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Atlanta: Capital of Georgia, United States
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2019 population of 506,811, it is also the 37th most populous city in the United States. The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to more than 6 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County, the most populous county in Georgia. Portions of the city extend eastward into neighboring DeKalb County. The city is situated among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and has one of the highest elevations among major cities east of the Mississippi River.

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Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote [Video]

Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote

[NFA] Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine broke ranks with President Donald Trump on his plan to swiftly hold a Senate vote on a potential successor to late Supreme..

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Workers rescued after ATL parking deck collapses [Video]

Workers rescued after ATL parking deck collapses

Multiple construction workers were trapped on Friday after a parking lot deck, which was under construction, partially collapsed in midtown Atlanta, according to the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department.

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'Operation Not Forgotten' Turns Up 39 Missing Kids in Georgia [Video]

'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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Conservative Group Does Not Have Legal Standing To Sue Over Chick-Fil-A Airport Rejection, Court Rules [Video]

Conservative Group Does Not Have Legal Standing To Sue Over Chick-Fil-A Airport Rejection, Court Rules

A group of conservatives does not have the legal standing to sue the city of San Antonio. The group wanted to sue over the city's rejection of a Chick-fil-A restaurant at the city’s airport. The City..

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'Our votes can be our voice' -Bottoms [Video]

'Our votes can be our voice' -Bottoms

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms invoked the city's late congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis when she said at the DNC Thursday "that if we fail to exercise the right to vote... we can lose..

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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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Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead' [Video]

Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead'

White House health experts are warning of a slow rise in the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus in U.S. cities such as Boston, Chicago, Detroit and Washington and urged local leaders..

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METS Player CĂ©spedes Opts Out Of 2020 Season [Video]

METS Player CĂ©spedes Opts Out Of 2020 Season

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis CĂ©spedes decided to opt out of the MLB season "for Covid-related reasons." CNN reports that the move comes after CĂ©spedes did not report to the ballpark for Sunday's..

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Rep. Lewis praised by 3 presidents at funeral [Video]

Rep. Lewis praised by 3 presidents at funeral

[NFA] Former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were among those who spoke passionately about late civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis at his funeral in a..

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Rep. John Lewis is laid to rest at South View Cemetery [Video]

Rep. John Lewis is laid to rest at South View Cemetery

Following Representative John Lewis’s funeral at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the congressman's body is laid to rest at South View Cemetery.

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Young Atlanta Woman Kills Baby Daughter By Ramming Car [Video]

Young Atlanta Woman Kills Baby Daughter By Ramming Car

Newser reports 21-year-old Atlanta woman Titayanna Phillips has been charged with felony murder and aggravated assault after allegedly ramming a vehicle. Phillips allegedly rammed a vehicle carrying..

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