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  • v  remove or withdraw gradually: "These new customs are chipping away at the quality of life"
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  • Expert: Potential Zimmerman jury pool 'a melting pot'
    Day 7 in the George Zimmerman second-degree murder trial wrapped up with a pool of 40 potential jurors. It's up to prosecutors and defense attorneys to chip away at that group and narrow it down to just six jurors with four alternates. WFTV's legal expert Bill Sheaffer said the group is a melting pot of people. The small group of everyday people that will decide the fate of George Zimmerman is ...
    June 19, 2013 - WFTV 9 Orlando

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