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What's News Today, Monday, May 20, 2013

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Jodi Arias is expected to take the stand today during the sentencing phase of her trial. Jurors will try to decide whether she should live or die for the murder of Travis Alexander after last week's conviction.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill will continue hearings on the issue of immigration today. There are more than 300 amendments being considered for the mostly bi-partisan bill by the gang of eight.

The national safety campaign, "Click It or Ticket" kicks off today to remind drivers to buckle up. Police chiefs from all over the area will get things going with a news conference this afternoon at 12:15 at the Roanoke River Overlook.

Miss Hill City, Addison Walker will visit Linkhorne Middle students today. She'll focus on helping girls develop positive mental health, discussing healthy eating habits and goal setting.

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