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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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Biden goes for Georgia as Trump hits the rust belt [Video]

Biden goes for Georgia as Trump hits the rust belt

[NFA] Trailing in national opinion polls, President Donald Trump again attacked U.S. election mechanics on Tuesday, saying it would be “inappropriate” to take extra time to count the tens of..

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Joe Biden: We can and we will control this virus [Video]

Joe Biden: We can and we will control this virus

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden gave a speech in Warm Springs,Georgia on Tuesday which largely focused on the reality Americans currentlyface amid the pandemic. He said: "We can and will..

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KFC Brings Back Its Fried Chicken-Scented Firelogs [Video]

KFC Brings Back Its Fried Chicken-Scented Firelogs

It is once again being made in partnership with Enviro-Log, an environmentally-conscious company based in Georgia.

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Tom Holland begins filming 'Spider-Man 3' [Video]

Tom Holland begins filming 'Spider-Man 3'

Tom Holland has landed in Atlanta, Georgia, ready to begin filming 'Spider-Man 3.'

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Georgia bank robber escapes after hostages freed [Video]

Georgia bank robber escapes after hostages freed

Local media in Georgia say an armed man who held dozens of people at a bank in the west of the country has escaped.

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Trump barnstorms FL while Biden heads for MI [Video]

Trump barnstorms FL while Biden heads for MI

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump campaigned fiercely in Florida Friday, where he and his challenger are in a statistical dead heat, while Democrat Joe Biden targeted another crucial battleground..

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Long lines as early voting kicks off in Georgia [Video]

Long lines as early voting kicks off in Georgia

People waited in line, some for hours, to cast their ballots in Georgia as in-person early voting kicked off on Monday.

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Tony-Nominated Actor Found Murdered, His Back Riddled With Bullets [Video]

Tony-Nominated Actor Found Murdered, His Back Riddled With Bullets

Acclaimed for his stage work and his roles in Spike Lee films, Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been murdered. He was 70 years old. Newser reports Byrd was found dead on Saturday at his home in Atlanta,..

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How a Trump pick could shift SCOTUS on abortion [Video]

How a Trump pick could shift SCOTUS on abortion

[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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Sally's rains wreak havoc on southeastern U.S. [Video]

Sally's rains wreak havoc on southeastern U.S.

The storm washed out bridges and roads in Florida and threatened flash floods in North Carolina. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Hurricane Sally wreaks havoc in Florida [Video]

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

Euronews has already launched Euronews Albania and is set to introduce Euronews Serbia by the end of the year.View on euronews

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Chilling Whistleblower Complaint Alleges ICE Detention Facility Carried Out Unnecessary Sterilizations [Video]

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 [Video]

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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With Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden campaigning in Georgia seven days before Election Day, Democrats are hoping they can flip the state for the first time since 1992. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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Fact check: Florida, Georgia, Idaho, South Dakota, Tennessee don't require masks statewide

A viral meme claiming five states are now "mask-free" is partly false. There are local rules in place about face coverings.
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Election live updates: Biden heads to Georgia as Trump turns to Midwest

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Here's the latest for Tuesday October 27th: Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court; Biden to campaign in Georgia, Trump going to Wisconsin; Coronavirus rates surge in El Paso, Texas; Crews remove..
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Georgia sees record early voting as candidates vie for key state

Nearly 3 million people have persevered in long lines to cast their ballots in Georgia — a state where, according to a new CBS Battleground Tracker poll shows, President Trump is tied with Democratic..
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Joe Biden could win the state because Republicans have failed to keep up with its diverse population and shifting suburban politics.
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Pizza, imitation sushi and salad are just some of the items on the menu at a porch restaurant created for a chipmunk in Georgia. Steve Hartman reports for "On The Road."
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A chipmunk in Georgia is living the life thanks to a food writer who created a special place exclusively for the furry creature.
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Harris tells HBCU students 'when we vote, we win'

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris campaigned Friday in Atlanta with a focus on Black voters who will prove pivotal in deciding the outcome in Georgia and other battleground..
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Georgia teen pleads guilty, is sentenced for plot to attack Black churchgoers

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Sign ninjas aim to sway election in Georgia suburb

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Many white suburban Georgia voters hold firm with Trump.

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