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Martin Luther King III, his wife, Arndrea, sister Bernice and members of the General Assembly watch Governor Nathan Deal sign legislation related to the Martin Luther King Jr tribute statue  at the state Capitol Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Tuesday marks the last day the governor can sign bills into law.   (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

Martin Luther King III, his wife, Arndrea, sister Bernice and members of the General Assembly watch Governor Nathan Deal sign legislation related to the Martin Luther King Jr tribute statue at the state Capitol Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Tuesday marks the last day the governor can sign bills into law. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson) MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

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