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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聽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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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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Amid record early votes, a battle over ballots [Video]

Amid record early votes, a battle over ballots

[NFA] Fears of contracting the novel coronavirus have pushed Americans to cast over ten million early votes in the 2020 election, and Republicans and Democrats are locked in a battle over those..

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White House Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows Broke COVID-19 Rules [Video]

White House Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows Broke COVID-19 Rules

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows supposedly broke COVID-19 restriction in May 2020, during the height of the pandemic. Meadows reportedly hosted 70-plus people for his daughter's wedding in..

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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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Exotic Dancers 'Booty To The Poll' PSA [Video]

Exotic Dancers 'Booty To The Poll' PSA

(CNN ) Angela Barnes knows that the public service announcement she directed with a group of Atlanta exotic dancers urging people to vote is stirring conversation, but she wonders why she had to come..

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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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