First Slice 2/17/12: Caterpillar’s building a Georgia factory?

Official says plant will be located near Athens, create 1,400 jobs


1. An unnamed “official” tells the Associated Press that Caterpillar, the heavy equipment manufacturer, is building a factory in Georgia (most likely near Athens) that will bring 1,400 jobs.

2. Defense attorneys for Hemy Neuman, the former GE executive who admits fatally wounding a co-worker’s husband outside a Dunwoody preschool, say he saw “angels and demons” resembling Olivia Newton John and Barry White.

3. ICYMI: Have no fear, gay folks! People are coming to Georgia to help you “overcome” your obsession! And as an added bonus, you get to visit Villa Rica to meet them!

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