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  • An Atlanta-area hospital system could take over the hospitals affiliated with Georgia's only public medical school under a deal announced Tuesday. Augusta University Health System says it has signed a letter of intent to join Marietta-based nonprofit Wellstar Health System. Spokespersons on Tuesday couldn't answer key questions, including how much Wellstar might pay to take over the hospitals. It would be part of a series of hospital mergers.