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Newcomers change face of Republican bastions

The promise of a suburban idyll has attracted all kinds of people who are not white, and not Republican

Johns Creek has morphed from a white-flight Sun Belt suburb to a town where 24 per cent of residents are of Asian heritage.


AT first blush, this bedroom city of 83,000 half an hour's drive north of Atlanta might be mistaken for the perfect example of a white-flight Sun Belt suburb. It sits squarely in the congressional district once represented by Newt Gingrich, with excellent public schools and master...

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