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  • Shellie Zimmerman plea: George Zimmerman's wife gets probation in plea deal

    Shellie Zimmerman plea: George Zimmerman's wife gets probation in plea deal
    SANFORD — Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of acquitted murder suspect George Zimmerman, admitted Wednesday that she had committed perjury to help her husband get out of jail and agreed to a plea deal that requires her to serve a year of probation....
  • George Zimmerman visited Cocoa plant that made gun in Trayvon Martin killing, TMZ says

    George Zimmerman visited Cocoa plant that made gun in Trayvon Martin killing, TMZ says
    An entertainment news website is reporting that George Zimmerman this week visited the Florida headquarters of the gun manufacturer that made the pistol used to kill Trayvon Martin. According to TMZ.com, Zimmerman went to Kel-Tec CNC Industries in...
  • Parkland High grad chronicling 1,100-mile journey on bicycle

    Parkland High grad chronicling 1,100-mile journey on bicycle
    Alan Fritzinger would sometimes take a long hike or long bike ride and wonder what it would be like if he didn't have to turn around right away, if he could just head into the sunset and do who knows what and end up who knows where. Now he knows. On...
  • Blog Questions VIII

     
    For the 10th anniversary of Change of Subject Sunday I solicited questions about the blog from readers and will be featuring most of them, along with my answers. Here's a small group: Denis: What you would pick as the Top......
  • Jesmyn Ward honors the memory of Trayvon Martin

    Jesmyn Ward honors the memory of Trayvon Martin
    When I heard the Trayvon Martin verdict last month, I was astonished. I shouldn't have been, but I was. I grew up in Mississippi in the '80s, and my entire family has lived here in the South for generations, so I should have known that George Zimmerman...
  • After Zimmerman verdict, more blacks seek anti-bias laws, poll finds

    After Zimmerman verdict, more blacks seek anti-bias laws, poll finds
    In the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, a bigger percentage of black Americans think new laws are needed to curb discrimination against blacks, Gallup polls show. In an August poll, the percentage of blacks who favored such laws had risen to 61%,...
  • Smith files legislation to change Stand Your Ground

    TALLAHASSEE -- Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith filed legislation Monday to eliminate several  provisions of the Stand Your Ground law. The bill, SB 122, ould not let a person claim Stand Your Ground as a defense if he or she left a place of...
  • 'N-word' -- however you say it -- is vile, and a N.Y. jury agrees

    After George Zimmerman’s acquittal on the charge of murdering Trayvon Martin, CNN’s Piers Morgan asked Rachel Jeantel, Martin’s friend, about something she had said on the witness stand. Jeantel had testified that Martin had told her...
  • Quiz: Test your knowledge of 2013's national news

    In 2013, our hearts were warmed by individual stories of compassion, but tragic, landmark events cast their shadows. The Boston Marathon bombing riveted the nation. Three people were killed, and more than 260 were wounded. Shootings in Colorado,...
  • Chan Lowe: George Zimmerman court costs

    Chan Lowe: George Zimmerman court costs
    Like most taxpaying citizens, I didn’t know that when someone is accused of a crime, tried and acquitted, his court costs must be reimbursed by the state. ¬† Court costs include such details as bringing in expert witnesses, producing...
  • Many Americans have no friends of another race: poll

    Many Americans have no friends of another race: poll
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 40 percent of white Americans and about 25 percent of non-white Americans are surrounded exclusively by friends of their own race, according to an ongoing Reuters/Ipsos poll. The figures highlight how segregated the United...
  • Orlando's Sen. Thompson: Florida boycott threat should spur special session

    Citing fears of a potential boycott of Florida and the economic damage it would do to low-income service workers, state Sen. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando, called Thursday for a special session of the Legislature to reconsider the state's "stand your...