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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 located 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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Animation explaining the shooting of Ahmoud Arbery.

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A white former law enforcement officer and his son were arrested in Georgia on Thursday and charged with murder. Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son Travis, 34, were taken into custody by the Georgia..

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US: Video shows Black man Ahmaud Arbery gunned down while jogging [Video]

US: Video shows Black man Ahmaud Arbery gunned down while jogging

Tensions rise in Georgia after video emerges showing white former policeman and his son confronting and shooting young Black jogger.

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Captain Tom Moore awarded with gold Blue Peter badge for being ‚Äėbeacon of light‚Äô [Video]

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Majority of Georgia's COVID-19 Patients Last Month Were Black, Study Says

The study, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was released on Wednesday.

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Georgia rally for slain black jogger calls for removing district attorneys

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