The mayor made the announcement near the end of a 45-minute long State of the City address on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022.

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Local officials respond to deadly racist shooting in BuffaloThe Atlanta NAACP says that the individuals responsible have to be held accountable for these types of incidents. In addition, they said, citizens need to have a safety plan in place because these incidents are becoming far more commonplace in today's society.
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