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Tensions Rising In Fla. Over Teen's Shooting

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The community of Sanford, Fla., met Tuesday at a town hall meeting to discuss a controversial shooting. Trayvon Martin, 17, was killed last month by a neighborhood watch volunteer. The man has not been charged and says he shot the black teen in self-defense. Charges of racial bias have followed, and the episode has sparked a national outcry.
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