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Sharpton addresses NAACP; will fight stand-your-ground law

ORLANDO, Fla. — Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton said Wednesday that he is planning to lobby against Florida’s self-defense law prior to next month’s 50th anniversary of the 1963 march on Washington, D.C. Sharpton made his comments during a ...

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Attorney: Zimmerman bail hearing to be held next week

SANFORD, Fla. — Trayvon Martin’s supporters fought for weeks to win an arrest after the 17-year-old was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida. Now George Zimmerman’s attorney has begun what could be a lengthy legal battle to ...

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