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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Sues Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Over Face Mask Order – NPR

“Mayor Bottoms does not have the legal authority to modify, change or ignore Governor Kemp’s executive orders,” Kemp argues in the lawsuit intended to stop masks from being required in Atlanta.

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Late to shut down, first to reopen, Georgia reports its highest daily death toll – USA TODAY

As photos of crowded school hallways catch the nation’s attention, Georgia reports its highest daily coronavirus death toll.

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It wasnt easy for Jenny Hunter to send her kids back to school this fall, but she knew it was the better of two impossible choices for her family.
“Im well aware of the clinical risks for children,” Hunter, a nurse and mother of two in Cherokee County, just outside Atlanta, told USA TODAY on Wednesday afternoon. “I’m not a teacher, and neither is my husband. I felt the benefit versus the risk was better to get them in person for their education.”
Minutes after hanging up, Hunter received a tex…

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GOP candidate who embraced QAnon conspiracy theory wins Georgia runoff, CNN projects – CNN

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a GOP candidate with a track record of incendiary rhetoric and ties to the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory, prevailed in a Georgia primary runoff, CNN projected Tuesday, a victory that puts her in a strong position to win a congressio…

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Washington (CNN)Marjorie Taylor Greene, a GOP candidate with a track record of incendiary rhetoric and ties to the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory, prevailed in a Georgia primary runoff, CNN projected Tuesday, a victory that puts her in a strong position to win a congressional seat in the fall representing a solidly Republican district.
The victory will also put national Republicans in the difficult position of how to respond.
Greene faced off against GOP opponent John Cowan in the runoff. T…

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Georgia school seen in photo of a crowded hallway will briefly move to online learning after reporting 9 cases of Covid-19 – CNN

A Georgia high school that came under scrutiny last week when a student shared a photo of a crowded hallway will temporarily move to virtual learning after it reported nine cases of Covid-19, according to a letter the school district sent to parents Sunday.

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(CNN)A Georgia high school that came under scrutiny last week when a student shared a photo of a crowded hallway will temporarily move to virtual learning after it reported nine cases of Covid-19, according to a letter the school district sent to parents Sunday.
“As a result of our being informed of nine cases of Covid-19 at North Paulding High School following the first week of in-person instruction, along with the possibility that number could increase if there are currently pending tests th…

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