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ATLANTA — A new wave of coronavirus patients that began showing up at Georgia hospitals early last month has prompted shortages of staffing and bed space and strained supplies of sanitation items like disinfectant wipes.

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ATLANTA - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff has cut a new TV ad that – without naming names – slams President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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ATLANTA - President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are locked in a tight race for Georgia’s 16 electoral votes, according to a poll released by Monmouth University Wednesday.

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A request to scrap end-of-year tests for Georgia public schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic drew overwhelming support from students, teachers, parents and others during a two-week comment period, state school officials said Thursday.

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With the number of US Covid-19 infections closing in on 4 million this week, the country's response to the pandemic is at a critical point now more than ever before. We are seeing a rapid rise in new infections across America at the same time that we continue to learn more about this complex…

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A traffic stop that could have ended with a warning about a cracked windshield instead ended with the arrest of two people after free air sniff around the vehicle by a Butts County Sheriff’s K9 led to the discovery of illegal drugs.

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ATLANTA - While some school districts across Georgia have announced plans to start school next month with online instruction only, U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., is introducing legislation aimed at helping schools reopen safely

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John Robert Lewis, the son of sharecroppers who survived a brutal beating by police during a landmark 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, to become a towering figure of the civil rights movement and a longtime US congressman, has died after a six-month battle with cancer. He was 80.

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Gov. Brian Kemp said Friday he favors resuming in-person classes for Georgia students instead of remote learning methods ahead of the upcoming school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s unemployment rate fell last month to well below the national rate but still far above pre-coronavirus levels.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp announced a partnership with Piedmont Healthcare late Tuesday to provide additional hospital bed capacity for treating Georgia’s growing number of coronavirus patients.

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A federal judge Monday blocked a Georgia law from taking effect that would ban most abortions after a heartbeat is detected, marking a pivotal decision in a case that has enflamed passions in the state for more than a year.

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ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is living up to his pledge to consider moving criminal justice reform beyond the hate crimes bill the General Assembly passed last month.

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A landmark court ruling has led to nearly half of Georgia’s most high-risk sex offenders being released from their ankle monitors over the past year, marking a legal quandary that state lawmakers fell short in addressing during the 2020 legislative session.

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A mandatory masking order is in effect in the city of Atlanta, requiring everyone inside Georgia’s capital city to wear masks in public and in businesses open to the public amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ATLANTA - While initial unemployment claims in Georgia continued to decline last week, the state paid out an all-time record of more than $857 million in state and federal jobless benefits.

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