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Local rallies planned for Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin poses for a portrait for his football team (Source: WFOR/CBS).

The million hoodie movement has spread from city to city in a symbolic attempt to get justice for Trayvon Martin. Two local rallies are planned for tonight in the ArkLaTex: One in Shreveport and one in Mansfield.  We'll take you there at 5.

It's a hot topic here and across the country. Just today, CNN released the results of a survey that found the majority of those responding feel that George Zimmerman should have been arrested. Where do you stand? Click here read more and participate in our poll, or join the conversation on our Facebook page.

Four generators are keeping LSU-Shreveport on life support, two days after the university's underground back-up electrical feed burned up Friday night. That's forced the campus closed for the week, just as mid-terms were supposed to be under way. But another local college has generously stepped up to offer some help. KSLA News 12's Brittany Pieper will have the very latest on how they're handling the disruption in a live report on KSLA News 12 at 5:00.

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the first of three days of testimony on the landmark healthcare law, passed under the Obama Administration in 2010, that has deeply divided the country. We will have an update at 5.

See you then.

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