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9:30am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Jury Begins Deliberation On Verdict In George Zimmerman Trial

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 4:23 pm

George Zimmerman arrives in the courtroom for closing arguments in his murder trial on Friday in Sanford, Fla.
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(This story was last updated at 6:20 p.m. ET)

Six jurors left a Sanford, Fla., courtroom on Friday to begin deliberating the fate of George Zimmerman, who stands accused of murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

After several hours of deliberations and a request for an inventory of evidence on Friday, the jury, all women, adjourned for the evening. It was scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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5:13am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

READ: Instructions For The Jury In Trial Of George Zimmerman

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 6:44 am

George Zimmerman in court on Thursday.
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Nearly 17 months after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin — a death that would spark protests across the nation — a jury is about to begin considering whether defendant George Zimmerman acted in self defense or should be convicted of murder or manslaughter.

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10:32am

Thu July 11, 2013
The Two-Way

Zimmerman Jury Can Consider Lesser Charge, Judge Says

Originally published on Thu July 11, 2013 2:32 pm

George Zimmerman in court on Thursday.
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The jury weighing the guilt or innocence of the man accused in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin can consider convicting George Zimmerman on a lesser charge of manslaughter, the judge ruled Thursday morning.

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11:41am

Wed July 10, 2013
The Two-Way

Defense Rests In Zimmerman Trial; Race 'Permeates The Case'

Originally published on Wed July 10, 2013 3:14 pm

Trayvon Martin's friend Rachel Jeantel testifies in the murder trial of George Zimmerman. Her testimony sparked discussions of the racial issues involved in the case.
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The defense is expected to wrap up its case Wednesday afternoon at the murder trial of George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer accused in the February 2012 shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin.

Update at 4:50 p.m. ET: Defense Rests Case

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2:58am

Tue July 9, 2013
NPR Story

Navigating The Skills To Successfully Land A Jet

Originally published on Tue July 9, 2013 4:35 am

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

And to help us understand more about what that cockpit crew may have been facing, we reached David Esser. He's an airline transport pilot and a professor of Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Good morning.

DAVID ESSER: Good morning.

MONTAGNE: Now even if as we just heard, accidents like this are a result of a chain of events, it's clear in this case that something did go wrong during the landing. Describe for us the difficulty of landing an aircraft like this.

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