying tribute to her son Antron after he was laid to rest at a funeral ceremony in Georgia over the weekend ... noting, "I will miss..
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Lil Yachty Says Georgia Boycotts Won't Change Voting Laws

Lil Yachty doesn't think boycotts in Georgia will help change new, oppressive voting laws in his home state ... but he's got advice for people worried about getting to the polls. We got the Atlanta..
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YFN Lucci Prosecutors Claim Strip Club Visit Violates Bond in Murder Case

YFN Lucci violated his strict bond conditions when he hit up a recording studio and a strip club as his murder case looms ... at least according to prosecutors, who want him back in jail. According to..
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Shaq Pays Off Man's Engagement Ring Debt In Generous Act Caught On Video

Just call him the Big Good Samaritan now ... Shaq paid off some young guy's engagement ring debt at a jewelry store in Georgia this week -- and the amazing gesture was all caught on video. The Big..
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Blasts MLB for Pulling All-Star Game From Georgia, 'It's Shameful'

The Governor of Texas is FURIOUS with Major League Baseball for moving the All-Star Game out of Georgia ... and says he's boycotting the org. as a result. Starting with canceling a planned appearance..
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MLB: All-Star Game leaves Georgia to protest against voting law

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All-star baseball game moved from Georgia after state passes controversial voting laws

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Major League Baseball (MLB) has moved its upcoming All-Star Game out of Georgia, after the US state passed a controversial voting law.
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MLB Moves 2021 All-Star Game Out Of Atlanta After GA Passes New Voting Law

The Midsummer Classic will no longer go down in Atlanta this year ... MLB announced Friday it's relocating its 2021 All-Star Game after Georgia passed its new voting law this week. League commish Rob..
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Jeezy and Jeannie Mai Apply for Marriage License

Jeezy and Jeannie Mai are gearing up for their wedding day ... or so it seems, because they just applied for a marriage license. According to the Fulton County Court Clerk in Georgia ... the rapper and..
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Sweden 1-0 Georgia: Zlatan Ibrahimovic creates winner on international return

Zlatan Ibrahimovic marks his return to international football after a five-year absence with an assist as Sweden beat Georgia in their World Cup 2022 qualifying opener on Thursday.
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Shootings at Atlanta Asian massage parlours leave eight dead

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Eight people have been killed in shootings at massage parlours in and around Atlanta, Georgia.
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Rapper Jackboy Arrested on Gun Charge During Traffic Stop

Jackboy's driver literally couldn't stay in his lane, according to cops, and that's what ended up leading to the rapper's Georgia arrest on a gun charge. Monroe County cops say they pulled over the..
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Breonna Taylor's Mom Thankful Students Stood Up to Georgia Teacher

Breonna Taylor's mother is hurt and troubled by a Georgia teacher spreading lies about her daughter's death, but also deeply appreciates the students who pushed back. Tamika Palmer's attorney, Sam..
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Cam Newton Shredded Roller Rink Dance Floor On Valentine's Day, Amazing Video!

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Old FB Posts Called for Death of Dems

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Tyler Perry Flies to Georgia to Vote in Person, Absentee Ballot Never Came

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