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Trayvon Martin’s mother seeks money from HOA, state fund

ORLANDO, Fla. — Trayvon Martin’s mother is asking for at least $75,000 from the homeowners’ association of the gated community where her teenage son was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, court documents show. Sybrina Fulton also has ...

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Negative-ion firm settles Under Armour suit

A Jacksonville, Fla., company that makes silicone bracelets imbued with “negative ion” technology has settled the trademark infringement lawsuit against it filed by Baltimore-based sports apparel company Under Armour. Under Armour filed the lawsuit against Energy Armor Inc. last November, ...

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May sees pickup in homes facing foreclosure risk

LOS ANGELES — Lenders initiated foreclosure proceedings against more U.S. homeowners in May, setting the stage for increases in home repossessions and short sales — scenarios that could further weigh down home values in coming months. Default or scheduled-home-auction notices ...

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Crump inspires attendees at Legal Aid’s Equal Justice Council breakfast

Benjamin Crump, a Tallahassee, Fla. attorney who has represented the family of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., and handled many other high-profile cases, was the featured speaker at the Equal Justice Council’s 15th Annual Awards and Recognition Breakfast last week ...

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Commercial spacecraft launch successful

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Opening a new, entrepreneurial era in spaceflight, a ship built by a billionaire businessman sped toward the International Space Station with a load of groceries and other supplies Tuesday after a spectacular, middle-of-the-night blastoff. The launch ...

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Zimmerman apologizes for shooting; gets $150K bail

SANFORD, Fla. — Telling Trayvon Martin’s parents and a national TV audience “I am sorry for the loss of your son,” neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman took the witness stand in an extraordinary move Friday during his bail hearing, making ...

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Zimmerman makes court appearance in Fla. shooting

SANFORD, Fla. — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman made his first court appearance Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. During the brief appearance, Zimmerman stood up straight, looked straight ahead and wore a ...

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