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The Coronavirus Crisis

Pandemic Puts A Crimp On Voter Registration, Potentially Altering Electorate

Most places where Americans usually register to vote have been closed since March. It's led to a big drop in new registrations right before an election that was expected to see record turnout.

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Arbery Shooting Sparks Racism, Corruption Questions About Georgia County

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Pandemic Puts A Crimp On Voter Registration, Potentially Altering Electorate

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In Homes Left Empty By COVID-19, This Georgia Woman Packs Up The Memories

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