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Video Shows College Students Preparing for Semester With Wild Party Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Students at the University of North Georgia began their semester during the COVID-19 pandemic by hosting a wild party. See the details of the party.
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School Principal With Coronavirus Asks for Prayers for Wife Who Remains on Life Support

A principal in Georgia is reaching out to the world for prayers as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The man, who also has coronavirus, is asking for prayers for his wife who remains on life support.
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Tyler Perry poses for a photo on the red carpet at the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios at Tyler Perry Studios on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Atlanta. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Invision/AP)

Tyler Perry's New Studio To Host 2019 Miss Universe Pageant

Perry’s new Atlanta studio will host the 2019 Miss Universe competition, a major showcase for the sprawling complex built on a former Confederate army base.
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 In this Dec. 22, 2016, file photo, retired Hall of Fame basketball player Shaquille O'Neal smiles as he talks to reporters during an NBA basketball news conference in Miami. O’Neal has been to enough parties before Super Bowls to know that he can do much

Shaquille O'Neal Donates a Year's Rent To a Paralyzed Atlanta Boy

The Hall of Famer has donated a year's rent in a new home to an Atlanta woman whose 12-year-old son was paralyzed in a shooting at a football game.
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Tyler Perry poses for a photo on the red carpet at the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios at Tyler Perry Studios on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Atlanta. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Invision/AP)

Tyler Perry Christens New Studio With Help of Oprah, Others

Tyler Perry officially christened his massive new film studio Saturday, beaming as his fellow entertainment industry luminaries descended on Atlanta and strode a red carpet to his sprawling complex for an opening gala.
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This June 23, 2019 file photo shows Tyler Perry accepting the ultimate icon award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Tyler Perry Says He Can't 'Up and Leave' Filming In Georgia

Perry says he cannot “just up and leave” filming in Georgia despite Hollywood’s backlash against the state’s “heartbeat” abortion law. Perry made the remarks Friday while discussing the upcoming opening of a massive new Atlanta-based studio.
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor addresses attendees of an event promoting her new children's book "Just Ask!" in Decatur, Ga., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Justice Sotomayor Encourages Kids To 'Just Ask' In New Book

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has said that the seed for what has become her latest children's book was planted the day a woman called her a drug addict.
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Tiffany Haddish presents the trailblazer award at the MTV Movie and TV Awards on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Tiffany Haddish Explains Why She Won't Perform In Georgia

Haddish says she chose to join a boycott of Georgia after she read the state's new anti-abortion legislation.
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Tiffany Haddish arrives at the MTV Movie and TV Awards on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Show Over Abortion Law

Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia's new restrictive abortion law.
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In this March 14, 2019, file photo, John Legend performs "Preach" at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

John Legend On Abortion Law Boycotts: 'Money Talks'

Legend says Hollywood should consider boycotting Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama and other states that pass restrictive abortion laws.
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