Today in the news: George Zimmerman gets $150K bond

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Mount Shasta Herald

Quote of note

"I wanted to say I am sorry for the loss of your son. I thought he was a little bit younger than I was, and I did not know if he was armed or not." – George Zimmerman, talking in court Friday to the family of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman received a bond of $150,000, meaning he can go free if his family comes up with $15,000. Martin’s family had been hoping for a $1 million bond.

News to know

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