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ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers will get their first look next week at how deep state agencies must cut their budgets to comply with spending reductions the legislature’s leading budget writers ordered in the wake of coronavirus.

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Gov. Brian Kemp urged Georgians on Thursday to have patience with public health officials amid reports over questionable data-keeping methods for positive cases of coronavirus in the state.

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ATLANTA -- Six working groups of educators, public health officials and representatives of state agencies and nonprofits will lead the effort to safely re-open Georgia schools closed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Florida and Georgia, two states that were among the first to announce the reopening of businesses and public spaces, have come under scrutiny for the accuracy and transparency of their reporting on Covid-19 cases.

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ATLANTA — The presidential race and one of the two U.S. Senate contests in Georgia this year likely will be decided by close margins, according to a poll released Tuesday by left-leaning website DailyKos.

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ALBANY – Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, the Albany-based hospital that has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, will start using the antiviral drug remdesivir to help treat patients with severe health issues from the respiratory virus.

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CONYERS — Four children were ejected from a vehicle during a rollover accident on Interstate 20 east just past Sigman Road Monday afternoon. A total of one adult and six children were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Their conditions were not immediately available.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday a list and interactive map of Georgia companies that have signed up to help businesses obtain personal protective equipment and health care supplies to fight COVID-19. The Georgia Suppliers Interactive Map and List, compiled by the Georgia Departmen…

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ATLANTA — Becca loved her job in the travel-and-tourism industry, but few industries have been so thoroughly decimated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ATHENS – The University of Georgia welcomed its newest alumni recently as 5,958 undergraduates and 1,366 graduate students — a total of 7,324 — have met requirements to walk in the university’s spring commencement, tentatively scheduled for the fall if federal and state health officials deem…

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ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp announced a donation Tuesday from AT&T to the Georgia Department of Education, Foundation for Public Education. The donation will be used to deploy 448 Wi-Fi Rangers to 36 school districts, filling the internet connectivity gap for thousands of students in rural…

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Stacey Abrams, who has publicly made the case for why she believes she is well positioned to be Joe Biden's running mate, endorsed the former vice president on Tuesday, calling him the "leader America needs."

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