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JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - A law firm says a Georgia jury has awarded $31 million to a boy for a botched circumcision he received as a newborn. The award was handed down Friday in northern Georgia's Clayton County. A lawsuit filed by the boy's family says he was 18 days old in October 2013 when part of his penis was severed during a circumcision in Riverdale.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A Colorado-based company says it plans to create 600 jobs in Georgia over the next five years. Global Callcenter Solutions will occupy temporary space in downtown Columbus before moving into a former Winn-Dixie supermarket building. Clients of the Pueblo, Colorado-based firm include cable television and broadband service firms.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two Georgia men are expected to plead guilty to kidnapping and killing a pregnant woman and her fiancé. WAGA-TV reports the Fulton County District Attorney's office says Andre Cleveland Gay and Richard "Fathead" Wilson could get life in prison Monday in the plea agreements. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports District Attorney Paul Howard had said he would seek the death penalty for the 2014 killings of 21-year-old Briana Brooks and 23-year-old Jeronta Brown.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The cinematic story of the son of a Klansman becoming a leading student figure in the civil rights movement is moving ahead, with filming planned in Alabama. "Son of the South" will begin shooting in November in Montgomery. The movie will be based on Alabama native Bob Zellner's story and his book, "The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement."
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