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Social media increases national attention on Trayvon Martin case

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With details continuing to emerge surrounding the case, supporters of Martin everywhere have become enraged about law enforcement’s lack of action up to this point. Though the case began in the small city of Sanford, Florida, it has captured the attention of a nation, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, social media has been a leading factor in igniting the cause.

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