Daily Archives: July 12, 2013

State of Florida vs George Zimmerman -Verdict Watch

(CBS NEWS) Deliberations have begun in the trial of George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. The jury, which consists of a panel of six women, is weighing a second-degree … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Soundtrack Composers | John Williams

You couldn’t have a week like this without John Williams. John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist. He is considered to be one of the greatest film composers of all time.[1][citation needed] In … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 14 )

(CNN) — George Zimmerman was the star witness Thursday in his trial for the death of Trayvon Martin — for the prosecution, not in his defense. Assistant State Attorney Bernie de la Rionda tried to use the defendant’s words against … Continue reading

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