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LeBron James questions whether long lines in Georgia primaries are result of systemic racism

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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James responds to tweet about long lines in certain Atlanta neighborhoods during Georgia primaries.
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News video: Georgia officials report problems, long lines at some voting sites

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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, one of five states holding primaries to choose candidates for the White House and Congress. This...

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Go big or play it safe? Electoral map widens for Joe Biden and Democrats, but with risk

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[NFA] President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone on Friday, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Adam Reed reports.

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Dwight Howard will play for Lakers when NBA season restarts in Orlando bubble

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Atlanta Atlanta Capital of Georgia, United States

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Cleveland and Atlanta are on the clock: It's time for the Indians, Braves to make a statement with nicknames

Cleveland, drop the nickname from your Major League Baseball team, and do it before another fan ever sits in your ballpark again.

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Three people who traveled on recent Delta flight have tested positive for COVID-19

Three people who traveled on a recent regional Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Albany have tested positive for COVID-19.

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