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Georgia Woman One Of Two Lottery Winners

A Georgia woman, Ira Curry, has claimed one of two Mega Millions winning lottery tickets, the Associated Press reported on Thursday. Curry came forward Wednesday to collect her share of the $636 million jackpot, the second-biggest ever, which amounts to a $120 million after-taxes lump sum. She hails from Stone Mountain, Georgia and bought the ticket at the Gateway Newsstand in the Alliance Center building in Atlanta. The other winner, from San Jose, Calif. has yet to come forward.Copyright © 2013 MarketWatch, Inc....

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