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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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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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3 Men Indicted on Murder Charges in Killing of Ahmaud Arbery [Video]

3 Men Indicted on Murder Charges in Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

On Wednesday, a grand jury in Glynn County, Georgia, indicted the three white men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery.

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Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY [Video]

Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY

New York, Kentucky were among the six states holding primaries Tuesday, with heated, key races and fewer polling sites due to social distancing restrictions. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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'He would love on anybody' -Rayshard Brooks' family [Video]

'He would love on anybody' -Rayshard Brooks' family

Rayshard Brooks' niece and cousin remembered him at his funeral in Atlanta, Georgia. Brooks was a Black man who was shot and killed by police outside a fast-food restaurant nearly two weeks ago.

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Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC [Video]

Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed removing the towering statue of Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Colette Luke has more.

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Boy told he would never walk takes first steps unaided [Video]

Boy told he would never walk takes first steps unaided

A boy who was told he would never walk has taken his first steps. in a video that has been viewed nearly eight million times online. Camden Brooks Hanson, five, has cerebellar atrophy, a degenerative..

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Tyler Perry covering funeral expenses for Rayshard Brooks [Video]

Tyler Perry covering funeral expenses for Rayshard Brooks

Movie and TV mogul Tyler Perry will be covering funeral costs for the family of Rayshard Brooks, who was gunned down by police in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday.

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Atlanta police release bodycam of struggle before fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks [Video]

Atlanta police release bodycam of struggle before fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta's Police Department on Sunday released bodycamera and dashboard camera footage of the attempted arrest and fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks outside a Wendy's in Georgia's capital on FridayView..

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Atlanta Police Chief Steps Down After Officer Shoots, Kills Black Man Sleeping In His Car [Video]

Atlanta Police Chief Steps Down After Officer Shoots, Kills Black Man Sleeping In His Car

Reuters reports the police chief of Atlanta, Georgia, resigned on Saturday. Erika Shields submitted her resignation after protesters took to the streets hours after police shot and killed an unarmed..

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Who will Joe Biden pick as running mate? [Video]

Who will Joe Biden pick as running mate?

Here are some of the nearly dozen candidates who are likely under consideration, as former Vice President Joe Biden faces fresh calls to choose a black woman as his running mate. Lisa Bernhard reports.

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Georgia officials report problems, long lines at some voting sites [Video]

Georgia officials report problems, long lines at some voting sites

Some voters experienced hours-long waits to cast ballots in Georgia on Tuesday as Democrats went to the polls to pick a nominee in a competitive U.S. Senate race and the upcoming presidential election,..

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Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana [Video]

Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cristobal brought heavy rains to the Southeastern United States over the weekend before making landfall in Louisiana late on Sunday. Gloria Tso reports.

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Defendant in Arbery killing used racial slur -investigator [Video]

Defendant in Arbery killing used racial slur -investigator

**EDITORS NOTE: VIDEO CONTAINS OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE One of the white men charged in the Georgia killing of Ahmaud Arbery allegedly used a racial slur after shooting the unarmed black man, an investigator..

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Killer Mike Speaks Out To Atlanta Protesters [Video]

Killer Mike Speaks Out To Atlanta Protesters

Killer Mike spoke out to the people protesting George Floyd’s death in Atlanta, Georgia. According to CNN, protests began peacefully but some protestors decided to become violent and vandalize..

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Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects? [Video]

Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects?

Joe Biden has started the vetting process to choose a running mate for the Democratic ticket. Reuters reports the process expected to wrap up by July. Who are some of the names on the list? Senator..

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U.S. college towns on edge with football season up in the air [Video]

U.S. college towns on edge with football season up in the air

In university towns across the country, local business owners face the unthinkable: A year of college football wiped off the calendar because of a pandemic that has torpedoed the economy and may..

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How Did Stacey Abrams Became A VP Candidate? [Video]

How Did Stacey Abrams Became A VP Candidate?

How did Stacey Abrams become a front runner to become Joe Biden's vice president? In 2018, Stacey Abrams ran for governor in Georgia. She became the first black woman in the US to win a gubernatorial..

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Three States Offer To Host RNC If Trump Pulls Out Of NC [Video]

Three States Offer To Host RNC If Trump Pulls Out Of NC

Republicans in Georgia, Texas, and Florida are offering to host the party’s national convention. That is if Donald Trump makes good on his threat to move the event from North Carolina. Trump has made..

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Second Immigrant Dies Of Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 In ICE Custody [Video]

Second Immigrant Dies Of Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 In ICE Custody

A man in custody of the US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency died on Sunday. Business Insider reports 34-year-old Santiago Baten-Oxlag died of complications from COVID-19. The Guatemalan..

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Third suspect charged with murder of unarmed black jogger [Video]

Third suspect charged with murder of unarmed black jogger

Vic Reynolds, director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, on Friday said that William Bryan was arrested Thursday evening and charged with felony murder and attempt to commit false imprisonment..

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Biden Campaign Eyes 'Battleground' Map, Race Against Trump [Video]

Biden Campaign Eyes 'Battleground' Map, Race Against Trump

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign is betting that as many as 16 states could be up for grabs in November’s election, with President Donald Trump’s coronavirus..

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Biden Says He Wouldn't Vote For Himself If He Believed The Tara Reade Allegations [Video]

Biden Says He Wouldn't Vote For Himself If He Believed The Tara Reade Allegations

Former Vice President Joe Biden said he wouldn't vote for himself if he believed his accuser Tara Reade. Biden has encouraged people who believed Reade to vote with "their heart." Biden appeared on..

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Georgia's Governor Holds Small Approval Rating After Reopening The State [Video]

Georgia's Governor Holds Small Approval Rating After Reopening The State

A Washington Post-Ipsos poll revealed Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has low support from his constituents. According to Business Insider, people were not happy about how he handled the coronavirus pandemic..

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DOJ weighs hate crime charges in death of Ahmaud Arbery [Video]

DOJ weighs hate crime charges in death of Ahmaud Arbery

The U.S. Justice Department is weighing whether to file hate crime charges against two white men in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man who was gunned down while jogging in the small..

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This dolphin just wanted to make friends with a few dogs on a boat in Isle of Hope, Georgia, but they were not as excited.
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Ahmaud Arbery: Three men indicted for killing Black man

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Three Georgia men indicted on felony murder, malice charges in Ahmaud Arbery case

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Man sues Georgia police for excessive use of force after wrongfully arresting him

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Confederate obelisk removed from Georgia square

A Confederate monument has been removed from a town square near Atlanta amid cheers from the watching crowd. As midnight approached on the eve of Juneteenth, the obelisk glorifying the Lost Cause was..
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Protest updates: Friday is Juneteenth; Pennsylvania cop fired for 'racist' email; Georgia nonprofit raises $250K for Garrett Rolfe

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Teen raises big cash for black businesses

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