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    Zimmerman to Be Arraigned

    George Zimmerman, right, enters the courtroom, Friday, April 20, 2012, during a bond hearing in Sanford, Fla. Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester says Zimmerman can be released on $150,000 bail as he awaits trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of Martin. He claims self-defense.  (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Gary W. Green, Pool)

    Gary W. Green, Orlando Sentinel / AP Photos

    George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood-watch leader who’s charged with second-degree murder of Trayvon Martin, is being formally arraigned and will not attend a Tuesday hearing, according to his lawyer, Mark O’Mara. O’Mara filed a not-guilty written plea at Tuesday’s arraignment in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman, 28, remains free after posting $150,000 bail.

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