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Georgia to build fence around capitol
Protests prompt governor to OK barrier
A Georgia Building Authority employee paints sample sections of a fence outside the Georgia state Capitol, Wednesday in Atlanta. Gov. Brian Kemp has approved a plan to spend $5 million to ring the block holding the Capitol with a fence and make other security improvements after months of protests against racial injustice and seeking to remove a Confederate statue on the lawn. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — After months of periodic protests at Georgia's state capitol aimed at reforming police and removing Confederate statues, Gov. Brian Kemp has approved a plan to put up a tall metal fence around the building.
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