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GPB morning headlines for January 5, 2022

As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues its spread across the state, one Georgia county has surpassed a grim pandemic milestone. Governor Brian Kemp will push for some new legislation that would loosen requirements to carry a handgun in public, according to The Associated Press. Kemp is expected to appear at a gun shop in Smyrna to announce his support for legislation that would do away with a license to carry a handgun in public, either openly or concealed.

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