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News Briefs: Population growth; veto override; SPLOST vote May 24

Metro Atlanta’s population rose to more than 5.7 million residents last year, according to new U.S. Census estimates. The Atlanta area remained the ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country, according to the AJC. The region grew by about 1.7 percent between 2014 and 2015. Following Gov. Nathan Deal’s veto of the so-called “religious liberty” bill, […]