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Georgia Democratic nominee for governor Stacey Abrams takes the stage to declare victory Tuesday night. Abrams is the first black woman to win a major-party nomination for governor in U.S. history. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Stacey Evans (left) and Stacey Abrams (right), the two candidates running for governor in the Georgia Democratic primary on May 22. They have plenty of similarities: they're both women named Stacey; they're both former legislators in the Georgia House of Representatives; they're both lawyers; and they're both calling for similar progressive policies, such as expanding Medicaid. Asma Khalid/NPR hide caption

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Georgia's chicken prices were 30 to 50 percent higher than chicken prices elsewhere in 2015. Investors smelled a rat. Rob Lawson/Getty Images hide caption

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How Wall Street Brought Down Georgia's Suspicious Chicken Price Index

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Amina Osman protests Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams's "Deportation Bus" that reads "Fill this bus with illegals." She has been a resident of Clarkston, Ga. for nine years and is a refugee from Somalia. Dustin Chambers/WABE hide caption

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A female gopher tortoise, about 20 years old, at the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center near Newton, Ga. Todd Stone/AP hide caption

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Business And Wildlife Groups Skip The Fight, Work Together To Save A Species

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A statue depicting Confederate Gen. and former Georgia Gov. John Brown Gordon on horseback outside the Georgia Statehouse in Atlanta earlier this month. Gordon was also reputed to be a leader of the Ku Klux Klan. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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This June 13, 2014 file photo shows construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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How The Dream Of America's 'Nuclear Renaissance' Fizzled

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Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff visits a campaign office in Chamblee, Ga., to thank volunteers and supporters on Monday, as the special election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District winds down. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff speaks with the media in Atlanta on Apr. 18 as he runs against Republican Karen Handel to replace Tom Price, who is now the secretary of Health and Human Services. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Ad War Means Local TV Stations Win Big In Georgia's Special Election

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Portrait of Barbare Jorjadze by Georgian artist Anuka Beluga. The painting hangs in the Georgian National Library's reading room named after Jorjadze. Giorgi Lomsadze for NPR hide caption

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