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  1. Wednesday, March 4, 2015Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

    ... by the Rev. Brent Kasey. Surviving are a son, Michael Wayne Orr of Overland Park, KS; a sister, Ruby O. Williams of Sanford, FL; two grandchildren, Daniel Wayne Orr and Michele Orr Vaughn (Paul), both of Henderson; two step-grandchildren, Bryan ...


  2. Sobik's SubsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... has 10 franchised units in Florida and plans to add more. And there's Skibo's (Sobik's spelled backwards) Subs in Sanford. John Sobik III, who owns the franchise in Sanford, marvels that the lines still snake out the door for cheesesteaks and more. ...


  3. Coal Chamber Premiere New Song 'I.O.U. Nothing' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 |

    ... North America via Napalm. The band's first CD in over thirteen years was recorded in part at Audiohammer studio in Sanford, Florida with producer Mark Lewis (Devildriver, Cannibal Corpse ). Comments Fafara: " This record was over 13 years in the ...


  4. On Native GroundTRAYVON Martin Did not have to DieRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... named George Zimmerman, the son of a Hispanic mother and white father, in a busy little town outside Orlando called Sanford, Fla. I've tried to remain silent about the murder of Trayvon Martin, hoping justice would quickly wend its rightful course - ...


  5. New and notable this week in Orlando musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... Moss, Jordan Burchel, Casaveda, BJ Orbase, Emily Kopp, Matthew Fowler and Alison Sherberg. West End Live - 202 S. Sanford Ave. (Sanford) - RPR presents open mic hosted by Joshua Snyder at 8 p.m. This FREE event is 18+. The Red Lion Pub - 3784 Howell ...


  6. Chillin' Wit' Bishop Audrey F. BronsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    ... from Cheyney and taught psychology there for 18 years. So, how does Bronson - a minister's daughter raised in Sanford, Fla., until her family moved to Philadelphia when she was 13 - stay young? First off, she works pop culture into her sermons. ...


  7. Cepeda: Minoso a pacesetter for Latin American ballplayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | San Francisco Giants

    ... 77, still treasures the memory of the day in 1956 when he was in Minor League Spring Training with the Giants in Sanford, Fla. As Cepeda related, Minoso's White Sox were in Miami to play the Dodgers in an exhibition game. With segregation still ...


  8. An Ar ExclusiveIN Letter, President Obama Extols Health Care Law, Vows to Meet ChallengesRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... of issues raised bvy the trial and not guilty verdict delivered for George Zimmerman by a six-woman jury in Sanford, Fla., where the crime occurred, and doing some "soul searching" to understand better the deep divisions that may exist in America ...


  9. Brasch WordsTHE Late Great Commonwealth: Catching Up to the Gop PrimaryRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... gunned down in cold blood. On the night of Feb. 26, the 17-year-old Martin was walking through a gated community in Sanford, Fla., a suburb of Orlando, when he was approached by George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old Neighborhood Watch captain. Zimmerman, ...


  10. Trayvon Martin's mother surprised by racial animosity in U.S. and by expressions of supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Alabama Live

    ... Byrd. Fulton's son, 17, was shot to death nearly three years ago, after a confrontation with George Zimmerman in the Sanford, Fla. subdivision where Martin's father lived. Zimmerman told a 911 dispatcher the teen walking in the rain was up to ...


  11. Trayvon Martin's mother honored at Oakwood UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Before the Black Lives Matter movement, the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida pushed the teen's mother, Sybrina Fulton into advocacy. Three years this month, the shooting of the teen is the inspiration behind her continued work, and Oakwood University Church honors her as their 2015 Black History Month recognition recipient.


  12. Trayvon Martin's father: 'Change laws'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 |

    ... said it would not prosecute George Zimmerman, who fatally shot Trayvon Martin, 17, in a gated community in Sanford, Fla., outside Orlando, in a racially charged confrontation. Zimmerman, who identifies himself as Latino, contended he acted in ...


  13. Mother of Trayvon Martin honored at Huntsville eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Community Watch member George Zimmerman shot and killed Martin in Sanford, Florida in 2012 after Martin was returning from a convenience store. He was charged with murder but was acquitted by a jury.


  14. Eric Holder Says Race Is At Least Partly To Blame For His Struggles With RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    In a wide-ranging exit interview with Politico , outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder opened up about race and the Republican Party and called for an overhaul of federal laws that govern proof of civil-rights offenses. Holder, the first Black U.S. attorney general who is stepping down after six years in office, told the news site that setting a new standard to prove civil-rights offenses would give the federal government more freedom to prove discrimination cases like Micheal Brown in Ferguson, Mo ., and Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla .


  15. Champ & Chump: Sarina Gumbert and Jessica RecksiedlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Circuit Judge Jessica Recksiedler held a short status hearing Friday, April 13, 2012 in Sanford, Fl. , in the second degree murder case against George Zimmerman.


  16. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder backs change in civil rights law to ease prosecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Los Angeles Times

    ... said this week it would not prosecute George Zimmerman for shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black youth in Sanford, Fla., Holder said the law needed to be changed to make such prosecutions easier. The Justice Department on Wednesday announced a ...


  17. Three years after Trayvon Martin, a new civil rights movement grows in strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Raw Story

    When 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was gunned down three years ago this week in Sanford, Florida, his tragic death breathed life into a dormant civil rights movement. While many associate the Blacks Lives Matter movement most closely with the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in many ways it was Martin's death that first inspired a new generation of activists to take to the streets and protest against a system they felt held the lives of African Americans in small regard and was in desperate need of legislative change.


  18. From Trayvon Martin to a black lives matteraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    On July 19, 2013, President Obama discussed the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin. If the grand jury decisions to not indict the police officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner gave birth to the "black lives matter" movement, then it was conceived in the early evening of Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Fla.


  19. Holder: Standard in federal civil rights cases is 'too high'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | USA Today

    ... 17, on Feb. 26, 2012, as the teen walked back to a relative's home after purchasing snacks at a convenience store in Sanford, Fla. In the weeks after Trayvon's death, much of the nation was consumed with a racially charged narrative about a unarmed ...


  20. What It's Really Like to Be the US Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2012 | ABC News

    ... Holder told ABC News when asked about the department's response to high-profile cases in Ferguson, Missouri , and Sanford, Florida . The Justice Department announced this week federal charges would not be filed against George Zimmerman for killing ...


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