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Ga. Makes History: 1 Million Absentee Ballot Requests for June Primary

The primary election is less than forty days away and Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger says his office is ready. During a press conference at the state capitol, Raffensperger announced the state made history. He shared that his office has received 1 million absentee ballot requests...
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Hearses from various Atlanta funeral homes were at the GA Capitol Thursday to protest "reopening of Georgia" during the COVID-19 pandemic

Funeral Protests Kemp Reopening Georgia

(Photo Credit: Jana Johnson-Davis) It was a procession of a dozen hearses and cars that made its way to the Georgia State Capitol Thursday. The mock funeral was staged just hours before Georgia’s stay at home order was to expire at 11:59pm.
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Two Atlanta men drank disinfectants in an effort to avoid getting the coronavirus.

Atlanta Men Drink Poison to Stop COVID-19

Disinfectants are what 2 Atlanta men drank in an effort to avoid contracting the coronavirus.
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Stacey Abrams: 'We Need to Win America Back'

As Americans take shelter from one public health crisis, another continues to plague American families and communities. Stacey Abrams along with Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, and John Yang with Asian Americans Advancing Justice, shared their thoughts with hundreds of gun safety...
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This Is It Vice President Telley Anthony says the eateries have undergone new cleaning procedures with high-level disinfecting during the coronavirus pandemic.

This Is It: Too Early to Sit People Next to Each Other

This Is It Barbecue and Seafood has been in Atlanta for more than 35 years. Not only is it a place to grab a plate and go, but it’s also where friends and family gather for lunch, dinner, and that after-church feel-good meal.
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp called reopening businesses a “difficult” decision, adding “we cannot continue this way economically.

Coronavirus Cases Still Rising in Georgia

There are 24,349 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 1,000 related deaths (DPH 7pm) in Georgia. Twenty four hours ago there were 23,481 cases and 916 deaths. That's an increase of 868 cases and 84 additional deaths. The cases continue to grow, yet Governor Brian Kemp said during his weekly COVID-19 Update...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp at the 2020 State MLK Service

Gov. Brian Kemp and State Agencies Provide Coronavirus Response Update

At the Georgia State Capitol, Governor Kemp, Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey, Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency Director Homer Bryson, and Georgia National Guard Adjutant General Tom Carden will give a briefing on COVID-19. WHO: Governor...
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Nail salons are among businesses reopening today in Georgia

Strict Guidelines for Spas and Salons Reopening Today

There is a list of guidelines for salons and spas as the state begins to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. The order announced by Governor Brian Kemp allows the businesses to start reopening today.
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SCLC President and CEO Dr. Charles Steele says poor people cannot be used as sacrificial lambs

No One Should Be Tested To See If It’s Safe

In 1932 a group of black men, approximately 600 of them, were told by doctors that they were being tested for “bad blood”. About 50% of the men had syphilis. In the end, many died because they did not receive proper treatment to cure what was ailing them. It became known as the “Tuskegee Experiment...
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Georgia Faith Leaders Keeping Doors Closed on Sunday

Several local religious leaders are speaking out against Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s announcement of reopening the state this week. Starting Friday, gyms, bowling alleys, salons, and other indoor facilities can resume operations; restaurants and movie theatres can reopen this coming Monday. The...
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