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Judge grants $150K bail for George Zimmerman (CBS)

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By David Morgan (CBS News) SANFORD, Fla. – A judge granted bail for George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, but would not allow his release Friday, citing further discussions needed about the terms, including whether or not he would be allowed out of state. Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester… Read more »

Trayvon Martin’s parents in Tampa today

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Written by Laura Byrne Tampa, Florida — Trayvon Martin’s parents are in Tampa Thursday afternoon as part of a town hall meeting sponsored by the National Bar Association called, “Stand Our Ground for Justice.” Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin are sitting together on the front pew inside Beulah Baptist Institutional Church at 1006… Read more »

Stepping Stone: ALEC Retreats Under Pressure, Ends Push For ‘Stand Your Ground,’ Voter ID Laws

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WASHINGTON — The American Legislative Exchange Council, the controversial corporate-sponsored lobbying group whose push for “stand your ground” gun laws and voter ID legislation ignited grassroots protests, announced Tuesday that it is getting out of the social policy field to focus on core economic issues. Corporations associated with ALEC had been under siege from public… Read more »

‘Anderson’ Daytime Exclusive: Trayvon Martin’s Parents Give Update

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Today, in a daytime exclusive, Trayvon Martin’s parents and brother give an update on how their family has been coping, two months after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman. Martin’s older brother Jahvaris, and parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, address how they’ve felt since Zimmerman’s arrest last week.