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Coronavirus cases reach 5,831 in Georgia; 8 more deaths reported
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - 4/3/2020 4:03:00 PM
The novel coronavirus is maintaining a firm grip on Georgia as state health officials on Friday reported 387 new cases and a growing death toll. The latest data from the Georgia Department of Public Health shows 5,

Stacey Abrams trends after Georgia governor said he didn't know about asymptomatic spread
YAHOO! - 4/3/2020 4:23:00 PM
Stacey Abrams began trending on U.S. Twitter on Thursday after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp admitted having only recently learned that asymptomatic individuals can spread the coronavirus — despite warnings from health experts as early as January.

Georgia prosecutor to expunge MLK's 1960 Atlanta arrest
Houston Chronicle - 4/3/2020 3:10:00 PM
A county in Georgia said he will expunge Martin Luther King Jr.'s record for his trespassing arrest during a 1960 sit-in protesting the segregated dining rooms at an Atlanta department store. Fulton County Solicitor General Keith Gammage told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution he is also interested in erasing the records of all other civil rights workers who were arrested in Atlanta.

Georgia Tech unconstitutionally banned funding for pro-life speech, says lawsuit
Washington Times - 4/3/2020 5:53:00 PM
Student government associations at Georgia Tech unconstitutionally declined to fund a speech last fall by pro-life advocate Alveda King, says a new lawsuit filed in Atlanta.

11-year-old boy in Atlanta is youngest COVID-19 death in state, Georgia officials say
Miami Herald - 4/3/2020 3:07:00 PM
The novel coronavirus has claimed the life of an 11-year-old Georgia boy near Atlanta, state officials announced Thursday. The child, whose identity hasn’t been released, is the youngest Georgian to die from the highly contagious disease as of April 3,

Georgia governor says he only just learned coronavirus carriers can be asymptomatic
Fox News - 4/3/2020 12:05:00 PM
Kemp appeared to be learning that people who are not showing coronavirus symptoms could spread the disease over two months after the White House first said so.

Frequently asked questions about Georgia's stay-at-home order
11Alive - 4/3/2020 3:37:00 PM
ATLANTA — The governor's office released these commonly asked questions about the executive order signed that mandates all Georgia residents to stay at home until April 13 in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. Do I need a letter to prove that I can keep working? No. You do not need a letter from your employer or the government to prove ...

Georgia governor says he didn't know people without symptoms can spread coronavirus
CBS News - 4/2/2020 10:04:00 PM
The governor of Georgia — the state where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is headquartered — said Wednesday he had only just learned that the coronavirus can be spread by people who aren't showing any symptoms.

Georgia Senator Sold Travel Shares Ahead of Trump Flight Ban
MSN - 4/3/2020 12:30:00 PM
Loeffler, a Georgia Republican, had just days earlier purchased the shares, in Booking Holdings, jointly with her husband, Jeffrey Sprecher, the chief executive officer of Intercontinental Exchange, parent firm of the New York Stock Exchange Booking Holdings provides online bookings for flights, hotels and other travel-related services ...

Stacey Abrams trends after Georgia Gov. Kemp said he didn't know about asymptomatic spread
NBC News - 4/3/2020 3:06:00 PM
U.S. Twitter on Thursday after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp admitted having recently learned that asymptomatic individuals can spread the coronavirus — despite warnings from health experts as early as January.